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Delightfully Different Dinnerware

Be prepared for a tactile surprise the first time you pick up one of these plates or cups. They look just like the ubiquitous paper plates and plastic cups that appear at picnics and barbecues everywhere, but they’re not disposable. They’re made of durable melamine, so they’ll hold up to gobs of barbecue sauce and potato salad much better than the flimsy dinnerware they pay homage to.
What Is It?
What Is It?
Delightfully Different Dinnerware

Be prepared for a tactile surprise the first time you pick up one of these plates or cups. They look just like the ubiquitous paper plates and plastic cups that appear at picnics and barbecues everywhere, but they’re not disposable. They’re made of durable melamine, so they’ll hold up to gobs of barbecue sauce and potato salad much better than the flimsy dinnerware they pay homage to.

The creator is David Dewey, who worked with a manufacturer to make molds of everyday paper plates and plastic cups and then cast these modern, eco-friendly replicas. We found them after Daily Grommet reader Michele MacIntyre emailed us, looking for help finding this updated version of the classic paper plate. She thought they were special and we agree.

David’s dinnerware is great for kids, and his witty interpretations will make the adults at your party do a double-take when they discover the surprising heft and pleasing finish of these plates and cups. Plus, they won’t collapse or leak, and you won’t wind up with a big bag of trash after your next get-together.