The San Francisco Bay Area media had a fine showing at last night's James Beard book awards.
Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat by Samin Nosrat
Deepa’s Secrets by Deepa Thomas
Nopalito by Gonzalo Guzman and Stacy Adimando
The Pho Cookbook by Andrea Nguyen
Champagne by Peter Liem (a former San Franciscan, surely he left his heart here)
and all the winners and nominees.