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We were fascinated by the swank dinner party on a budget from the Times last weekend. The setting was magical and special -- but the food, well, it didn't overwhelm us the way the magical realist table setting did.

So we went shopping to see what kind of dinner party we could throw for eight people on a $100 budget.

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