What Was New in Marin in August 2017


Lil’ Kickers, a Seattle-based soccer development program for kids, opens a new location in San Rafael.

Marin Healthcare District unveils a new Breast Health Center in Greenbrae. The center offers state-of-the-art technology capable of creating 3-D images of breast tissue to help identify cancer.

Eat and Drink

Andy’s Local Market opens a new location in San Rafael, one block away at 75 Loch Lomond Drive. The grocery store, specializing in fresh produce, deli items and pizza, includes an attached waterfront cafe.

A new teahouse has set up shop inside Open Secret Bookstore in San Rafael. See, the owner of Key Tea, brews locally grown herbs, tonics and homemade nut milks in a vibrant setting.

Madcap, the long-awaited San Anselmo restaurant by veteran chef Ron Siegel, is slated to open midsummer, featuring American and Japanese-influenced fare.

After a two-month closure for renovations, Mama’s Royal Cafe, a Mill Valley institution, reopens its doors. The quirky cafe is a locally popular breakfast and brunch spot; 415.388.3261.


The S.F. Design Center has a new showroom specializing in marble. Cosentino City, a family-owned company from Spain, offers large-format slabs of marble and a 3-D virtual viewing program.

Seesaw, a whimsical children’s consignment boutique selling clothes, handmade goods and toys in downtown San Anselmo, celebrates its one-year anniversary.