Meryl Streep/Julia Child Movie Shot Footage at Provence; Cipriani Boxing Up Expensive Art

Flatiron: Zagat has paired with Continental Airlines to give away perks at some of the city’s international restaurants like Tabla, where you can get a free signed cookbook. [Zagat]
Lower East Side: It looks like the bar Tut’s is closed by court order. [Eater]
Midtown East: The Library Hotel at 299 Madison Avenue near 41st Street has opened its rooftop lounge, Bookmarks, for the season. [Grub Street] Benoit has its liquor license, and the brief BYOB window is now closed. [Eater]
Soho: The foodie movie Julie & Julia, with Meryl Streep as Julia Child, has been filming on location at Provence. [Making Ends Meat] Cipriani Downtown is downgrading its art. According to an onlooker: “They are loading the Peter Beards into the truck as if they were trash, banging them up…is this a renovation or another Cipriani scandal….” [Eater]
Williamsburg: When the sun comes out again, here’s where to drink in open air. [Gridskipper]
West Village: At 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Corner Bistro was packed with tourists, serving poorly cooked burgers, and inedible fries. But, the chili was good. [Bottomless Dish/Citysearch] If you’re looking for a not-so-seasonal recipe during this not so warm weather, you could whip up Gusto’s Housemade Brioche with Caramelized Apples. [Restaurant Girl]