Looking for a cookie fix? Call the Chipper
Cookie Company. Based here in Marin, Stephanie
Rach of Corte Madera bakes made-to-order
cookies for any occasion in a professional kitchen
— and she delivers; thechippercookiecompany.
com. Did someone say gluten free? 1 The Grand
Meringue’s Janet Ryvin and Jane Friedman have
taken a generations-old family recipe and applied
it to present-day confections. You can purchase at
local farmers’ markets, Bay Area specialty shops
and online; thegrandmeringue.com.
Ori and Nicole DeLecca of 2 Bliss Ala Mode,
currently at Pier 39, have opened a second
location here in Fairfax featuring crystal jewelry and classic pearls; blissalamode.com. Pure
Glam blowout bar has opened at the Town
Center in Corte Madera. Owner Tara Verkuil
uses her own organic product line to make
hair look perfect; shoptowncenter.com.
» Marin is already a great place to
live, and these new businesses are
making it even more fun. Check out
what’s new (or just getting better).