Focusing on high quality, local and seasonal ingredients, California Cuisine is characterized by a light touch.
Bedrock mortars are shallow pits, roughly 10cm in diameter, that were worn into flat rocks where native people crushed acorns into flour for cooking.
Before the colorful dancing bears appeared on the back cover of the Grateful Dead album, they were stamped on the sheets of blotter acid that came out of Stanley’s kitchen.
Banana slugs are slimy, shell-less mollusks that can grow to be longer than nine inches and come in a variety of shades of yellow.
California Modern Architecture strives to integrate interior and exterior spaces. Look for floor-to-ceiling windows, some of which swing wide open to literally remove the boundary between inside and out.
In the face of great social skepticism, Mr. Hallidie raised the funds to build a cable line on Clay Street between Leavenworth and Kearny and on August 1, 1873 took the terrifying first ride down the hill.