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Harry's New York Bar

  • In English, just say: Sank Roo Doe Noo

  • Address: 5 Rue Daunou
  • Vicinity: Btw Avenue de l'Opera and the Rue de la Paix
  • Arrondissement of 2nd Rt, Bourse in Paris
  • Phone: 33 1 42 61 71 14
  • Type: Bar
  • Travel Genus: Drink , Drink
  • Drinkery Category: Upscale Drinkery
  • Drinkery Type: Bar



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1911/00/00 Tod Sloan Owner Tod Sloan converts a small bistro into what will become the famous Harry's New York Bar.
1915/00/00 Harry MacElhone Barman Barman Harry MacElhone creates an early version of the French 75 at the New York Bar in Paris. It is said to have such a kick like the powerful French 75mm field gun. French 75
1921/00/00 Fernand Petiot claims to have invented the Bloody Mary while working at the New York Bar in Paris. Bloody Mary (cocktail)
1922/00/00 Harry MacElhone Barman The first recipes for the Sidecar cocktail appears in Harry MacElhone's "Harry's ABC of Mixing Cocktails" and Robert Vermeire's "Cocktails and How to Mix Them". Sidecar (cocktail)
1923/00/00 Harry MacElhone Owner The New York Bar becomes Harry's New York Bar when Harry MacElhone, a former bartender there and at the Plaza Hotel in New York, buys it.
1925/00/00 Harry MacElhone Barman Harry MacElhone creates The Monkey Gland cocktail. Its named after the technique started in 1920 by Dr Serge Voronoff who implanted slivers of freshly-vivisected monkey testicle into the scrota of elderly Frenchmen. Monkey Gland
1928/11/18 George Gershwin Composer George Gershwin composes "An American in Paris" at the "Ivories" Piano Bar at Harry's New York Bar, completing the orchestration on November 18. An American in Paris
1929/00/00 Harry MacElhone Barman Harry MacElhone replaced creme de menthe with gin at Harry's New York Bar in Paris. White Lady
1948/00/00 Brendan Behan Work According to his memoirs Confessions of an Irish Rebel, Brendan Behan works at Harry's Bar circa 1948-49.

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Drinkery Type Bar
Drinkery Category Casual Drinkery
Drinkery Category Upscale Drinkery

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Dodsworth Book Sinclair Lewis Sam Dodsworth enjoys a couple of Whiskies at the New York bar.

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