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Nora Ephron

Nora Ephron in Baltimore, or When Meg Ryan met Rosie O'Donnell at the Woman's Industrial Exchange

Nora Ephron in Baltimore, or When Meg Ryan met Rosie O'Donnell at the Woman's Industrial Exchange

The author and filmmaker Nora Ephron, who died Tuesday night, had a famous love affair with food. Ephron was the maven who knew where to get the best coffee cake, cappuccino and smoked salmon in New York City. She didn't just back into the idea of making the (kind of) Julia Child biopic, "Julia & Julia," her last movie. The movies Ephron made are full of food-love. There's Meg Ryan's "high-maintenance, dressing-on-the-side instructions to waiters in"When Harry Met Sally" -- I just want it the way I want it." That same movie, of course, is responsible for one of the most famous restaurant scenes in movie history, set in Katz's...

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