What’s Hot: Terrapin Crossroads Restaurant

WHO Phil Lesh of Terrapin Crossroads
WHAT Live Music with Waterfront Views
WHERE San Rafael

You don’t have to be a Deadhead to appreciate Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael. Opened in 2011 by former Grateful Dead member Phil Lesh, this waterfront venue features live music with views of the canal and a solid menu making it a favorite for locals who like to chill and take in some tunes. The recently launched “Backyard” features an outdoor performance stage, bocce ball courts and a play space for kids.

100 Yacht Club Dr, 415.524.2773 

Mimi Towle

Mimi Towle has been the editor of Marin Magazine for over a decade. She lived with her family in Sycamore Park and Strawberry and thoroughly enjoyed raising two daughters in the mayhem of Marin’s youth sports; soccer, swim, volleyball, ballet, hip hop, gymnastics and many many hours spent at Miwok Stables. Her community involvements include volunteering at her daughter’s schools, coaching soccer and volleyball (glorified snack mom), being on the board of both Richardson Bay Audubon Center. Currently residing on a floating home in Sausalito, she enjoys all water activity, including learning how to steer a 6-person canoe for the Tamalpais Outrigger Canoe Club. Born and raised in Hawaii, her fondness for the islands has on occasion made its way into the pages of the magazine.