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Having A Night

Summary: Having A Night is a podcast dedicated to reviving the lost art of the dinner party. Sophie von Haselberg and Ariana Venturi are obsessed with both the micro and the macro of the all-important question: how to throw the absolute, supreme, no holds barred, remember-it-forever-unless-you-were-too-drunk dinner party.

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  • Artist: Sophie von Haselberg and Ariana Venturi
  • Copyright: Authentic Management


 BYOB with Karl Hess | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2561

Boy oh boy do we love this guy. Ari and Sophie pop the cork on a bottle of natural wine and get deep with Karl Hess, comedian and host of Yelling About Pate

 Salad Days | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1864

Summer’s bounty is upon us -- why not throw mother nature a dinner party? 

 Greta Titelman Goes Coastal | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2336

DC cocktail parties. BBQ’s. Why don’t people in LA respect time? The girls get into these questions and more with the hot and hysterical Greta Titelman.

 Taco Night | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1622

Tinker Taco Soldier Spy. A last-minute, gluttonous feast for our FOPs (Friends of the Podcast, duh). A detailed recap of a very special evening. Do try this at home at home… IF U DARE.

 Dates, Dinners, & Dealbreakers | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2439

Rebecca Serle, best-selling novelist and TV creator extraordinaire, sits down with the girls to talk worst dates, best dates, and just how much atmosphere plays a role. (Hint: A LOT.)

 Hand Tools | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2551

They say the only difference between human beings and other species is our dexterity with a whisk. Just kidding, no one said that! We’ve had a bit too much Pinot Gris. Pop open your white wine, and join us for this unplugged episode about our favorite unpluggables.

 In a Pinch | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2195

Oh man, your are just YOLO-ing your way through life and decided to invite 8 people over for dinner tonight, with only one hour to cook and no clue what to make. Have no fear! Listen up and listen well and you’ll have something scrummy on the table in no time.

 Taste & Tablescapes: Part 2 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1980

Catherine de Medici changed the way the French ate. Sandra Lee introduced us to the portmanteau “tablescape”. And whatever happened to Home Ec? Ari and Sophie do their research and delve into the joys and history of how exactly you should be setting your table.  

 Taste & Tablescapes: Part 1 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2706

What makes good taste? Bad taste? Can taste be learned or is it inherent? And we ain’t talking about your taste buds, folks. This week, the girls welcome set designer Kate Noll to discuss the non-edibles in and around your table. Join them in a philosophical discussion on aesthetics and meet our new style icon, Marie Hamtoinette. 

 Inside High End Dining | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2365

$5000+ dollar dinners?! Why would anyone pay over a month’s rent for a meal? Rockstar and longtime luxury restaurant employee Justin Wands pulls back the curtain of the fine-dining industry and discusses how to host an extravagant evening without the pricetag.

 Bring on the Pastels | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1574

#Peepsforweeks. Nothing screams springtime like lamb, peas, and marshmallow chicks. In this Easter episode, the girls break down their ideal Easter feast and debate the best bunny-themed candy. BONUS: A recipe for a special Easter cocktail that will blow your guests’ minds. We guarantee it.

 Little Known Facts? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2637

Ilana Levine of the “Little Known Facts” podcast joins the girls for a joint episode that explores the overlaps of acting and hosting, how to throw the ultimate brunch for your late-night friends, and why homemade salad dressing is a must.

 On a Dime | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2007

How to feed 8 people for under 30 buckeroos? We all know the classics: beans, pasta, stews...Want to get a little fancier without shelling out tons of cash? Ari and Sophie talk through their favorite menus to feed a big group on the cheap.

 Eating Partners | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2958

Michael McCarty -- the boisterous man behind Michael’s New York and Michael’s Santa Monica-- joins Martin von Haselberg in a wild and rowdy conversation about dinner parties gone by. When’s the last time you used a dining room chair for kindling? 

 Menu Planning | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2091

So you finally decided to throw a dinner party and suddenly realize... you have no idea what to cook! Not to fear, Ari and Sophie are here! The girls spill their fool-proof template for every dinner party, big or small, summer or fall.


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