Before we discuss the food, here are some lists that may be both interesting and the fodder for trivia games or contests during the event...
HOW MANY HORS D'OEUVRES DO I SERVE FOR A COCKTAIL PARTY?
HOW SHOULD I PLAN THE MENU?
HOW MUCH WINE DO I NEED FOR A COCKTAIL PARTY
"The Most Romantic kind of dinner is, in our opinion, one you cook at home. Even better if it's something you can share off the same big plate (or straight out of the pan) together.
Anna Stockwell, Epicurious, 02.03.15