Ah, the legendary watering hole for literary masters and celebrities like F. Scott Fitzgerald, Jean-Paul Sartre, Ernest Hemingway, and Prince Serge Obolensky: even the Duke of Winsor was known to show up on occasion. The history of the bar is fascinating, as ex-U.S. jockey picked up and shipped his bar from New York to Paris, only to become the birthplace of the classic Bloody Mary. It’s still a melting pot for local regulars and various ethnicities today, serving fantastic drinks and exceptional martinis, although you may want to pass on food. Service is known to be spotty, especially at the bar, but hopefully the rich ambiance and delicious drinks will more than make up for it.
The Musée de la Franc-Maçonnerie, also known as the Musée du Grand Orient de France et de la Fr... Read more