Marin County


Marin County Fair-like fare offered at drive-thru

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 hours ago

July 11, 12, 17, 18 & 19 11am to 8pm "Giant corndogs, funnel cake, lemonade and kettle corn: A taste of the Marin County Fair has returned. . . The drive-thru food fair features a limited ...

To Go Meals from Michelin Stars

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months 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...


Latest Marin Country recommendations

by Headlands 2 days ago

Hi all, I grew up in Marin but am unfamiliar with the best restaurants because I haven't lived there in 25 years. :-) Going there this coming weekend and want to know what the latest and grea...


Farmscape: The Design of Productive Landscapes

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 days ago

" . . . We’re at a moment in time where it’s become so obvious we really need to work together. If the pandemic has made anything clear, it’s how truly interdependent we are, how we need to join to...

Bakers Against Racism - North Bay, June 15-20

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 27 days ago

More than 2,500 bakers across the country and internationally have registered for the Bakers Against Racism bake sale to be held June 15 to 20. https://www.timeout.com/usa/news/thousands-are-part...

Devil's Gulch Ranch Webstore (pick up in SF, local delivery in Marin & Sonoma counties)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Some of you may recognize the name of Nicasio-based Devil's Gulch Ranch from the many fine restaurants such as The French Laundry and Kin Khao that feature its rabbits on their menus. While it's ha...

The Milkman Cometh - Moreda Family Farms Delivery to Sonoma and Marin

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Petaluma's Moreda Family Farms is bringing back the milkman with home deliveries to Marin and Sonoma counties. In addition to its own cream-top, organic pasteurized milk from grass-fed, pastured co...

Kitti's Place (Sausalito)

by Malcolm Ruthven 11 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...

M. H. Bread & Butter in San Anselmo

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 years ago

At a dinner party last weekend, I immediately took note of the high quality of the piece of grilled levain accompanying the soup course. Good levain’s scarce on the ground despite the many outstan...

Pre-orders for Hanana Bread 4/25 pop-up at Ponsford's Place, San Rafael

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Ponsford's Place Bakery and Hanana Bread have set up an online ordering system. Hanana is taking orders for pick-up on Saturday, April 25, at designated times between 9am and noon. Checking the sit...

Hog Island Oysters & Staples online store (plus local delivery in Marin & Sonoma counties)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Hog Island has a helpful splash page to see which locations are open and which are closed in the time of Covid-19. Currently the Larkspur store is operating for to-go orders and delivery. The farm ...

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 ...

Marin/Mill Valley - Takeout Gems?

OC Mutt
by OC Mutt 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 6 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 6 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 1 year 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 9 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 10 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...