Health & Diet

Wilde? Child!

My favorite adage is one Julia Child borrowed from 19th-century poet and playwright Oscar Wilde: “Everything in moderation . . . including moderation.”Perhaps good...

Glug, Glug, Glug

’Tis the season to indulge, and a new wine bar in Mill Valley and a beloved Larkspur restaurant are two spots serving holiday cheer...

Guesthouse Attendant

To many locals, Picco tops the list for best restaurant in Marin. Under the talented eye of Real Restaurants Group’s chef Bruce Hill, Picco...

Flores brings the flava’

Few things bring back memories of my childhood visits to Baja and Mexico more vividly than Chiclets. It was south of the border where...

Taming of the ’Shews

“By being here tonight you saved the lives of 27 animals that we did not eat,” says Miyoko Schinner to a crowd of over...

Day of Durell

The first single-vineyard Syrah that I remember having was a Kendall-Jackson wine from the Durell Vineyard in Sonoma Valley. It was way back in...

Munching Marin

Masa PlanFlores, San Francisco’s estimable Mexican restaurant, opens its new outpost in the Corte Madera Town Center on Oct. 29. Yummers. The restaurant prides...

Self-Care Companions

The Headlands Center for the Arts is known to local art lovers for its ever-changing programming, community dinners and open houses full of natural...

The Yield

In Sebastopol last weekend, a large gathering of women farmers from around the Bay Area gathered to talk food and farming under the heading...

Glorious Caesar

A couple of Friday nights ago I was unmotivated to cook anything and with a bare larder at home in any case. I headed...