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No matter how many cookbooks in your collection, make room for one more: Isabel Cruz's second cookbook, The Latin Table. San Diego's favored Latina chef has compiled more than a hundred signature recipes of her lively Latin-Asian fusion cuisine and award-winning cocktails...

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— Isabel Cruz

Restaurateur masters wholesome Latin cuisine

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Long before it was trendy, Isabel Cruz, of Isabel’s Cantina and Coffee Cup, was putting a healthy spin on Latin cuisine. Back in the 1990s, when she opened her first restaurant, The Mission, she put dishes on the menu she wanted to eat and would be healthful but that wouldn’t make her feel that she was depriving herself....

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