After all, appetizers are everyone's favorite course. And with this rustic yet modern menu--adapted from San Francisco chef Chris Cosentino's new book of starters, Beginnings: My Way to Start a Meal--you really won't miss the mains.
Artichokes with Mint and Lemon
Egg and Anchovy Crostini
Spring Lamb Roasted with Mint and Garlic
Credit: Photo: Annabelle Breakey