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Hot Summer Days and Horse Feathers

Here at Nick’s Cove, we have found ourselves in the middle of a Tomales heat wave over the last several days.  Anybody who lives more than 5 miles east of Tomales would consider five consecutive days of temperatures in the …

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Perfect Commute!

Many of our guests look to the North and to the South on Highway 1, cock their head to the side and ask, “Do you live near here … do you have a long commute?” While a few live just down the …

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Chicken Littles at Nick’s Cove

If you have ever enjoyed a farm-fresh egg you know that I speak the truth when I say: there is simply nothing better tasting … that plump golden yolk says “good morning” like no other breakfast item can!  While this is …

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Tomales Tonic

One thing I know for sure about our Restaurant Manager, Dean Castelli … he likes a good challenge! Recently, Dean was tasting wine at Taft Street Winery during one of our off-site staff wine trainings when the owner gave him a glass of the …

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Frog Creek Farms … the new Nick’s Cove Garden

For the past 2 years, the garden at Nick’s Cove has been dormant … just waiting, patiently for someone to come along and breathe new life into the rich, luscious coastal soil. In my very first blog post, I wrote …

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Worth The Drive …

Nick’s Cove is an amazing place: to dine, to stay, to “check-out”, to connect (with each other, to nature), to watch a sunset, to build memories. We truly pride ourselves on providing a spectacular overall guest experience. And while we are a …

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Cauliflower!

I wanted to take a couple of minutes to celebrate one of my favorite veggies: Cauliflower! Good quality cauliflower can be found nearly year round and locally has a 6-8 month season. Everything from gratins to a simple roast showcase …

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Car Clubs Love Us …

And, boy do we love their cars! It really is a treat to drive up to work and see such a fine selection of cars parked out front: Ferrari, Audi R8, Maserati, Porsche, Lamborghini, Mercedes. And it’s not just the new models. …

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Homage to The Red Legged Frog

The California Red Legged Frog is protected in British Columbia, Oregon and California.  According to Wikipedia, they are considered a “real frog” who require “still waters” for breeding. This species of frog lives in and around the creek that runs through our property …

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Spring has Sprung

The weather at Nick’s Cove has been tremendous! The flowers are blooming, the winds are softening and the water is warming. Just last weekend there were children  swimming in the water at our beachfront, outdoor RAW BAR!! There are times when …

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