Number of cookbooks chef Cindy Pawlcyn, a pioneer in the Napa Valley restaurant scene, lost along with her home in the recent Glass Fire. Collected since she was a little girl, the international cache included rare first-editions signed by Elizabeth David, Julia Child, and James Beard, as well as the only copy of her grandmother’s culinary notebook. Pawlcyn started cooking professionally in high school, and later turned Mustards Grill into one of the Napa Valley’s first destination-dining spots.

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