Linda and Steve Bauer take us on a culinary journey throughout the state of California. A joy for foodies and history buffs alike, Recipes from Historic California takes a peek inside the colorful past of California's many historic restaurants and inns. Each restaurant provides several signature recipes for the reader to try at home. Follow the Bauers down the coast, from the fabulous French Laundry in Napa Valley (try their delicious Chocolate Feuillentine) to the US Grant in San Diego (sample their Heirloom Tomato Salad.) Intriguing stories combined with delicious recipes from some of the finest restaurants in the world are your ticket to discovering the wonders of historic California.