C California Style

The A.O.C. Cookbook ($35, Knopf), Styne's foolproof strategy for wine and cheese pairings: "I opt for wines that come from the same region as the cheese itself."

By the Book

by C California Style

It has been nearly eight years since chef Suzanne Goin wrote her James Beard Award-winning book, Sunday Suppers at Lucques.

Now, as homage to her second venture with business partner and sommelier Caroline Styne, The A.O.C. Cookbook reveals the secrets behind the small plates revolution. Highlights: lamb meatballs with spiced tomato sauce, mint and feta; and dandelion and roasted carrot salad with black olives and ricotta salata. aocwinebar.com.

Edited by Kelsey McKinnon