Coronado Cookbook: Top Tables Coronado: Celebrating the Island’s Favorite Restaurants and Recipes

    Press Release from Chefs Press, Inc

    We are thrilled to share with you Chefs Press, Inc.’s latest cookbook, TOP TABLES CORONADO: Celebrating the Island’s Favorite Restaurants and Recipes (Paperback, full color, 112 pages; $14.95; May 2010)

    Coronado Island is one of San Diego’s premiere vacation destinations — indeed, one of the most popular in the world. Each year, millions flock to enjoy Coronado’s warm, sandy beaches, its breathtaking ocean views, and its widely varied and exciting food scene. Perhaps most amazing is that — despite the island’s relatively small size –– it is home to a stunning array of restaurants, wine bars, and gourmet shops that encompass nearly every taste, style, or ethnicity one can imagine. All this variety in one small place is part of what makes Coronado so enticing –– and so popular for both visitors and locals.

    Of course, within this large collection of dining establishments, certain places stand out above the rest.

    In TOP TABLES CORONADO, we give you a unique chance to experience the flavors of some of the Island’s most successful and beloved restaurants. This special edition showcases what Coronado has to offer — everything from California Coastal Cuisine to Asian, Mexican, Italian, or Greek. The chefs or owners of each restaurant have personally chosen the recipe or recipes that best capture the spirit of their kitchens as well as the wonderful flavors on their plates.

    Beautifully photographed, TOP TABLES CORONADO features more than 40 recipes. Here’s a taste of what you’ll find inside:

    From Bistro d’Asia & Sushi Bar

    Siam Lettuce Wraps, Ginger Steak Salad, Emerald Shrimp

    Chance Bistro

    Tortilla Soup, Mussels and Clams, Tamarind Glazed Salmon with Mango Salsa

    Spiro’s Gyros

    Spanakopita, Avgolemono Soup, Souvlaki, Baklava

    1500 Ocean, Sheerwater, Crown Room & Eno Wine Bar
    at the Hotel del Coronado

    Beef Filet with Braised Cheeks and Root Vegetable Ragout; Maine Diver Scallops with Black Lentils, Squash, Spanish Chorizo; Chocolate Fondant Cake

    Primavera RISTORANTE

    Fennel Salad, Osso Buco, Spaghetti Carbonara

    Brigantine Seafood

    Clam Chowder, Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes

    Miguel’s Cocina

    Queso Fundido Mar y Tierra


    Peohe’s Pacific Fire Shrimp, Peohe’s Halibut Mai’a

    Yummy Sushi

    Yellowtail/Salmon Kama

    Vigilucci’s ristorante

    Cioppino, Risotto Di Bue, Tiramisu

    Costa Azul

    Poblano Carnitas Relleno

    Island Pasta

    Verdura Pasta

    TOP TABLES CORONADO (ISBN: 978-0-9816222-1-7) will be available at online retailers, select independent Southern California bookstores, through Sunbelt Publications, and our website

    If I can be of any assistance or provide digital images to accompany a review or article, please contact me. Thank you in advance for your time and consideration.

    Sincerely yours,

    Amy Stirnkorb
    Publisher, Chefs Press

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