A Table in Paris: The Cafés, Bistros, and Brasseries of the World's Most Romantic City (Hardcover)
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A visual exploration of the Paris dining scene, with stories, guides, and recommendations from everyday patrons and famous aficionados alike
Paris is a city like no other, beloved by travelers the world over for its incomparable architecture, atmosphere, arts, and, of course, food. The restaurants of Paris are rich with history, culture, and flavor. Whether you're a frequent visitor to the City of Light with memories of your favorite meals or an armchair traveler dreaming of the cuisine you could discover there, A Table in Paris will take you on a delicious visual journey through the arrondissements that you'll never forget. In his signature loose and evocative style, artist John Donohue has rendered an incredible sampling of the iconic institutions, hidden gems, and everything in between that make the Paris dining scene one of a kind.
Guided by recommendations from a breadth of locals, visitors, and experts, you’ll discover the places one must visit and the dishes one must sample in pursuit of the perfect Parisian meal. The book also offers space for your Paris dining bucket list, food memories or dreams from each arrondissement, and notes on the establishments featured. Restaurants hold a powerful place in our hearts, and A Table in Paris is a must-have for anyone with epicurean visions of Paris in theirs.
About the Author
John Donohue is an artist and writer who lives in New York. His articles and cartoons have appeared in The New Yorker, the New York Times, Barron’s, and other publications. He’s the author of All the Restaurants in New York and the editor of Man With a Pan: Culinary Adventures of Fathers Who Cook For their Families, a bestselling anthology featuring contributions from Mark Bittman, Mark Kurlansky, Stephen King, and many others.
“This is exactly the right moment to dream and thumb the pages of A Table in Paris, the artist John Donohue’s sketched love letter to that city’s restaurants.”
— The New York Times