Category: Food

Thanksgiving Weekend at Point Reyes

After a big day of eating turkey and hanging out with the family, it’s time to flex your arms and legs and work off the second helping of stuffing! Head out to Point Reyes. Here are some great things to do: See if the fish are spawning; check for updates and tours at SPAWN (Salmon…



Tour of Cowgirl Creamery

I’ve been wanting to write about my tour of the Cowgirl Creamery for a while now, but now I can refer you to William Wong‘s account of his tour over at sfgate.com. This was a pleasant surprise since Bill is both a great writer and friend.  Some quotes and link to full story below: Cowgirl’s…



Point Reyes: Come for the Cheese

Point Reyes and the nice folks at the Cowgirl Creamery have made a cheese lover out of me (see a past post on the best grilled cheese sandwich ever).  So it was no surprise to see that two local cheeses on the SF Chronicle list of 10 iconic California cheeses. The two are the (1)…



Photo of the Weekend – 2009-02-16

Greg at this Life’s a Picnic took these photos on his recent trip to Point Reyes Station.  Made me hungry! We like to sneak out there for a morning walk through the streets before the crowds arrive. If headed to the shore we secure provisions from an assortment of food shops with a wonderful selection…



Osteria Stellina in Point Reyes Station

Recently, a new restaurant has popped up in Point Reyes Station. Osertia Stellina, which focuses on rustic Italian food made with local ingredients, sits in the center of town where Rosie’s Cowboy Cookhouse used to be. I have not yet tried it, but the reviews so far are very good. From the MarinIJ: I’ve never…



Best Grilled Cheese Sandwich. In Point Reyes?

At the Point Reyes Farmers Market, I’ve been too busy looking at produce and cheese to try out the grilled cheese sandwich vendor. Strange since I love grilled cheese sandwiches! Luckily, the folks at Sunset gave it a try and declared the “best grilled cheese on the planet.”  Here’s what’s in it: Two slices of…



Point Reyes Is Slow Food

The Slow Food movement is defined: Slow Food is good, clean and fair food. We believe that the food we eat should taste good; that it should be produced in a clean way that does not harm the environment, animal welfare or our health; and that food producers should receive fair compensation for their work,…



Point Reyes Farmers Market 2008

[Click for information on the latest on the Point Reyes Farmers Market] Today was the first day of the 2008 season of the Point Reyes Farmers Market.  This market is the all local, all certified organic produce market.  If you passing through the area, definitely stop and pickup some produce for home and lunch for…



Lunch at Nick’s Cove

Many people have been anticipating the opening of Nick’s Cove. After all, it is the creation of Pat Kuleto, who also created several San Francisco classics, including Boulevard, Farallon and Jardiniere. In addition, the void left behind by Manka’s needed to be filled. The restaurant has been open about 5 weeks when I had lunch…



Eating Your Way Up Tomales Bay

The San Mateo County Times has outlined a very nice eating trip from Point Reyes Station to the town of Tomales. It heads up Highway 1 on the east side of Tomales Bay. It hits many of the fun and tasty spots along the way, including: Saturday Farmer’s Market at Toby’s Feed Barn Tomales Bay…