For my book “A Taste of London,” I made two trips to England and drew every restaurant I could. This collection features 100+ places, from The River Cafe to St. John and beyond. Drop me a line if I missed your favorite, though. I’d love to go back!
This bistro offers authentic French fare with a modern twist. (Frenchette, 241 W Broadway, New York. 212-334-3883.)
I roam the streets with my pen and paper, sketching the facades of beloved restaurants. Drawing in ink with no corrections and finishing the image with a single color, I create one-of-a-kind works that evoke fond memories of cherished meals together.
Bring home a beautiful reminder of what made your nights out so special. Each Giclee print is one of 365 and signed and numbered. The prints are great as unique gifts to mark important milestones - a first date, a deal closing, or a big anniversary.
“John Donohue is the Rembrandt of New York City’s restaurant facades.”
– Adam Platt, restaurant critic, New York magazine
"If you know someone who’s wild for a special New York restaurant, this is the perfect present.”
– Ruth Reichl, former editor of Gourmet magazine
"John Donohue, a former editor at The New Yorker, has a talent for the visual image, not just the written word."
– Florence Fabricant, of The New York Times
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