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The Hot Zone

Issue: November 15, 1997

November 15, 1997 The Hot Zone Balthazar, Manhattan's latest spot to see and be seen, has a big surprise--the food is really good By John Mariani Having Sharon Stone, Robin Williams, Lorne Michaels, Susan Sontag, Anna Wintour, Angelica Houston, Linda Evangelista, Steve Martin and Boris Becker for dinner isn't all it's cracked up to be for a new restaurant.

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