Calin Van Paris

Best of the County 2017

You cast more than 1100 votes in categories like food, drink, shopping, recreation and personal beauty. Here are the results.

Nepal

Volunteering to help build schools in a foreign country can lead to a transformation of more than just the local community.

Author Talk: Chris Haft

We sat down with San Francisco’s Chris Haft to discuss his new book, "If These Walls Could Talk".

School of Rock

Learn more about the rocks you'll find across Marin County. Calin Van Paris has the details.

Author Talk

We sat down with Novato's Peter B. Logan to discuss his new book, "Audubon: America's Greatest Naturalist and His Voyage of Discovery to Labrador."

All The Buzz

More than just producing the sweet stuff, Marin’s beekeepers also have a hand in improving the environment and the quality of your garden.

Author Talk

We sat down with Mill Valley's Joan Barnes to discuss her new book "Play It Forward: From Gymboree to the Yoga Mat and Beyond."

Go-to Getaway

Writer Calin Van Paris spent a weekend at Carmel Valley Ranch for an Urban Remedy detox retreat last autumn. Here's her recap.

Custom Creations

We buy it, we wear it, we pass it down through generations – but how does the fine jewelry we treasure come into being?

Author Talk

We sat down with San Anselmo’s Jacqueline Winspear to discuss her new book, "Journey to Munich: A Maisie Dobbs Novel."

Guatemala

A life-changing journey begins with a leap of faith.

Author Talk

We sat down with Mountain View’s Andy Weir to discuss his bestselling book, which recently became a motion picture: The Martian.

Lifefactory

This month's Made by Marin features the maker of those trendy Lifefactory bottles. Calin Van Paris has the details.

Author Talk

We sat down with San Francisco’s Amy Guittard to discuss her new "Guittard Chocolate Cookbook."

Winston Made

Learn more about local clothing and accessories company, Winston Made.

Creature Comforts

Learn more about the different pet adoption agencies throughout Marin in this month's FYI.

Holiday Comfort

Chef Michael Pihl shares Bungalow 44’s secret to marvelous mashed potatoes.

Festival Hopping

MVFF’s Mark Fishkin and Zoë Elton recount their travels in search of the next great film.

Author Talk

We sat down with Marin Magazine’s own Jim Wood to discuss his new book, "What a Trip! A Mostly Positive Life Story."

lilah b.

Learn more about Sausalito-based lilah b. cosmetics in this month's Made by Marin.

A Room With a View

Hilltop 1892 invites Marin residents to enjoy a modern menu at a historic estate.

Comfort Food Reimagined

Chef Tim Humphrey brings farm flair to Tiburon Tavern’s thematic menu. Here's this month's recipe.

Summer Search

Learn more about the Summer Search program here in Marin County.

Author Talk

We sat down with Novato’s Kathryn Otoshi to discuss her new book with the late Bret Baumgarten, Beautiful Hands.

EO Products

Learn more about Mill Valley's EO Products in this month's Made by Marin.