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Flannery Beef helluva-deal steaks (and delivery saga)

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by trueblu 7 days ago

We decided to try out the Flannery Steaks 'helluva deal' rib-eye steaks this last week. They are about $24/steak for 12oz steaks: and one doesn't know if they are the midwestern angus or the calif...

Point Reyes Roadhouse

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by Malcolm Ruthven 1 month ago

Yesterday I drove into Point Reyes Station, and there at the southern entrance was a new (to me) place, Point Reyes Roadhouse, where the Marin Sun Farms place had been. I had lunch there, choosing ...

5th Annual Marin City Juneteenth Festival, June 19

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

"THIS SATURDAY COME CELEBRATE JUNETEENTH AT MARIN CITY’S 5th ANNUAL JUNETEENTH FESTIVAL!! 11am - 6pm Theme: IT TAKES A VILLAGE Collaboration between old school and new school organizers to b...

Fish (Sausalito)

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by Malcolm Ruthven 2 months ago

The posts about Fish in Sausalito seem to all be several years old, so after I went there with a friend yesterday (first time in several years) I thought I'd speak up. We arrived at 11:30 am, think...

Lou's Takeaway in San Rafael

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Lou's Takeaway has been on my list of places to try for more than a year now. But the restrictions of the pandemic and limitations of knowing exactly when I'd be nearby to place a coveted order hav...

PizzaHacker (Mill Valley)

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by Malcolm Ruthven 2 months ago

I went to PizzaHacker tonight and got a take-out pizza (I live very close). PizzaHacker is located a short distance south of Tam Junction in Mill Valley. It's a large place, both inside and outside...

Moonlight Deli (San Rafael)

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by Malcolm Ruthven 11 months ago

Moonlight Deli is in a small strip mall in the western end of San Rafael. It's a small shop with an eclectic menu of sandwiches, falafel, dolmas, etc. I've always found the food to be quite good an...

To Go Meals from Michelin Stars

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year 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...

Mint n Chili Fusion Foods (Marin City)

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by Malcolm Ruthven 11 months ago

Mint n Chili Fusion Foods is another identity and menu of BBQ n Curry House in the shopping center in Marin City where Target also is located. Their newish sign that's very visible from the freeway...

Grilled Cheese Collection + Zoom Cook-Off, April 16th, 2021

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

"April is Grilled Cheese Month and we’ve found a great way to celebrate with some of our favorite Bay Area Chefs! Join us on Zoom for a Grilled Cheese Cook-Off featuring San Francisco Chefs and Re...

Artisan cheese collections selected by Straus Home Ranch

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

While many places are opening up again, those planning to stay at home a bit longer might want to check out the California farmstead cheese collections curated by the Straus family. Shipping is inc...

Growing Asian Vegetables in Cool Summers

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

Thursday, March 4 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm "This workshop will cover the basics of cultivating different varieties of Asian vegetables in the cool summers of the Bay Areas coastline. We will explore...

French Restaurants open for outdoor dining

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

MerciSF has updated the list of French restaurants open for outdoor dining as of January 28 for its French, Francophile and the Francophone community. (And reminded me that I still need to try F...

Ellen Straus’ Pie Crust Recipe

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

Sharing the rich pie crust recipe from the matriarch of the Straus family . . . if you can't get Straus butter where you're located, you'll need to find a substitute that matches the 85% butterfat ...

Tales of Marin's Community Gardens

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

"There are a myriad of people and places growing healthy food in our community. These include school gardens, neighborhood community gardens, and institutional gardens that enhance food security, p...

Aroma Cafe (San Rafael)

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by Malcolm Ruthven 12 months ago

I get takeout from here probably once a week; I really like their food and staff. Today I got their large Fattoush salad (romaine, tomato, sheep feta, sumac, cucumber, onion, mint, pita croutons, o...

Jerry's Deli & BBQ (Novato)

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by Malcolm Ruthven 10 months ago

I got a takeout brisket sandwich, with a side of onion rings, ($14.95) from there late this afternoon and had it for dinner. I'd say the brisket was excellent, including a nice amount of bark, tend...

Tamales at Santa Venetia Market (San Rafael)

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by Malcolm Ruthven 11 months ago

Santa Venetia Market is in north San Rafael, across from the Marin County Civic Center. The last posts about it here I found were from 2012, where I posted about their tamales. Well, I'm again post...

Sol Food (Mill Valley, San Rafael, takeout)

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by Malcolm Ruthven 11 months ago

I get my takeout from Sol Food in Mill Valley. You order and pay online and they tell you when it will be ready for pickup. My normal order is their large Ensalada De Pollo ($14.45), baked chicken ...

Swanton Strawberries TODAY in Marin & Menlo Park

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

The CZU Lightning Complex Fire reached Swanton Berry Farm in Davenport but miraculously caused no significant damage. Swanton will resume farmers market sales today in Marin and Menlo Park. Please ...