Winner of the James Beard Award for the Best Restaurant in America, the acclaimed Union Square Cafe serves some of the most imaginative, interesting, and tasty food in America. With this classic cookbook, winner of a Julia Child Cookbook Award, its devoted fans from down the block and across the globe can savor the restaurant's marvelous dishes, trademark hospitality, and warm decor at home. Here are recipes for 160 of Union Square Cafe's unforgettable dishes, from appetizers, soups, and sandwiches to main courses, vegetables, and desserts. Hot Garlic Potato Chips, Porcini Gnocchi with Prosciutto and Parmigiano Cream, Grilled Marinated Fillet Mignon of Tuna, Ratatouille-Stuffed Zucchini Blossoms, and Baked Banana Tart with Caramel and Macadamia Nuts are just some of the timeless favorites included in this essential collection. Filled with the vitality, warm artwork, and tempting recipes of its namesake, The Union Square Cafe Cookbook ensures that the restaurant's pleasures are as close as your bookshelf.