North Bay Children's Center Garden of Eatin Project 934 C St, Novato, CA94949 The North Bay Children's Center, located in Hamilton Field, provides year round child care services for infants,…More toddlers and preschoolers, as well as before- and after-school services for kindergarteners through 5th graders. On this Novato campus, NBCC has the Garden of Eatin Project, which serves as an educational learning garden for children under 5, as well as part of a prevention program for childhood obesity. Here children learn where fruits, greens and vegetables come from and how to plant and harvest them. They eat the fresh fruits and vegetables in their daily on-campus meals. For more information about NBCC and the Garden of Eatin, please call or visit their Web Site.
Dragon Cafe 528 Alameda Del Prado, Novato, CA94949 In a town with as many Asian-styled dining places as Novato, it can be difficult to find one that stands out. But Dragon…More Cafe, a Mandarin-style eating establishment with Cantonese flavor, manages to do just that. Unlike other Asian-themed eateries in town, it serves up super-fresh food, with many of the vegetables coming straight from the on-site garden. Due to the limited seating availability inside, many customers opt for take-out. Popular dishes include chow-fun, kung pao chicken and sweet and sour chicken.
As the newest member to the local Chinese restaurant community, the Mandarin Restaurant is a…More family-friendly eatery serving up authentic cuisine. Formerly called Garden Court, the Mandarin is located inside the Days Inn about two miles north of the Old Town area.
The menu includes dishes from Szechuan, Shanghai, Hunan, Canton, Taiwan and other regions. Original dishes are created by blending a variety of recipes with local farm-fresh poultry and meat. The chefs use local produce and only cook with vegetable oil. Most dishes can be modified for a low-fat meal and sauces can be served on the side.