New in Town
Marin is already a great place to live, and these new businesses are making it even more fun. Check out what’s new (or just getting better).
Now you can get your noodle fix on this side of the bridge: 1. Uchiwa Ramen has opened in San Rafael; uchiwaramen.com. Veggie Grill’s menu of vegan/vegetarian items — think quinoa bowls supplemented with tempeh or vegetable-based proteins — is available at Corte Madera Town Center; veggiegrill.com. If you want to stay in for the night, 180Eats brings healthy, organically sourced meals to your home; 180eats.com.
2. Town Center is upping its fun factor with the installation of a children’s play area featuring an interactive water-spouting elephant fountain; shoptowncenter.com. Based in Sausalito, Kinderfeets designs two- and three-wheel balance bikes for young children who are learning to ride; kinderfeets.com. Strawberry Village welcomes 3. PBteen, Pottery Barn for decor-lovers-intraining. pbteen.com.
Sausalito native Yasmin Sanie-Hay recently launched 4. Ziba Style, a carefully curated online selection of luxury goods, fashion and jewelry found by Sanie-Hay on her travels in more than 70 countries; ziba-style.com. Bored with your emoji selection? LOLy, created by Gina Pell of Ross, offers a slew of phone-based icons geared to women “with style and a sense of humor”; itunes.apple.com.
5. Equator Coffees and Teas has closed its coffee cart and opened the doors to a downtown Mill Valley storefront; equatorcoffees.com. One part tea purveyor and one part art gallery, Desta Epicures Guild is a unique new tea source in San Anselmo; desta.com. Red Whale Coffee, a Canadian transplant, is now headquartered in San Rafael, with brick-and-mortar shops in Terra Linda and Corte Madera; redwhalecoffee.com.
There’s a new hair care business in town — Gravity Salon has come to Larkspur; gravitysalonmarin.com. 6. SkinSpirit recently expanded its Mill Valley location with the addition of two new treatment rooms; skinspirit.com. Streamline your product routine by letting Spa Heroes check the ingredient list for you. The subscription-based site delivers natural, effective spa products right to your door; spaheroes.com.