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New York or Paris: I Love Buvette

Whenever I would start talking French restaurants, someone would invariably ask: Have you been to Buvette? Buvette had the buzz, no doubt about it, the consensus being that the food was excellent, the ambiance divine. One and all said: It’s like being in Paris!

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The Super-Star & the Sandwich: Cotillard & Tartinery

The 2015 Oscar buzz for Best Actress includes the award-winning Marion Cotillard as the depressed wife in Two Days, One Night. Having previously won an Oscar for her spellbinding performance as Edith Piaf in La Vie en Rose—only the second time an Oscar was awarded a woman for a non-English speaking performance—she’s up against stiff competition that includes Reese Witherspoon, Julianne Moore, Rosamund Pike, and Felicity Jones.

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Cubism: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection

Cubism, one of the most radical and influential movements of the early twentieth century, attracted Mr. Lauder from an early age, when he fell in love with a painting by Léger. The stupendous collection he amassed—eighty paintings, drawings, collages and sculptures by four preeminent Cubist artists—is now, as he always intended, a promised gift to the museum.

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