Wednesday, Aug 5, 2009
by PopMatters Staff
by Rebecca Traister
Salon (5 August 2009)

“‘Julie & Julia’, the movie written and directed by Nora Ephron, is based on two books about two cooks, one world-famous and one world-weary, and there is little question that watching it provokes a physiological response. It makes you crave hollandaise. It makes you want soufflé. It might even, briefly, make you hungry for aspic made of beef feet.”

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