From the city generally considered to be on the cutting edge of California's universally recognized culinary inventiveness, here is an overstuffed recipe collection offering a gastronomical tour of the Golden Gate City's picturesque neighborhoods. More than 500 recipes reflect the city's ethnic and social diversity.

San Francisco a la Carte 1991, Broadway Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780385417723

Trade paperback

San Francisco a la Carte 1979, Doubleday Books

ISBN-13: 9780385135450