Skip the wimpy dishes. Hearty soups and stews deserve deep bowls with bold, beautiful patterns.
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New York designer Jonathan Adler’s dinnerware adds a touch of sophisticated fun to any table. $12 at Bishop Street Market, 1419 N. Bishop Ave. 214-941-0907.
This scalloped lotus bowl is perfect for rice, egg drop soup, or even corn flakes. $5.95 at Sur La Table, 4527 Travis St. 214-219-4404.
Hand-painted in Mexico, this Talavera bowl is hip enough for chips and dip or stylish enough to stand on its own. $28 at Cookworks, 15213 Alpha Rd. 972-960-2665.
The grooved sides of this Portuguese porcelain beauty makes it easy to transport the sloppiest of soups on a cold winter night. $12.95 for bowl and saucer at Sur La Table, 4527 Travis St. 214-219-4404.