A Taste of Europe with Williams Sonoma

A Taste of Europe with Williams Sonoma

Want to add a little European flair to your dinner table? Williams Sonoma’s new European-inspired serveware will take you around the world without leaving your home!

No doubt inspired by the popular new film, Julie & Julia, Williams Sonoma launched a new French line this year that is sure to add beauty and inspiration to any feast. But it has also introduced two Mediterranean-themed serveware sets, showcasing the cultures of Italy and Portugal.

France – WS’s new Marché line of serveware celebrates France’s open air markets and their colorful displays of produce.


The collection includes serving bowls, salad bowls, and dipping bowls, all imprinted with vegetable-inspired paintings.

WS also has a new Wine Paring line of French-wine inspired dishes, including platters and appetizer plates, displaying beautiful images of the wine regions in France.Wine RegionAnd last, but not least, WS has also introduced its new Paris Café dinnerware that includes bowls, plates, and mugs, all depicting the colors and sights of the Parisian French bistros of yesterday and today.

9.23 WS French serving

Although not new, WS also has it’s popular Provence line of bowls and platters depicting castles, forests, animals, and other elements of European folklore.

Italy – Designed by a French artist, the images in WS’s new Paysage line illustrate the picturesque countrysides of Italy and other Mediterranean landscapes. The line includes pasta/risotto bowls, a serving bowl, and dipping bowls.

Portugal – To keep with the Mediterranean theme, WS offers its new Tile serveware. The striking blue and yellow tile was inspired by 17th century Portuguese tile and celebrates Portugal’s rich tradition of ceramic artistry. The set includes individual bowls and a serving bowl.

Whether planning a Mediterranean-inspired dinner party or celebrating a romantic Italian dinner for two, Williams Sonoma’s European dinnerware will surely add a little something extra to your plans.

Bon Appetit everyone!


  1. I’m going to try to hunt down the Paris cafe plates and mugs today. Thanks for letting us know about ’em!!!!

  2. The dh picked up my new Paris Cafe mugs and plates for me while I was working, and I just came home to them.

    They are soooo pretty!!!!

    Thanks again! And I’m loving your blog, can hardly wait for you to come back.

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