“When I was working in the King Cole Bar, Dalí would come in almost every Sunday with the ocelot, and he puts it on the armchair. There were two armchairs and he would sit in the other one and have his lunch. Sometimes he was feeding the ocelot something.” –Louis Rodopoulos, the King Cole Bar’s longest-tenured bartender, reminisces with Grub Street about Salvador Dalí, a customer of considerable eccentricity
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This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on July 14, 2011