Q: What's a good hostess gift to bring to a party?
A: All depends on what kind of party you've been invited to and how well you know your hostess. Parties can vary from a formal sit-down dinner to a casual backyard soiree. Regardless, it's always in good taste to bring something with you, not to mention, it's expected, even though your hostess may instruct you not to bring anything.
We think food-centered gifts are always best, especially ones that wow, evoke a sense of discovery and flatter the hostess. Mind you, these gifts don't have to be expensive, they just need to be gracious and thoughtful. Here are a few debatable options: