10 Historic Hotspots of the Paris Literati
9. Harry’s New York Bar
In 1911, a dedicated American expat Tod Sloan dismantled a New York bar and shipped it across the Atlantic to 5 Rue Daunou. In the 1920s, legendary Scottish bartender Harry MacElhone bought it and renamed it Harry’s New York Bar. The trendy cocktails Harry mixed up attracted celebrities like Coco Chanel and Humphrey Bogart here often. Allegedly, it's also the birthplace of the classic drinks Bloody Mary and French 75. Drinking here also recalls you the days when Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir meet here talking for hours on existentialism and philosophy.