Food & Drink

Nuts for Nut Milk

There’s currently heated debate over whether plant-based beverages like soy milk or almond milk can be advertised as “milk,” which is legally defined by...

Feature: The Grill Guide

By Tom Gogola, Stett Holbrook and Flora TsapovskyWhile there are plenty of North Bay restaurants that do burgers and barbecue very well, summer wouldn’t...

Swirl: Faces of Zin

Sonoma County is, in terms of Zinfandel acreage, a distant second to San Joaquin County, home to some pretty decent Lodi Zinfandel and maybe...

Spotlight on Novato: Hop Forward

Like many millennials, Jonathan MacDonald looked to the internet for information, guidance and skill-building to start his Adobe Creek Brewing business. Even his logo...

Food & Drink: Mainstream Movement

A lot of ground is covered in a mere hour and 25 minutes in filmmaker Mark Kitchell’s Evolution of Organic documentary, recently shown at...

Health & Wellness: Water Temp

“Good evening and welcome folks, I will be your waiter tonight,” I say to my guests as I pass out menus. “Can I get...

Food & Drink: Nutrition 3.0

‘Homeopathic farming,’ ‘nutrition 3.0’ and ‘acupuncture for the land’ were all catchphrases overheard at the inaugural International Biodynamic Wine Conference, held at the Golden...

Food & Drink: Bar Revamp

A handsome new bar quietly opened its doors on St. Patrick’s Day in San Rafael. The Tavern on Fourth, previously the Fourth Street Tavern,...

Food & Drink: Gateway Spot

Way back in the spring of 2015, I wrote about a barbecue restaurant that was planning to open at 2001 Sir Francis Drake Boulevard...

Food & Drink: Spring Forward

Spring is officially here, and restaurant chefs often embrace the new season by showcasing their early favorites—asparagus, spring onions and pea shoots.One of San...