Get Inspiration From California's Food Scene in These Cookbooks

Plate Staff

All you have to do is walk through Gjusta in Venice to understand what California cuisine is all about. The 5,000-square-foot bakery/café is a mouth-watering, one-stop shop for bread, baklava croissants, smoked and cured fish platters, seasonal vegetable salads, porchetta sandwiches and kefir banana smoothies—not to mention baked eggs and lox hash for breakfast and chicken Parmesan for lunch. The owners of Gjelina opened the grab-and-go...