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The Beauty of the Brasserie

With his collection of historic Parisian restaurants, Jean-Paul Bucher is succeeding as both curator and capitalist
Issue: July 31, 2002

It's midnight at La Coupole, one of Paris' most celebrated brasseries. The aisles teem with perfectly accessorized night owls sipping aperitifs and waiting for tables. The air is fragrant with wispy cigarette smoke and the sharp sting of alcohol.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands July 31, 2002.

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