The long-awaited cookbook from The Slanted Door, James Beard award-winning chef Charles Phan's beloved San Francisco Vietnamese restaurant.
Charles Phan opened The Slanted Door in San Francisco's Mission District in 1995, inspired by the food of his native Vietnam. Since then, The Slanted Door has moved across town to the historic Ferry Building and has grown into a world-class dining destination. Its accessible, modern take on classic Vietnamese dishes is adored by diners, chefs, and critics alike. "The Slanted Door" is a love letter to the restaurant, its people, and its food, featuring stories and essays along with to its most iconic recipes such as Seared Scallops with Vietnamese Beurre Blanc, Wok-Seared Eggplant with Satay Sauce, and Rack of Lamb with Tamarind Sauce. In addition to recipes, the book will include an extensive cocktail section, and essays on its esteemed wine program.
About the Author
Charles Phan is the executive chef and owner of The Slanted Door family of restaurants, and the author of IACP award-winning book, "Vietnamese Home Cooking" (2012). He received the James Beard Award for Best Chef California in 2004, and in 2011, was inducted into the James Beard Foundation s Who s Who of Food in America. He lives in San Francisco with his wife and their three children."