The New York Post's Sara Stewart reports that our mourning of the dinner party came too soon. It's not dead at all; it just changed locations, and its cast of roving characters.
What are you doing tonight? Will you be breaking bread at a table at a fine dining establishment with 16 of your closest friends? Are you—horror of horrors—invited to a group dinner? Get out of it now; call in sick; leave the country. Run, run, far, far away, as fast as you can. Group dinners are the worst.
In this week's Thursday Style section, the New York Times presents a terrifying conundrum for the world in which we live: Is the dinner party, that elegant trademark of yore, in its final throes?
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