With locations in San Rafael and a new home in Mill Valley, Sol Food is taking over Marin, and we are certainly not complaining. Chefs and diners alike flock to Sol Hernandez's popular restaurant for authentic Puerto Rican cuisine—like maduros, mofongo and bistec sandwiches—served with homemade sauces and dressings. Keep reading to see where in Marin Sol eats when she's not busy feeding the masses.
Favorite appetizer: Vietmanese Shaking Beef at Sushi Ran
Most creative salad: Fattoush with salmon at Insalata's
Go to takeout: Amicis salad and pasta
Farm to table entrée: Hog Island Oysters at the source
Best signature cocktail: Sol Food limeade w/tequeila (at home)
Best gut bomb: Theresa and Johnny’s corned beef hash—I get it ½ hash w/ cheddar cheese on top and two eggs over medium. And possibly a homemade biscuit w/ home made jam.
Bringing out-of-towners: Breakfast at Theresa and Johnny's
Favorite bar dining: Ramen at Sushi to Dai For and the Manhattan roll
Celebratory dessert: Pineapple bread pudding at Sol Food