WI TH SUMMER IN full swing it is definitely time to break out the barbecue. In our grilling feature this month writer and
food stylist Lynda Balslev presents four tasty
recipes inspired by dishes found at some of
Marin’s best restaurants. She’s simplified the
recipes so they are easy to make at home.
Next up, writer Zack Ruskin walks readers
through the changes rippling through the cannabis industry in the wake of Proposition 64’s
January 2018 implementation that began to
allow adult-use marijuana sales in California.
He also includes a handy guide to terms you’ll
want to know.
Writer Jeanne Cooper keeps us in the sum-
mer spirit with suggested road trips. These
easy drives are great for those looking for fam-
ily adventure, outdoor escape or the perfect
We wrap up features by talking to medical
specialists and other experts with insights
into the opioid crisis as it affects Marin. We
also get to know the folks in Marin General
Hospital’s Spiritual Care Department — they
are there to listen and provide comfort to anyone who needs it.
Up front we’ve got tips for making sure your
next camping trip is the best one ever. We also
introduce you to KNBR morning radio host
Brian Murphy, who expounds on why he loves
Marin so much. And we catch up with coffee
connoisseur Mokhtar Alkanshali, whose amazing story is told in Dave Eggers’ latest book.
In Destinations, we make a stop in wine
country; if you love music festivals and wine,
we’ve got a list of places that offer both. A little
farther afield, associate editor Kasia Pawlowska
recounts her recent trip to Japan. Find the story
online to read some additional travel tips.
It’s a big issue full of summer fun and we
hope you enjoy it. Now, time to throw some
food on the grill and enjoy the long days.
Daniel Jewett, Managing Editor
IN THE CAN
Kasia Pawlowska likes to
stop and take pictures of
more than just the usual
tourist attractions when
she travels. Always one
to find the humor in a
situation, she photographed more than a
few of Japan’s unique
on trash cans.
With summer in full swing it is definitely
time to break out the barbecue.