"Unique Eats & Eateries of San Francisco" (Reedy Press, October 2017). When people talk about great food cities, San Francisco rises to the top of the list thanks to its 49-square-miles of mouthwatering ways to whet your appetite. A new travel guide, Unique Eats & Eateries of San Francisco invites visitors and food-obsessed residents to explore the city in a delicious way—via the back stories and histories of some of its gutsy chefs and benevolent restaurateurs, the revelatory food and classic dishes, and the iconic restaurants that make San Francisco the fantastic dining destination that it is. The book is seasoned with 90 different profiles. From the story of Alioto’s Rose to Cioppino to Humphry Slocombe’s name to Hangtown Fry, this book offers up a toothsome way to explore the city. Consider it an amuse-bouche that encourage visitors tuck deeper into San Francisco’s vibrant food culture and the stories that simmer there. Kimberley is available for author interviews
"Walnut Wine & Truffle Groves" (Running Press) navigates the back roads-as well as the menus and markets of the Dordogne region southwestern France with newfound excitement . . . and a knife and fork! Through interviews with home cooks and chefs; visits to local farms, historic sites, and wineries; and serendipitous detours to out-of-the way places and unique destinations, Kimberley shines a light on the people, places and cuisine of this captivating region. Walnut Wine & Truffle Groves was the 2012 Gold Lowell Thomas Award Winner, given by the Society of American Travel Writers. To buy a copy, contact Kimberley. She has about 400 in her garage and will happily sign and mail one (or a dozen to you). Only $10 per book. This is a gorgeous coffee-table style book with photos and recipes, along with stories to whet your appetite.