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.
Romney Steele has written one of the most interesting, beautiful and useful books I have ever owned. Read morePublished 4 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 5 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 7 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 7 months ago by Katazon
I have such a history of Nepenthe's. I've been coming here for over forty years, since it's only 40 minutes away from where I live. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Debby
It has been wonderful to read the history behind Nepenthe. We recently visited Nepenthe on our vacation to the Central Coast. Read morePublished 12 months ago by OC_Yvette
Photos and recipes reminded me of magical visits to Nepenthe in the 70s. Food photos evoked many satisfying, "homey" meals..can't wait to try to replicate the recipes.Published 15 months ago by janet abbott