USMagazine, Monday, December 10, 2012, 5:40pm (PST)
A holiday party with booze, bites, and Bethenny!Bravo star and bonafide mogul Bethenny Frankel, 41, hosted a holiday party for her Skinnygirl Cocktails staff on Friday, Dec. 7 at Catch, an NYC seafood eatery beloved by celebs. On the menu? Skinnygirl drinks like Santa's Little Helper and Holly Jolly Holiday, plus such healthy noshes as sugar snap peas, crispy rice cakes, and parmesan-truffle fries.Other cocktails created by Catch's mixologist Colin Maxwell included the Skinny Asteria (Skinnygirl tangerine mixed with Cointreau and maraschino) and the Skinny Q (Cucumber Skinnygirl mixed with fresh cucumber, lime and mint).
Celebs' favorite holidays snacksA beaming Frankel posted a candid shot from the event on Instagram: "This is the Skinnygirl holiday party complete w signature cocktails & fun party girls."
VIDEO: Tips for holiday party makeupThe talk show host, Skinnygirl founder, and novelist (Skinnydipping hit bookstores in April) logged in at #97 on Forbes annual list of the World's Most Powerful Celebrities this year, but Frankel doesn't forget the little folks. She recently donated $50,000 to the Red Cross for their Hurricane Sandy relief efforts, telling Ellen DeGeneres, "I was that person who sat on my couch and thought…'If I donate $10, is it really going to matter?' It does matter…. Every penny [counts]."No word yet on Bethenny's personal holiday plans with hubby Jason Hoppy and Bryn, their adorable 2-year-old daughter.