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best place for oysters on Tomales Bay?

Robert Lauriston
by Robert Lauriston 5 years ago

Googling I find: Saltwater Oyster Depot in Inverness Tomales Bay Oyster Co. Tony's Marshall Store Hog Island Oyster Co. Nick's Cove

Caribbean Spices (San Rafael)

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by Malcolm Ruthven 6 months ago

Caribbean Spices, a Haitian restaurant, recently opened in San Rafael. I had lunch there yesterday and found a bright-colored welcoming place and very tasty food. I had their "The Jerkys", a plate ...

CA Bay Area. What are you cooking during the blackout?

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by seefoo 2 months ago

Trying to have some fun during all of this. I’m drinking all my beer for starters. I see a seafood blitzkrieg in my future. I have lots of tuna and salmon. I’ll be pulling out my two burner Cam...

Masa's Sushi | Novato

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Chef Takatoshi Toshi, who earned Michelin stars at Sushi Ran in Sausalito and Kinjo in SF, returned to and reopened Masa's Sushi in Novato almost two years ago. Lissa Doumani who owned Terra an...

Mama Mel's Bread | Petaluma

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Two months ago, I checked out the pop-up at a commercial kitchen in Petaluma. The find of the night was Mama Mel's Bread. These gluten-free breads are the best I've tried with beautiful crumb and ...

Kitti's Place (Sausalito)

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by Malcolm Ruthven 4 months ago

There are several prior posts here about Kitti's Place but mostly several years old, so I thought I'd post a new one. I went there for lunch today, first time in quite a while. As always, it was ve...

Hatch Chile Roasting Events @ Mollie Stone's - 2019

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

Mollie Stone's has announced its roasting schedule for Hatch Chiles from New Mexico in partnership with Melissa's Produce. Saturdays and Sundays, August 17 to Sept 15, 10am to 2pm Greenbrae -...

Anna's Seafood | Larkspur & Petaluma

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Anna's Seafood started up four months ago offering sustainable seafood for home cooks at area farmers markets. The owner/founder is Anna Svedise https://www.instagram.com/annaliciasvedise/ . If th...

Pibil Yucatan Food (San Rafael Transit Center)

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by Malcolm Ruthven 10 months ago

Today I had lunch at Pibil Yucatan Food in the San Rafael Transit Center, south-most part. It's run by the family that recently opened food service in George's in San Rafael, dinner only. I had the...

Vegetarian High Dining Restaurant

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by Mastove 8 months ago

My mother's birthday is coming up and she's a vegetarian. Due to her diet she sort of eats the same thing all the time (some variation of salad). How she lives with this diet I don't know. It would...

Cafe Lotus in Fairfax

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by Malcolm Ruthven 2 years ago

I had lunch today at Cafe Lotus in Fairfax, the first time I've been there in a long time. I had one of their specials, Chicken Pesto (organic chicken cooked in a clay oven, homemade basil pesto), ...

Cafe Ross (Ross)

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by Malcolm Ruthven 1 year ago

I had lunch at Cafe Ross, in downtown Ross (Marin County), the first time I've been there. It's a small place, with a nice patio in back, run by the owner, a very pleasant young man who has owned i...

Half Day Cafe Sold

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by mgmcmahon 1 year ago

Half Day Cafe in Kentfield has new owners after 32 years... the Marin IJ has more details in the 2nd story of the round up article linked below. The new owner says he will keep things running the s...

Parkside Coffee Bar (Stinson Beach)

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by Malcolm Ruthven 1 year ago

Parkside Cafe has been in Stinson Beach for many (good) years. This morning I stopped at their Coffee Bar, a small outdoor place between the Cafe and the Snack Bar. It serves excellent house-made p...

Half Day Cafe (Kentfield)

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by Malcolm Ruthven 1 year ago

There are posts here about the Half Day Cafe, but all are several years old so I though I'd start a new thread. It's been known for a long time for breakfast/brunch, but I stopped there a few days ...

My Thai (Novato)

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by Malcolm Ruthven 1 year ago

I had lunch today at My Thai in Novato and found it excellent. I had the Hot and Pepper Lamb ($13), described as sliced leg of lamb with bell peppers, bamboo shoots, green beans and sweet basil sau...

Taste of Rome (Sausalito)

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by Malcolm Ruthven 2 years ago

Today I had lunch at Taste of Rome, first time I've been there in a very long time, and since reports here are several years old I thought I'd start a new thread. It still has its old-school vibe t...

Pizza Antica (Mill Valley)

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by Malcolm Ruthven 2 years ago

Had lunch today at Pizza Antica in Strawberry Shopping Center just off 101 in Mill Valley. All reports I found here were several years old so thought it deserved a new one. I've always liked the sa...

Joinery (Sausalito)

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by Malcolm Ruthven 2 years ago

I went there today for the first time, for a late lunch. There were many customers at 2:00 pm, so it seems to be quite popular. I had the Fried Chicken Sandwich ($13) and loved it. See the ingredie...

Left Bank (Larkspur) on New Year's Eve

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by Malcolm Ruthven 2 years ago

A friend and I went to dinner there last night, New Year's Eve, and were quite impressed by the food and service. It had been a long since I had been there, especially for a real dinner in the dini...