No other American city can rival San Francisco's reputation as a serious food town. Freshness, seasonality and simplicity are the hallmarks of the city's ever-evolving cuisine, which draws on international influences.

Williams-Sonoma Foods of the World San Francisco is an in-depth tribute to this vibrant food scene. In this beautifully photographed volume, you'll read about the people and places that have contributed to San Francisco's renowned culinary reputation. It also features more than 45 authentic recipes, including farmers' market greens with baked goat cheese toasts, seared ahi tuna with warm white bean salad, and soft-centered chocolate cake with espresso ice cream. Wherever you live, this book delivers the unique cuisine of San Francisco to your table.