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Stuff: Bar Mix

Savoury goods to outfit the home’s party hub

By Arta Ghanbari

RAISE THE BAR

Make a mean drink with the all-in-one Bar10der. The handy tool features two knives for slicing, dicing and styling garnishes; a stirrer and strainer; and, of course, a bottle opener and corkscrew. $45, at IQ Living, 542 Danforth Ave

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SNACK ZONE

Gather around this five-piece appetizer set from Alessi. Made from thermoplastic resin and stainless steel, the dishes sit at various heights – hugging a central meat, cheese and bread platter. The set also includes a toothpick holder and waste bin. $250, at Rolo, 24 Bellair St

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CART WHEEL

Two rubber-rimmed wheels – for smooth maneuvering – sandwich dual trays and deliver maximum cocktail dispensing. Made from MDF wood, the cart comes painted in white or red, or in a natural oak finish. $2950, at Suite 22 Interiors, 160 Bullock Dr, Markham

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REFINED PALATE

This set of coasters will please any pint aficionado. Inspired by traditional shipping pallets, the coasters are made from recycled wood, coated with a matte lacquer for a spill-resistant finish. $25/5, at Up To You, 1483 Queen St E

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NUT JOB

Carl Mertens’ Verso is a germ-free alternative to digging-hands-in-bowl syndrome. Part serving vessel, part peanut scoop, the stainless steel host tool is dishwasher safe. $100, at Studio Brillantine, 1518 Queen St W


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