Whether you're looking for recipes for your next party or decorating and gift ideas, the Hip Hostess is here to help! I’m Ilana Eck (aka the Hip Hostess), and I created this blog as a way to share some of my tried and true party tips, ideas and recipes with anyone looking for inspiration. I'm a New York City based attorney, freelance writer, recipe developer and the entertaining expert for an online magazine. I know all about the time and effort it takes to plan a great party and hope that my hip tips help you plan your own fabulous parties.
*Shopping for oils and spices at Tomat's Epicerie Fine in Paris