Marin County


To Go Meals from Michelin Stars

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 days ago

In this time of Covid-19 and stay at home orders statewide, restaurants are limited to take-out and delivery services. Many have closed. Others have soldiered on converting their operations to offe...

Marin/Mill Valley - Takeout Gems?

OC Mutt
by OC Mutt 14 days ago

Hi hounds! If there are any of you left out there, I'm looking for recs for hound worthy takeout in Marin county. I love Avatar's but don't know if there are any other must-haves in Marin that are...

Free Little Amigo Burritos for Kids @ Tommy's Salsa in Novato

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 18 days ago

"Tommy’s Salsa would like to help kids that are missing school who may need some extra meals. We will be providing rice, beans and cheese little amigo burritos (kid size) on school days to kids who...

Urgent Need for Volunteers at Food Banks

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 19 days ago

On Monday the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank sent out an urgent call for volunteers: "Volunteer in the Warehouse Urgent Need More than a third of our March volunteers have cancelled — that is 1,5...

Dillon Beach Coastal Kitchen | Marin

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Following a tasting appointment at Merry Edwards in Sebastopol, I suggested that our group take advantage of this summer evening and head to the coast for dinner. From Merry's we zipped down to the...

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)

by Malcolm Ruthven 9 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?

by seefoo 6 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 7 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)

by Malcolm Ruthven 8 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 8 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)

by Malcolm Ruthven 1 year 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

by Mastove 11 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

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)

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

by mgmcmahon 2 years 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)

by Malcolm Ruthven 2 years 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)

by Malcolm Ruthven 2 years 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 ...