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Help Save Dr MLK Academy’s Garden Program

The opportunity to build a catering program at the Market brought Carolyn King to Driver’s in 2018. A masterful chef, Carolyn has been an integral part of the team from the start, handling multiple roles including menu development and catering manager. “I love the creative outlet that catering provides, getting to work with organic produce and so many specialty products,” she said.

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Celebrating with Carolyn King — head of catering

The opportunity to build a catering program at the Market brought Carolyn King to Driver’s in 2018. A masterful chef, Carolyn has been an integral part of the team from the start, handling multiple roles including menu development and catering manager. “I love the creative outlet that catering provides, getting to work with organic produce and so many specialty products,” she said.

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Deli Manager – Marissa Cruz

Marissa Cruz has been with us since 2016, and is an important part of the Driver’s family. She was working as a business banker at Wells Fargo when she got to know Paul Geffner, a co-owner at Driver’s. Paul was a client of Marissa’s, and the two became friends. “He would always ask me when I would quit the bank and come work for him,” she said. Outside of work, Marissa is an award winning outrigger paddler, competing in Hawaii, California, and beyond.

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News from the Deli

We now offer online ordering! Order and pay on your phone, no app required. Open your phone camera and scan the QR code to see the menu. Order and pay, we’ll prepare your food.

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Good Food Award Winners

Much of what we carry at Driver’s is made by small teams of artisans who are passionate about their craft. Our vendors work hard to make excellent food, and they work just as hard to get their goods on grocery store shelves. We love to see them win Good Food Awards, because they really deserve the recognition. We proudly stock award winners here at Driver’s, many of them local – look for the blue Good Food seal on our shelves! Read on to see this year’s winners.

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Turney Street Parklet

Our parklet on Turney Street is now complete and open to the community! This beautiful new space is a dream project for us – the original drawings have been hanging in our cafe for 5 years! Finally, the dream is a reality.

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Experience craft chocolate

The craft chocolate industry continues to grow, with a strong focus on ethical practices, and American chocolatiers rivaling European makers. Our chocolate buyer, Mia diTommaso, describes what to look for in good chocolate — for Valentines Day and beyond.

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New in Wellness

Our bodies use minerals for many functions, including bone, heart, and brain health. Minerals are also key to hydration as well as enzyme and hormone production. While theoretically we get most of the minerals we need by eating a wide variety of foods, in some cases a healthcare provider may suggest a mineral supplement. Learn how you can achieve your wellness goals with a look at new products in our supplement department.

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Celebration Wines!!

A note from our wine merchant Niesa, and her picks for your holiday tables:
‘Tis the season of joy, twinkling lights and holiday parties. Here are some wines guaranteed to bring lots of cheer. How could I do a holiday wine write up without my favorite food group, um I mean wine style…BUBBLES!!! As you know the store has a lot of them and this is no accident! I’ve selected a few that I think you will love. Cheers to 2022!! Let’s pop some corks!!

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Thanksgiving Wines

A celebratory note from our wine merchant, Niesa Granger, who put together a beautiful selection of holiday wines.

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Fall Faces: Skincare for healing

We are passionate about healthy skin, and we carefully vet the skincare lines that we carry at the Market for sustainability and quality. Our vendors expertly blend wellness and nature, but the lines are really distinct! The products on our shelves range from holistic to clinical, and all points in between. Here’s a breakdown of our skincare lines, so you can find the product that is just right for you.

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Sausalito artist’s gift mural

Did you know that the mural gracing our building is a reproduction of a woodcut print by Sausalito artist Tom Killion? Tom’s books of illustrations include the acclaimed 28 Views of Mount Tamalpais and his latest, California’s Wild Coast.

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Local books from Sausalito and Marin authors

One of the things we love about the Sausalito community is being surrounded by artists, craft people, and writers. In addition to cookbooks, we carry a selection of books by local authors and poets. Here are the local titles that we currently carry at the market, plus a few of the writers reading from their work!

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Brave new world: Ready-to-drink cocktails

Ready-to-drink margaritas, canned Manhattans, fruity hard seltzers, and high-end craft mixes are filling the shelves. These single-serve cocktails come in eye catching cans and bottles, with varying potency (check the ABV%) and serving options (drink from the can or over ice?) When we get to that post-pandemic party of our dreams, hopefully sooner than later, here’s a selection of craft cocktails to serve.

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News from the Deli: Wraps are back!

May 2021 – Things are opening back up, and our Deli is buzzing with new offerings! You can now order a number of deli favorites, all made-to-go, including: our popular Wraps menu; the Rice Bowl; the Combo Plate and all hot bar items from Bini’s Kitchen. Three sandwiches are now available as paninis and can be grilled-to-go: the Cuban, Caprese, and Sweet Brie. All of our juices, smoothies, coffees, teas and draft kombucha are available. All orders are made to go.

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Spring skin care under the mask

Green hills, gorgeous weather, and…masks. Signs of spring are everywhere, and uplift our bodies and the world around us. But what is going on under our masks? Here are a few suggestions to rejuvenate your skincare routine, and make it mask friendly.

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Good Food Award winners sold here!

We are delighted to see a number of our vendors win 2021 Good Food Awards, and we proudly stock many of their winning products here at Driver’s. Look for the blue Good Food Awards seal on our shelves! Read on to see the winners.

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Break up with Plastic: an update from the Sustainability Commission

February 2021 – Though so many 2020 goals were put on hold, the Sausalito Sustainability Commission (SSC) kept their focus on the future of environmental protection. We checked in with Commissioner Kathy Hutton to get current on the Sustainability Commission’s programs, including the approaching Plastics Ban. Read on to learn more, and find out what changes we’re making here at Driver’s.

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A few of our favorite vegan Instagrams

January 2021 – Whether you are looking for inspiration to try a plant-based diet this year, or you’re a long time vegan looking for fresh ideas, here are a few of our favorite vegan Instagrams. We put together a list that includes a cookbook author, a busy local mom, and a political activist to give you a range of ideas to work with. Check these talented cooks out and let us know: Who do you follow?

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Cookbooks to Inspire You: New for Fall 2020

We have a new crop of cookbooks for you to dive into this season! Our Fall 2020 collection has hundreds of recipes to bring you joy, outstanding food, and a sense of wellness. From everyday cakes, to CBD down time, to bold flavors from around the world, these books have a little bit of everything for the home cook. Enjoy!