After enjoying hours just paging through the book, you will want to find the time to read it.
LOVELY photographs, wonderful recipes, nice "coffee table" type book to thumb through, or settle into your easy chair and read the family story.
Romney Steele tells the story of growing up in Big Sur, CA at her families restaurant Nepenthe.
If you have ever been to Nepenthe, this book is a perfect gift to yourself! It's beautiful to look at, and is filled with fabulous stories and recipes that take you back to the... Read morePublished 13 days ago by Laurie Smith
A gift for my best friend who collects cookbooks. It's hard to find one she doesn't have already. We live in the West and this is an area she has visited frequently buy she didn't... Read morePublished 3 months ago by The Sensible Shopper
Romney Steele has written one of the most interesting, beautiful and useful books I have ever owned. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Norma A Kunnas
Wonderful coverage of the most beautiful place in the world---Big Sur/Hwy. 1 Coastline.
Nice combination of recipes, stories, and photographs. Read more
This brings back tons of memories of growing up in Big Sur in the 50s and 60s. Nani, thanks for the memories.Published 9 months ago by Happy Amazon customer
We were at Nepenthe and I picked up this book. It gave all the history of the place- what it was like to grow up there and in that era. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Nina Z Rose
I loved this book; the story, the pictures, the recipes, the place. Steele weaves a perfect amount of history in with her familial anecdotes. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Katazon