Elaine Kaufman, whose Manhattan restaurant was haven to literary and entertainment figures, dies at 81
A statement issued by the restaurant's representative said Kaufman died Friday at a Manhattan hospital. She suffered from chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder and pulmonary hypertension.
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-- Associated Press
Photo: Elaine Kaufman at her restaurant in 2004. Credit: Joe Tabacca / For The Times