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.

MONTANA’S BOOKS

San Diego Food Finds Best Local Eats: 2018 Paperback
Publisher: Maria Desiderata Montana
AMAZON

Market Restaurant + Bar Cookbook: Seasonally Inspired Cuisine from Southern California’s Carl Schroeder. By Carl Schroeder with Maria Desiderata Montana, Photography by Maria Desiderata Montana.
(Pub Date: 05/2014)
Globe Pequot Press
AMAZON

San Diego Italian Food: A Culinary History of Little Italy and Beyond (American Palate) Paperback – October 7, 2014
Included: Italian recipes from Maria’s kitchen with matching photos
(History Press)
AMAZON

San Diego Chef’s Table: Extraordinary Recipes From America’s Finest City
August 2013 (Lyons Press)
Globe Pequot Press
AMAZON

‘Food Lovers’ Guide to San Diego’
Sept 2012 (Globe Pequot Press) (Reprinted 2014)
Globe Pequot Press
AMAZON

100 Things to Do in San Diego Before You Die (100 Things to Do Before You Die) Paperback – February 15, 2016
(Reedy Press) February 15, 2016
AMAZON

The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe Cookbook
2008
Written by Maria Desiderata Montana
AMAZON

Flying Pans: Two Chefs, One World
2009
Contributing Editor Maria Desiderata Montana