12/09/2011 AT 05:55 AM EST
celebrated her new Nylon
cover with a private dinner party at The Writer's Room in L.A. – where she was presented with a special treat: an all-pink cake decorated with the cover image. The Glee
star played hostess, cutting the cake and serving it up to the guests before mingling with partygoers like Shenae Grimes
. Meanwhile, rockers The Plastiscines were positioned behind the turntables, providing the soundtrack for the hip soiree.