6 Hemingway Haunts Around the World
A 1956 Playboy article on Ernest Hemingway describes the author as follows: “Hemingway has cheated death time and time again to become a scarred and bearded American legend, a great white hunter, a husband of four wives, and a winner of Nobel and Pulitzer prizes. Sin has paid off for Hemingway.” An American legend indeed, this notable adventurist was also a patron of life’s finest pleasures, and was an avid eater and drinker. Here are six of the scribe’s best known spots to ingest and imbibe.
Sloppy Joe’s – Key West, Florida
A “Key West Tradition,” this bar opened in 1933 but underwent two name changes before it got to the name “Sloppy Joe’s” — a Hemingway suggestion. Hemingway loved the bar so much he once called himself a silent partner in its enterprise, and he even left personal belongings in their possession when he moved from Key West in 1939.