Designing U-shaped kitchen
If cooking is your game and entertaining guests to home parties excites you, it is a sure thing that you cannot compromise on the quality of your kitchen. It is best to have a kitchen where you can cook and entertain guests at the same time. A U-shaped kitchen with an island might best suit your needs as many experts consider it as one of the best design that has best of the both worlds. It has an efficient working space and can also accommodate guests without looking too crowded.
However, U-shaped kitchen does not necessarily require and island to facilitate seating in the kitchen. If it as an open kitchen where one shelf is free from the wall, one of its side can be used with some chairs or stools to entertain guests.