It is the beginning of the holiday party season! In the 1960s, you would invite your friends over for a buffet. The menu at that time might include chips and dip, Jello salads and maybe fondue.
Here are a couple of ideas from the 1960s:
And from a company that you used to know:
In San Francisco in the 1960s, we learned about real Chinese cuisine from Cecilia Chiang at the Mandarin restaurant. The Mandarin moved from Polk Street to a 300-seat space in Ghirardelli Square in 1968. Cecilia is credited with introducing Mandarin-style cuisine to San Francisco and to the world. She was honored with a James Beard Foundation Award for Lifetime Achievement in 2013.
For fun, here is a recipe for a 1960s style drink for your holiday parties: