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New & Notable

By Gretchen Giles

With our restaurant reviews on temporary hiatus, we hunger to let you know more about some new spots recently opened.

a/k/a Bistro Substantial meat and pasta offerings with a good nod to vegetarians at this full-service bistro. 1320 Main St., St. Helena. 707.967.8111.

Barley & Hops Tavern Old-style pub fare with a terrifically modern nod toward vegetarian beer lovers. 3688 Bohemian Hwy., Occidental. 707.874.9037.

Bluegrass Bar & Grill Beef and whiskey make a mild roar above the creek. 14301 Arnold Drive, Glen Ellen. 707.935.4488.

Blue Skies Cafe Jessie and Laurent Boucher of Jessie and Laurent Catering open a brick and mortar devoted to breakfast and lunch employing clients of the Buckelew Center. Health and Wellness Campus, 3240 Kerner Blvd., San Rafael.

Cottage Eatery Mediterranean-influenced bistro and comfort food. 114 Main St., Tiburon. 415.789.5636.

DreamFarm San Anselmo's esteemed Fork has revamped itself; same owners. 198 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., San Anselmo. 415.453.9898.

Jack & Tony's Whiskey Bar Classic comfort food washed down with plenty of whiskey. 115 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.526.4347.

Le Garage Bistro French cafe that rages with the brunch crowd and is difficult enough to find that is fairly tourist-free. 85 Liberty Ship Way, Ste. 109, Sausalito. 415.332.5625.

Rendez Vous Bistro Classic French, replete with outdoor cafe dining adjacent to the downtown Square. |614 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.526.7700.

Rumi Kebobs, steak and seafood in a Persian and Middle Eastern style. Located in the space formerly host to El Rey-Pakal and Bamyan. 227 Third St., San Rafael. 415.455.9797.

Table Cafe Seasonal, organic and manna for dosa fanatics. 1167 Magnolia Ave., Larkspur. 415.461.6787.

Terrapin Creek Seasonal California cuisine with an emphasis on the nearby sea. 1580 Eastshore Road, Bodega Bay. 707.875.2700.

Whipper Snapper Fourth Street continues to melt the pot, this time with Caribbean and Spanish flavors. 1613 Fourth St., San Rafael. 415.256.1818.

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