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The artistic legacy of this brasserie is almost as vast as its square footage: Marc Chagall, Josephine Baker, Henry Miller, Salvador Dalí, and Ernest Hemingway are just some of the stars that lit up this converted charcoal depot. One of the largest restaurants in France, this Art Deco mastodon first opened in 1927 and has been hopping ever since. Thirty-three immense painted pillars hold up the ceiling; huge murals and paintings cover the walls. Though the food is decent (the lamb curry is the signature dish), it’s best to just come here for a drink or a snack, grab a table by the windows, and watch the world go by. It’s also a fun place to have breakfast.