Since the 1950s the intellectuals, writers, actors, filmmakers who form the cultural elite of Paris have made Rosebud a preferred spot for late-night cocktails or a cozy meal.
Michel can be found behind the bar and his partner in the enterprise, Dominique attends to the dining room except on weekends when he is assisted by other servers in the white jacket that I associated with old time New York steakhouses.
I finally discovered it after attending a performance at the Théatre de Rive Gauche and went back after the next play for the best chili con carne in Paris.
We were soon engaged in an animated conversation with our neighbors that ended with a promise to meet again and conclude the evening with a Cuban cigar at the nearby fumoir. Details in an upcoming issue of The Paris Insider.
Rosebud 11B rue Delambre 75014 Metro: Vavin
Open Daily from 7PM -2AM