Wildfox

18 Dec 18
Marin Independent Journal
123 Bolinas: 123 Bolinas Road, Fairfax; 415-488-5123; 123bolinas.com. Happy hour: 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays. Atalaya: 901 B St., San Rafael; 415-521-5964; atalayacafe.com. WildCare Wednesdays: 5 percent of net sales go to support WildCare every first and third Wednesday of the month. Backstage Wine Tasting Room: 295 Magnolia Ave., Larkspur; 415-898-6778; backstagewines.com. Happy hour: 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays. Belcampo Meat Co.: 2405 Larkspur Landing Circle, Larkspur; 415-448-5810; belcampo.com. Happy hour: 4 to 5:30 p.m. daily. Thursdays: Half off bottles of wine. Beso Bistro and Wine Bar: 502 S. Palm Drive, Novato; 415-883-6700; besobistro.com. Tuesdays: Half off bottles of wine. Boca Pizzeria: The Village at Corte Madera, 1544 Redwood Highway, Corte Madera; 415-924-3021; bocapizzeria.com. Happy hour: 4 to 6 p.m. weekdays. Mondays: Half off all bottles of wine and all draft beer. Tuesdays: 5 to 7 p.m. complimentary wine tasting. Boca Pizzeria: Pacheco Plaza, 454 Ignacio Blvd., Novato; 415-883-2302; bocapizzeria.com. Happy hour: 4 to 6 p.m. weekdays. Wednesdays: Half off all bottles of wine. Thursdays: Half off all draft beers. Boca Tavern: 340 Ignacio Blvd., Novato; 415-883-0901; bocasteak.com. Happy hour: 4 to 6:30 weekdays. Bungalow 44: 44 E. Blithedale Ave., Mill Valley; 415-391-2500; bungalow44.com. Daily: $1 oysters. 5 to 6 p.m. The Cantina: 651 E. Blithedale Ave., Mill Valley; 415-381-1070; thecantina.com. Happy hour: 3 to 7 p.m. weekdays, until close Monday. Tuesdays: $1 tacos. Cooking School at Cavallo Point: Cavallo Point Lodge, 601 Murray Circle, Fort Baker, Sausalito; 888-651-2003 to enroll in classes; cavallopoint.com; email cookingschool@cavallopoint.com. Cooking classes with Cavallo Point chefs and guest chefs. Check website for schedule. Prices vary. Cowgirl Creamery: 80 Fourth St., Point Reyes Station; 415-663-9335; 866-433-7834; cowgirlcreamery.com. Fridays: “Cheese 101” class and tasting. 11 a.m. $5. Reservations required. Farmshop Marin: 2233 Larkspur Landing Circle, Larkspur; 415-755-6700; farmshopca.com/marin. Mondays: Fried chicken Mondays. 5:30 to 9 p.m. Fenix: 919 Fourth St., San Rafael; 415-813-5600; fenixlive.com. Happy hour: 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. Wine tasting: 6 p.m. Thursdays. Sundays: Brunch buffet with complimentary mimosa and live music. 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Second Tuesday of the month: Prix-fixe dinner. Monthly: Intimate dinner series prix-fixe dinner with R&B celebrity performance. $95, all-inclusive. Check website for details and full nightly calendar. Finnegan’s Marin: 877 Grant Ave., Novato; 415-899-1516; finnegansmarin.com. Happy hour: 2:30 to 6 p.m. daily. Jason’s Restaurant in Greenbrae offers a happy hour from 3 to 6 p.m. weekdays. Fresh Starts Chef Events: The Key Room, 1385 N. Hamilton Parkway, Novato; 415-382-3363 extension 213; bit.ly/FSchefevents; email info@hbofm.org. Monthly series of celebrity chef demonstrations with dinner to benefit Homeward Bound of Marin. Check online for schedule. Prices vary. Iron Springs Pub & Brewery: 765 Center Blvd., Fairfax; 415-485-1005; ironspringspub.com. Mondays: Fish and chips specials; happy hour beers all day. Tuesdays: Give back Tuesdays benefiting local nonprofits. Happy hour: 4 to 6 p.m. weekdays. Iron Springs Public House: 901 Fourth St., San Rafael; 415-457-6258; ironspringspub.com/publichouse. Mondays: Give Back Mondays benefiting local nonprofits. 4 to 10 p.m. Happy hour: 4 to 6 p.m. weekdays. Jason’s Restaurant: 300 Drakes Landing Road, Greenbrae; 415-925-0808; jasonsrestaurant.com. Happy hour: 3 to 6 p.m. weekdays. Las Guitarras: 1017 Reichert Ave., Novato; 415-892-3171. Happy hour: 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. La Toscana Ristorante & Bar: 3751 Redwood Highway, San Rafael; 415-492-9100; ristorantelatoscana.com. Happy hour: 3 to 6 p.m. weekdays, Wednesdays: Half off wine bottles. LaVier Homestyle Cuisine: 1025 C St., San Rafael; 415-295-7990. Happy hour: 4 to 6 p.m. daily. Hospitality night: 8 to 10 p.m. Mondays. Brunch: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekends. Left Bank Brasserie: 507 Magnolia Ave., Larkspur; 927-0960, ext. 1; leftbank.com. Seasonal specials and chef events. Check website for schedule. Madrigal Family Winery’s Sausalito Tasting Salon and Gallery: 819 Bridgeway, Sausalito; 415-729-9549; madrigalfamilywinery.com. Thursdays through Mondays: Wine tastings. Noon to 7 p.m. Marché Aux Fleurs Restaurant: 23 Ross Common, Ross; 415-925-9200; marcheauxfleursrestaurant.com. Tuesdays: Fried chicken night; Wednesdays: Meatball Wednesdays. Thursdays: Marché hamburger Thursdays; reserve when making a reservation. Marinitas Restaurant: 218 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., San Anselmo; 415-454-8900; marinitas.net. Wednesdays: Half-price wine bottles from 3 p.m. Sundays: Build-your-own bloody Mary buffet and brunch specials. Weekdays: Happy hour 3 to 6 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. to close. Nick’s Cove: 23240 Highway 1, Marshall; 415-663-1033; nickscove.com. Tuesdays: Locals’ night with a three-course prix-fixe dinner for $25, $1.50 oysters and $3 Lagunitas pints. Wednesdays: Wine Wednesday with 50 percent off bottles of wine. Off the Grid: Marin Country Mart, Larkspur Landing Circle, Larkspur; offthegridsf.com. Sundays: Food truck market with approximately 10 mobile vendors. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Parranga Taqueria & Cerveceria: 800 Redwood Highway, Suite 801, Mill Valley; 415-569-5009; parranga.com. Happy hour: 3 to 6 p.m. weekdays. Piazza D’Angelo: 22 Miller Ave., Mill Valley; 415-388-2000; piazzadangelo.com. Happy hour: 3 to 6 p.m. daily. Sundays: Family dinner menu. $25. Check website for other specials. Point Reyes Vineyards: 12700 Highway 1, Point Reyes Station; 415-663-1552; ptreyesvineyardinn.com. Weekends: Wine tastings with local cheese. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. $5 or free with the purchase of a bottle of wine per person. Poggio: 777 Bridgeway, Sausalito; 415-332-7771; poggiotrattoria.com. Tuesdays: Tuesday Night Suppers featuring family-style meals reminiscent of the Italian-American tradition. $35. Rancho Nicasio: 1 Old Rancheria Road, Nicasio; 415-662-2219; ranchonicasio.com. Happy hour: 4 to 6 p.m. weekdays. Weekends: Brunch. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. RangeCafe Bar & Grill: 333 Biscayne Drive, San Rafael; 415-454-6450; rangecafe.net. Happy hour: 3 to 7 p.m. weekdays. Sundays: Brunch buffet. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays: Kids eat free. Thursdays: Half-price bottles of wine. Sausalito Seahorse Supper Club: 305 Harbor Drive, Sausalito; 415-331-2899; sausalitoseahorse.com. Tuesdays: Wine tasting $5 a glass. 6 to 8 p.m. Seafood Peddler: 303 Johnson St., Sausalito; 415-332-1492; seafoodpeddler.com. Happy hour: 4 to 7 p.m. daily. Taco Jane’s: 21 Tamalpais Ave., San Anselmo; 415-454-6562; tacojanes.com. Happy hour: 4:30 to 6 p.m. weekdays. Trattoria Ghiringhelli: 1535 S. Novato Blvd., Novato; 415-878-4977; ghiringhellisnovato.com. Weekdays: Happy hour with $1 off pints, $5 well liquor drinks and bar bites. 2:30 to 6 p.m. Daily: $1 oyster hour. 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Mondays: Throwback happy hour with $4 cocktails. 4 to 6 p.m. Terrapin Crossroads: 100 Yacht Club Drive, San Rafael; 415-524-2773; terrapincrossroads.net. Weekdays: Happy hour with live music. 4 to 6 p.m. Trident: 558 Bridgeway, Sausalito; 415-331-3232; thetrident.net. Happy hour: 4 to 7 p.m. weekdays. Vin Antico: 881 Fourth St., San Rafael; 415-721-0600; vinantico.com. Happy hour: 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. weekdays. Wednesdays: Half off bottles of selected wines. Whipper Snapper Restaurant and Sangria Bar: 1613 Fourth St., San Rafael; 415-256-1818; whipsnap.biz. Tuesdays through Fridays: Happy hour in the bar with $5 food, draught beer and sangria specials. 5 to 6 p.m. Whistlestop parking lot: 930 Tamalpais Ave., San Rafael; agriculturalinstitute.org. Thursdays: Agricultural Institute of Marin’s Rollin’ Root mobile farmer’s market. 9 to 10 a.m. Wildfox Restaurant: 225 Alameda Del Prado, Novato; 415-883-9125, wildfoxrestaurant.com. Happy hour: 3 to 6 p.m. daily. Mondays: Half off select bottles of wine all day. Sundays: Brunch and bottomless mimosas 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Woodlands Market: 735 College Ave., Kentfield; 415-457-8160; 415-454-9963; woodlandsmarket.com. Fridays: Wine tastings in the wine bar. 5 to 7 p.m. $5. Saturdays: Wine tastings in the wine bar. 4 to 6 p.m. $5. Farmers markets Corte Madera: Town Center courtyard, noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 415-382-7846 or go to marincounty.org. Fairfax: Fairfax Library parking lot, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays. Call 415-999-5635 or go to town-of-fairfax.org. Indian Valley: Indian Valley Organic Farm and Garden, 1800 Ignacio Blvd., Novato, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Call 415-720-2051 or go to ccnorthbay.org. Marin Civic Center: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Veteran’s Memorial parking lot on Thursdays and behind the Civic Center on Sundays. Call 415-472-6100 or go to marinfarmersmarket.org. Marin Country Mart: Larkspur Landing Circle, Larkspur, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Call 415-461-5715 or go to marincountrymart.com. Mill Valley: CVS parking lot, Alto Shopping Center, 759 E. Blithedale Ave., 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays and 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fridays. Call 415-382-7846 or go to marincommunityfarmersmarkets.org. Novato: Behind CVS on Seventh Street between Grant Avenue and Novato Boulevard, 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays. Call 415-999-5635 or go to communityfarmersmarkets.com. San Rafael: Fourth Street between B and Cijos streets downtown, 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays. Call 415-492-8007 or go to sanrafaelmarket.org. Tiburon: Main Street, Tiburon, 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays. Go to communityfarmersmarkets.com. The Food Calendar runs Wednesdays. To list a food event or class, send your information to calendar@marinij.com (put Food Calendar in subject line). Items should be sent two weeks in advance. Include your daytime phone number on your release. Photo attachments should be 300 dpi JPGs with a file size around 2 megabytes.
16 Dec 18
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Watership Down was one of those books that I had vaguely heard about a few times, enough to know that it was a classic. For one reason or another, the title sat in my psyche with the knowledge that I would get around to reading it at some point because…well it’s classic. But if I […]

15 Dec 18
Antiquam Renovare

Get That Look Styled for Her by Me from Poshmark Closets. Inspiration: Christmas Morning Today’s get that look is all about those super cute and cozy christmas pajamas we wake up in christmas morning and sit around the tree with our families while presents are opened. I have chosen some of the cutest Christmas pajamas […]

14 Dec 18
Antiquam Renovare

Get That Look Styled for Her by Me from Poshmark Closets. Inspiration: Poshmark’s Gift Market Today’s Get That Look is different than any other Get That Look I have done before. This post consists of five gift ideas at five different price points and of course they are all put together with items from Poshmark […]

13 Dec 18
↟ wildfox anthology ↟

December is a busy month with the holidays in full swing. It’s also the month where your Goodreads challenge hangs over your head, and if you’re like me this year, there’s a bit of a disparity between the goal you set and the number of books you’ve read. Never fear. This list is meant to […]

11 Dec 18
Gabrielle Lifestyle

Hey guys! I put together some fun gift ideas for that special girl in your life. If you love any of the items below just click on the title and it will direct you straight to the product. I will be adding more products this week to this blog post so stay tuned for more […]

11 Dec 18
Marin Independent Journal
123 Bolinas: 123 Bolinas Road, Fairfax; 415-488-5123; 123bolinas.com. Happy hour: 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays. Atalaya: 901 B St., San Rafael; 415-521-5964; atalayacafe.com. WildCare Wednesdays: 5 percent of net sales go to support WildCare every first and third Wednesday of the month. Backstage Wine Tasting Room: 295 Magnolia Ave., Larkspur; 415-898-6778; backstagewines.com. Happy hour: 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays. Belcampo Meat Co.: 2405 Larkspur Landing Circle, Larkspur; 415-448-5810; belcampo.com. Happy hour: 4 to 5:30 p.m. daily. Thursdays: Half off bottles of wine. Beso Bistro and Wine Bar: 502 S. Palm Drive, Novato; 415-883-6700; besobistro.com. Tuesdays: Half off bottles of wine. Boca Pizzeria: The Village at Corte Madera, 1544 Redwood Highway, Corte Madera; 415-924-3021; bocapizzeria.com. Happy hour: 4 to 6 p.m. weekdays. Mondays: Half off all bottles of wine and all draft beer. Tuesdays: 5 to 7 p.m. complimentary wine tasting. Boca Pizzeria: Pacheco Plaza, 454 Ignacio Blvd., Novato; 415-883-2302; bocapizzeria.com. Happy hour: 4 to 6 p.m. weekdays. Wednesdays: Half off all bottles of wine. Thursdays: Half off all draft beers. Boca Tavern: 340 Ignacio Blvd., Novato; 415-883-0901; bocasteak.com. Happy hour: 4 to 6:30 weekdays. Bungalow 44: 44 E. Blithedale Ave., Mill Valley; 415-391-2500; bungalow44.com. Daily: $1 oysters. 5 to 6 p.m. The Cantina: 651 E. Blithedale Ave., Mill Valley; 415-381-1070; thecantina.com. Happy hour: 3 to 7 p.m. weekdays, until close Monday. Tuesdays: $1 tacos. Cooking School at Cavallo Point: Cavallo Point Lodge, 601 Murray Circle, Fort Baker, Sausalito; 888-651-2003 to enroll in classes; cavallopoint.com; email cookingschool@cavallopoint.com. Cooking classes with Cavallo Point chefs and guest chefs. Check website for schedule. Prices vary. Cowgirl Creamery: 80 Fourth St., Point Reyes Station; 415-663-9335; 866-433-7834; cowgirlcreamery.com. Fridays: “Cheese 101” class and tasting. 11 a.m. $5. Reservations required. Get in the holiday spirit and decorate cookies at the annual Farmers Market Holiday Celebration from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Marin Country Mart in Larkspur. Farmshop Marin: 2233 Larkspur Landing Circle, Larkspur; 415-755-6700; farmshopca.com/marin. Mondays: Fried chicken Mondays. 5:30 to 9 p.m. Fenix: 919 Fourth St., San Rafael; 415-813-5600; fenixlive.com. Happy hour: 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. Wine tasting: 6 p.m. Thursdays. Sundays: Brunch buffet with complimentary mimosa and live music. 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Second Tuesday of the month: Prix-fixe dinner. Monthly: Intimate dinner series prix-fixe dinner with R&B celebrity performance. $95, all-inclusive. Check website for details and full nightly calendar. Finnegan’s Marin: 877 Grant Ave., Novato; 415-899-1516; finnegansmarin.com. Happy hour: 2:30 to 6 p.m. daily. Fresh Starts Chef Events: The Key Room, 1385 N. Hamilton Parkway, Novato; 415-382-3363 extension 213; bit.ly/FSchefevents; email info@hbofm.org. Monthly series of celebrity chef demonstrations with dinner to benefit Homeward Bound of Marin. Check online for schedule. Prices vary. Iron Springs Pub & Brewery: 765 Center Blvd., Fairfax; 415-485-1005; ironspringspub.com. Mondays: Fish and chips specials; happy hour beers all day. Tuesdays: Give back Tuesdays benefiting local nonprofits. Happy hour: 4 to 6 p.m. weekdays. Iron Springs Public House: 901 Fourth St., San Rafael; 415-457-6258; ironspringspub.com/publichouse. Mondays: Give Back Mondays benefiting local nonprofits. 4 to 10 p.m. Happy hour: 4 to 6 p.m. weekdays. Jason’s Restaurant: 300 Drakes Landing Road, Greenbrae; 415-925-0808; jasonsrestaurant.com. Happy hour: 3 to 6 p.m. weekdays. Las Guitarras: 1017 Reichert Ave., Novato; 415-892-3171. Happy hour: 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. La Toscana Ristorante & Bar: 3751 Redwood Highway, San Rafael; 415-492-9100; ristorantelatoscana.com. Happy hour: 3 to 6 p.m. weekdays, Wednesdays: Half off wine bottles. LaVier Homestyle Cuisine: 1025 C St., San Rafael; 415-295-7990. Happy hour: 4 to 6 p.m. daily. Hospitality night: 8 to 10 p.m. Mondays. Brunch: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekends. Left Bank Brasserie: 507 Magnolia Ave., Larkspur; 927-0960, ext. 1; leftbank.com. Seasonal specials and chef events. Check website for schedule. Madrigal Family Winery’s Sausalito Tasting Salon and Gallery: 819 Bridgeway, Sausalito; 415-729-9549; madrigalfamilywinery.com. Daily: Wine tastings. Noon to 7 p.m. Marché Aux Fleurs Restaurant: 23 Ross Common, Ross; 415-925-9200; marcheauxfleursrestaurant.com. Tuesdays: Fried chicken night; Wednesdays: Meatball Wednesdays. Thursdays: Marché hamburger Thursdays; reserve when making a reservation. Marinitas Restaurant: 218 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., San Anselmo; 415-454-8900; marinitas.net. Wednesdays: Half-price wine bottles from 3 p.m. Sundays: Build-your-own bloody Mary buffet and brunch specials. Weekdays: Happy hour 3 to 6 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. to close. Nick’s Cove: 23240 Highway 1, Marshall; 415-663-1033; nickscove.com. Tuesdays: Locals’ night with a three-course prix-fixe dinner for $25, $1.50 oysters and $3 Lagunitas pints. Wednesdays: Wine Wednesday with 50 percent off bottles of wine. Off the Grid: Marin Country Mart, Larkspur Landing Circle, Larkspur; offthegridsf.com. Sundays: Food truck market with approximately 10 mobile vendors. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Parranga Taqueria & Cerveceria: 800 Redwood Highway, Suite 801, Mill Valley; 415-569-5009; parranga.com. Happy hour: 3 to 6 p.m. weekdays. Piazza D’Angelo: 22 Miller Ave., Mill Valley; 415-388-2000; piazzadangelo.com. Happy hour: 3 to 6 p.m. daily. Sundays: Family dinner menu. $25. Check website for other specials. Point Reyes Vineyards: 12700 Highway 1, Point Reyes Station; 415-663-1552; ptreyesvineyardinn.com. Weekends: Wine tastings with local cheese. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. $5 or free with the purchase of a bottle of wine per person. Poggio: 777 Bridgeway, Sausalito; 415-332-7771; poggiotrattoria.com. Tuesdays: Tuesday Night Suppers featuring family-style meals reminiscent of the Italian-American tradition. $35. Rancho Nicasio: 1 Old Rancheria Road, Nicasio; 415-662-2219; ranchonicasio.com. Happy hour: 4 to 6 p.m. weekdays. Weekends: Brunch. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. RangeCafe Bar & Grill: 333 Biscayne Drive, San Rafael; 415-454-6450; rangecafe.net. Happy hour: 3 to 7 p.m. weekdays. Sundays: Brunch buffet. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays: Kids eat free. Thursdays: Half-price bottles of wine. Sausalito Seahorse Supper Club: 305 Harbor Drive, Sausalito; 415-331-2899; sausalitoseahorse.com. Tuesdays: Wine tasting $5 a glass. 6 to 8 p.m. Seafood Peddler: 303 Johnson St., Sausalito; 415-332-1492; seafoodpeddler.com. Happy hour: 4 to 7 p.m. daily. Taco Jane’s: 21 Tamalpais Ave., San Anselmo; 415-454-6562; tacojanes.com. Happy hour: 4:30 to 6 p.m. weekdays. Trattoria Ghiringhelli: 1535 S. Novato Blvd., Novato; 415-878-4977; ghiringhellisnovato.com. Weekdays: Happy hour with $1 off pints, $5 well liquor drinks and bar bites. 2:30 to 6 p.m. Daily: $1 oyster hour. 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Mondays: Throwback happy hour with $4 cocktails. 4 to 6 p.m. Terrapin Crossroads: 100 Yacht Club Drive, San Rafael; 415-524-2773; terrapincrossroads.net. Weekdays: Happy hour with live music. 4 to 6 p.m. Trident: 558 Bridgeway, Sausalito; 415-331-3232; thetrident.net. Happy hour: 4 to 7 p.m. weekdays. Vin Antico: 881 Fourth St., San Rafael; 415-721-0600; vinantico.com. Happy hour: 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. weekdays. Wednesdays: Half off bottles of selected wines. Whipper Snapper Restaurant and Sangria Bar: 1613 Fourth St., San Rafael; 415-256-1818; whipsnap.biz. Tuesdays through Fridays: Happy hour in the bar with $5 food, draught beer and sangria specials. 5 to 6 p.m. Whistlestop parking lot: 930 Tamalpais Ave., San Rafael; agriculturalinstitute.org. Thursdays: Agricultural Institute of Marin’s Rollin’ Root mobile farmer’s market. 9 to 10 a.m. Wildfox Restaurant: 225 Alameda Del Prado, Novato; 415-883-9125, wildfoxrestaurant.com. Happy hour: 3 to 6 p.m. daily. Mondays: Half off select bottles of wine all day. Sundays: Brunch and bottomless mimosas 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Woodlands Market: 735 College Ave., Kentfield; 415-457-8160; 415-454-9963; woodlandsmarket.com. Fridays: Wine tastings in the wine bar. 5 to 7 p.m. $5. Saturdays: Wine tastings in the wine bar. 4 to 6 p.m. $5. Farmers markets Corte Madera: Town Center courtyard, noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 415-382-7846 or go to marincounty.org. Fairfax: Fairfax Library parking lot, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays. Call 415-999-5635 or go to town-of-fairfax.org. Indian Valley: Indian Valley Organic Farm and Garden, 1800 Ignacio Blvd., Novato, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Call 415-720-2051 or go to ccnorthbay.org. Marin Civic Center: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Veteran’s Memorial parking lot on Thursdays and behind the Civic Center on Sundays. Call 415-472-6100 or go to marinfarmersmarket.org. Marin Country Mart: Larkspur Landing Circle, Larkspur, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Call 415-461-5715 or go to marincountrymart.com. Mill Valley: CVS parking lot, Alto Shopping Center, 759 E. Blithedale Ave., 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays and 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fridays. Call 415-382-7846 or go to marincommunityfarmersmarkets.org. Novato: Behind CVS on Seventh Street between Grant Avenue and Novato Boulevard, 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays. Call 415-999-5635 or go to communityfarmersmarkets.com. San Rafael: Fourth Street between B and Cijos streets downtown, 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays. Call 415-492-8007 or go to sanrafaelmarket.org. Tiburon: Main Street, Tiburon, 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays. Go to communityfarmersmarkets.com. The Food Calendar runs Wednesdays. To list a food event or class, send your information to calendar@marinij.com (put Food Calendar in subject line). Items should be sent two weeks in advance. Include your daytime phone number on your release. Photo attachments should be 300 dpi JPGs with a file size around 2 megabytes.
07 Dec 18
↟ wildfox anthology ↟

December is a strange month caught in between autumn and winter, a battle of falling leaves & falling snow. While Christmas carols are the go-to music this month, at least, where I am from, I created this playlist intending to capture the drama of December, songs of eerie melodies and haunting beauty. Images (Live / […]

04 Dec 18
Marin Independent Journal
123 Bolinas: 123 Bolinas Road, Fairfax; 415-488-5123; 123bolinas.com. Happy hour: 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays. Atalaya: 901 B St., San Rafael; 415-521-5964; atalayacafe.com. WildCare Wednesdays: 5 percent of net sales go to support WildCare every first and third Wednesday of the month. Backstage Wine Tasting Room: 295 Magnolia Ave., Larkspur; 415-898-6778; backstagewines.com. Happy hour: 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays. Belcampo Meat Co.: 2405 Larkspur Landing Circle, Larkspur; 415-448-5810; belcampo.com. Happy hour: 4 to 5:30 p.m. daily. Thursdays: Half off bottles of wine. Beso Bistro and Wine Bar: 502 S. Palm Drive, Novato; 415-883-6700; besobistro.com. Tuesdays: Half off bottles of wine. Boca Pizzeria: The Village at Corte Madera, 1544 Redwood Highway, Corte Madera; 415-924-3021; bocapizzeria.com. Happy hour: 4 to 6 p.m. weekdays. Mondays: Half off all bottles of wine and all draft beer. Tuesdays: 5 to 7 p.m. complimentary wine tasting. Boca Pizzeria: Pacheco Plaza, 454 Ignacio Blvd., Novato; 415-883-2302; bocapizzeria.com. Happy hour: 4 to 6 p.m. weekdays. Wednesdays: Half off all bottles of wine. Thursdays: Half off all draft beers. Boca Tavern: 340 Ignacio Blvd., Novato; 415-883-0901; bocasteak.com. Happy hour: 4 to 6:30 weekdays. Bungalow 44: 44 E. Blithedale Ave., Mill Valley; 415-391-2500; bungalow44.com. Daily: $1 oysters. 5 to 6 p.m. The Cantina: 651 E. Blithedale Ave., Mill Valley; 415-381-1070; thecantina.com. Happy hour: 3 to 7 p.m. weekdays, until close Monday. Tuesdays: $1 tacos. Pixie Park’s annual Holiday Bake Sale features handmade cookies, cakes, brownies and gingerbread houses from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Marin Art & Garden Center in Ross. Cooking School at Cavallo Point: Cavallo Point Lodge, 601 Murray Circle, Fort Baker, Sausalito; 888-651-2003 to enroll in classes; cavallopoint.com; email cookingschool@cavallopoint.com. Cooking classes with Cavallo Point chefs and guest chefs. Check website for schedule. Prices vary. Cowgirl Creamery: 80 Fourth St., Point Reyes Station; 415-663-9335; 866-433-7834; cowgirlcreamery.com. Fridays: “Cheese 101” class and tasting. 11 a.m. $5. Reservations required. Farmshop Marin: 2233 Larkspur Landing Circle, Larkspur; 415-755-6700; farmshopca.com/marin. Mondays: Fried chicken Mondays. 5:30 to 9 p.m. Fenix: 919 Fourth St., San Rafael; 415-813-5600; fenixlive.com. Happy hour: 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. Wine tasting: 6 p.m. Thursdays. Sundays: Brunch buffet with complimentary mimosa and live music. 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Second Tuesday of the month: Prix-fixe dinner. Monthly: Intimate dinner series prix-fixe dinner with R&B celebrity performance. $95, all-inclusive. Check website for details and full nightly calendar. Finnegan’s Marin: 877 Grant Ave., Novato; 415-899-1516; finnegansmarin.com. Happy hour: 2:30 to 6 p.m. daily. Fresh Starts Chef Events: The Key Room, 1385 N. Hamilton Parkway, Novato; 415-382-3363 extension 213; bit.ly/FSchefevents; email info@hbofm.org. Monthly series of celebrity chef demonstrations with dinner to benefit Homeward Bound of Marin. Check online for schedule. Prices vary. Iron Springs Pub & Brewery: 765 Center Blvd., Fairfax; 415-485-1005; ironspringspub.com. Mondays: Fish and chips specials; happy hour beers all day. Tuesdays: Give back Tuesdays benefiting local nonprofits. Happy hour: 4 to 6 p.m. weekdays. Iron Springs Public House: 901 Fourth St., San Rafael; 415-457-6258; ironspringspub.com/publichouse. Mondays: Give Back Mondays benefiting local nonprofits. 4 to 10 p.m. Happy hour: 4 to 6 p.m. weekdays. Jason’s Restaurant: 300 Drakes Landing Road, Greenbrae; 415-925-0808; jasonsrestaurant.com. Happy hour: 3 to 6 p.m. weekdays. Las Guitarras: 1017 Reichert Ave., Novato; 415-892-3171. Happy hour: 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. La Toscana Ristorante & Bar: 3751 Redwood Highway, San Rafael; 415-492-9100; ristorantelatoscana.com. Happy hour: 3 to 6 p.m. weekdays, Wednesdays: Half off wine bottles. LaVier Homestyle Cuisine: 1025 C St., San Rafael; 415-295-7990. Happy hour: 4 to 6 p.m. daily. Hospitality night: 8 to 10 p.m. Mondays. Brunch: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekends. Left Bank Brasserie: 507 Magnolia Ave., Larkspur; 927-0960, ext. 1; leftbank.com. Seasonal specials and chef events. Check website for schedule. Madrigal Family Winery’s Sausalito Tasting Salon and Gallery: 819 Bridgeway, Sausalito; 415-729-9549; madrigalfamilywinery.com. Daily: Wine tastings. Noon to 7 p.m. Marché Aux Fleurs Restaurant: 23 Ross Common, Ross; 415-925-9200; marcheauxfleursrestaurant.com. Tuesdays: Fried chicken night; Wednesdays: Meatball Wednesdays. Thursdays: Marché hamburger Thursdays; reserve when making a reservation. Marinitas Restaurant: 218 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., San Anselmo; 415-454-8900; marinitas.net. Wednesdays: Half-price wine bottles from 3 p.m. Sundays: Build-your-own bloody Mary buffet and brunch specials. Weekdays: Happy hour 3 to 6 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. to close. Nick’s Cove: 23240 Highway 1, Marshall; 415-663-1033; nickscove.com. Tuesdays: Locals’ night with a three-course prix-fixe dinner for $25, $1.50 oysters and $3 Lagunitas pints. Wednesdays: Wine Wednesday with 50 percent off bottles of wine. Off the Grid: Marin Country Mart, Larkspur Landing Circle, Larkspur; offthegridsf.com. Sundays: Food truck market with approximately 10 mobile vendors. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Parranga Taqueria & Cerveceria: 800 Redwood Highway, Suite 801, Mill Valley; 415-569-5009; parranga.com. Happy hour: 3 to 6 p.m. weekdays. Piazza D’Angelo: 22 Miller Ave., Mill Valley; 415-388-2000; piazzadangelo.com. Happy hour: 3 to 6 p.m. daily. Sundays: Family dinner menu. $25. Check website for other specials. Point Reyes Vineyards: 12700 Highway 1, Point Reyes Station; 415-663-1552; ptreyesvineyardinn.com. Weekends: Wine tastings with local cheese. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. $5 or free with the purchase of a bottle of wine per person. Poggio: 777 Bridgeway, Sausalito; 415-332-7771; poggiotrattoria.com. Tuesdays: Tuesday Night Suppers featuring family-style meals reminiscent of the Italian-American tradition. $35. Rancho Nicasio: 1 Old Rancheria Road, Nicasio; 415-662-2219; ranchonicasio.com. Happy hour: 4 to 6 p.m. weekdays. Weekends: Brunch. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. RangeCafe Bar & Grill: 333 Biscayne Drive, San Rafael; 415-454-6450; rangecafe.net. Happy hour: 3 to 7 p.m. weekdays. Sundays: Brunch buffet. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays: Kids eat free. Thursdays: Half-price bottles of wine. Sausalito Seahorse Supper Club: 305 Harbor Drive, Sausalito; 415-331-2899; sausalitoseahorse.com. Tuesdays: Wine tasting $5 a glass. 6 to 8 p.m. Seafood Peddler: 303 Johnson St., Sausalito; 415-332-1492; seafoodpeddler.com. Happy hour: 4 to 7 p.m. daily. Taco Jane’s: 21 Tamalpais Ave., San Anselmo; 415-454-6562; tacojanes.com. Happy hour: 4:30 to 6 p.m. weekdays. Trattoria Ghiringhelli: 1535 S. Novato Blvd., Novato; 415-878-4977; ghiringhellisnovato.com. Weekdays: Happy hour with $1 off pints, $5 well liquor drinks and bar bites. 2:30 to 6 p.m. Daily: $1 oyster hour. 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Mondays: Throwback happy hour with $4 cocktails. 4 to 6 p.m. Terrapin Crossroads: 100 Yacht Club Drive, San Rafael; 415-524-2773; terrapincrossroads.net. Weekdays: Happy hour with live music. 4 to 6 p.m. Trident: 558 Bridgeway, Sausalito; 415-331-3232; thetrident.net. Happy hour: 4 to 7 p.m. weekdays. Vin Antico: 881 Fourth St., San Rafael; 415-721-0600; vinantico.com. Happy hour: 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. weekdays. Wednesdays: Half off bottles of selected wines. Whipper Snapper Restaurant and Sangria Bar: 1613 Fourth St., San Rafael; 415-256-1818; whipsnap.biz. Tuesdays through Fridays: Happy hour in the bar with $5 food, draught beer and sangria specials. 5 to 6 p.m. Whistlestop parking lot: 930 Tamalpais Ave., San Rafael; agriculturalinstitute.org. Thursdays: Agricultural Institute of Marin’s Rollin’ Root mobile farmer’s market. 9 to 10 a.m. Wildfox Restaurant: 225 Alameda Del Prado, Novato; 415-883-9125, wildfoxrestaurant.com. Happy hour: 3 to 6 p.m. daily. Mondays: Half off select bottles of wine all day. Sundays: Brunch and bottomless mimosas 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Woodlands Market: 735 College Ave., Kentfield; 415-457-8160; 415-454-9963; woodlandsmarket.com. Fridays: Wine tastings in the wine bar. 5 to 7 p.m. $5. Saturdays: Wine tastings in the wine bar. 4 to 6 p.m. $5. Farmers markets Corte Madera: Town Center courtyard, noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 415-382-7846 or go to marincounty.org. Fairfax: Fairfax Library parking lot, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays. Call 415-999-5635 or go to town-of-fairfax.org. Indian Valley: Indian Valley Organic Farm and Garden, 1800 Ignacio Blvd., Novato, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Call 415-720-2051 or go to ccnorthbay.org. Marin Civic Center: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Veteran’s Memorial parking lot on Thursdays and behind the Civic Center on Sundays. Call 415-472-6100 or go to marinfarmersmarket.org. Marin Country Mart: Larkspur Landing Circle, Larkspur, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Call 415-461-5715 or go to marincountrymart.com. Mill Valley: CVS parking lot, Alto Shopping Center, 759 E. Blithedale Ave., 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays and 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fridays. Call 415-382-7846 or go to marincommunityfarmersmarkets.org. Novato: Behind CVS on Seventh Street between Grant Avenue and Novato Boulevard, 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays. Call 415-999-5635 or go to communityfarmersmarkets.com. San Rafael: Fourth Street between B and Cijos streets downtown, 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays. Call 415-492-8007 or go to sanrafaelmarket.org. Tiburon: Main Street, Tiburon, 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays. Go to communityfarmersmarkets.com. The Food Calendar runs Wednesdays. To list a food event or class, send your information to calendar@marinij.com (put Food Calendar in subject line). Items should be sent two weeks in advance. Include your daytime phone number on your release. Photo attachments should be 300 dpi JPGs with a file size around 2 megabytes.
03 Dec 18
News Exc Celebrity

Article and photos from hienalouca.com

It’s promised to be one of the most impressive and demanding roles of her career. 

And Margot Robbie looked nothing but regal in new stills from her upcoming drama Mary Queen Of Scots.

The 28-year-old plays Queen Elizabeth the First in the period film, and she underwent quite a transformation. 

03 Dec 18
News Exc Celebrity

Article and photos from hienalouca.com

It’s promised to be one of the most impressive and demanding roles of her career. 

And Margot Robbie looked nothing but regal in new stills from her upcoming drama Mary Queen Of Scots.

The 28-year-old plays Queen Elizabeth the First in the period film, and she underwent quite a transformation. 

03 Dec 18
↟ wildfox anthology ↟

I’m not a complete stranger when it comes to starting and writing a blog. You could say I have a few attempts under my belt. You think I wouldn’t feel quite so out of my depth trying to figure out how to begin this first entry. But it has been a few years, and I […]

02 Dec 18

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vogue-at-heart: Vita Sidorkina & Kristina Peric for Wildfox Resort 2015 Photographed by Mark Hunter Source: vogue-at-heart

01 Dec 18
Living and Lashes

Now I don’t know about you but I LOVE giving people Christmas gifts. My family members are always asking me what to get people, what are the hottest products out there and what are people loving now a days. I thought for the first Living and Lashes Holiday Gift Guide I’d make it all about […]