App turns the tables on throwing a dinner party

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App turns the tables on throwing a dinner party

Saffer’s lonely sojourn in Sweden sparked the idea for the ‘Airbnb of informal get-togethers’

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Whether you want to break bread with complete strangers or host an intimate dinner party for friends, an online platform called Open Seat is the latest tech gadget to help home chefs make a quick buck.

Launched last week, Open Seat has been vaunted as the Airbnb of informal get-togethers.

On ever-present security concerns, the founders said the first tier of defence is giving the host and guest as much information about each other along with a rating...

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