San Diego Food Finds

San Diego Food Finds

Nationally published and award-winning author, food writer and photographer Maria Desiderata Montana takes you on the Food Lovers’ Guide to San Diego and beyond. Montana is the publisher of the San Diego Food Finds blog.

About San Diego Food Finds

San Diego Food Finds is a multiple award-winning website/blog in San Diego with a very large following. It is the city’s best source for finding information on the best restaurants, markets and local culinary offerings. You will find the most current and updated information from Montana’s culinary adventures paired with a large variety of full-color professional photos of her favorite dishes.

Montana is well-known for assisting celebrity and high profile chefs with their cookbook projects and for uncovering the best recipes from their kitchens. She discovers great ‘food finds’ from the best restaurants in town, specialty stores, coffee shops, artisan bakeries, farmers’ markets, wine and cheese shops, beer shops, ethnic markets and more. You will also find authentic recipes from Montana’s Italian Kitchen.

Maria Desiderata Montana


Eating Local In San Diego (Arcadia Publishing/History Press) by Maria Desiderata Montana. Coming soon!

100 Things to Do In San Diego Before You Die (Reedy Press) by Maria Desiderata Montana. Coming soon!

Market Restaurant + Bar Cookbook: Seasonally Inspired Cuisine from Southern California. By Carl Schroeder with Maria Desiderata Montana, Photography by Maria Desiderata Montana.
(Pub Date: 08/2015 by Globe Pequot Press)
Globe Pequot Press/Rowman & Littlefield

San Diego Italian Food: A Culinary History of Little Italy and Beyond. Published in 2014 by History Press.
History Press

San Diego Chef’s Table: Extraordinary Recipes From America’s Finest City
Published in 2013 by Lyons Press (2014 San Diego Book Award winner for Best Published Lifestyle Book Cooking & Home.
Globe Pequot Press

Food Lovers’ Guide to San Diego
Published in 2012 by Globe Pequot Press (2013 San Diego Book Awards Finalist) (Reprinted 2014)
Globe Pequot Press

Flying Pans: Two Chefs, One World
Contributing Editor Maria Desiderata Montana:

The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe Cookbook
Written by Maria Desiderata Montana

Best Restaurants and Local Eats/PO Box 675362, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067

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