About The Marin Dish

Cosmo, with his friend Kevin.
The Marin Dish is your insider guide for where to eat, drink and play in the North Bay. Our goal is to show you what's cooking + who's cooking in our beautiful backyard!

The Marin Dish was launched by Kevin Blum, a Marin County-native. Kevin was the founder/editor of SF City Dish, a popular lifestyle email newsletter which went out weekly to 25,000+ Bay Area subscribers. After selling City Dish to DiningOut Magazine in 2013, Kevin continued to do restaurant/bar PR for a number of local establishments before taking on the role as Yelp's North Bay Marketing/Community Director.

During his 8-year tenure, Kevin wrote the Weekly Yelp newsletter; hosted 300+ restaurant/bar/winery events for local Yelpers, and appeared weekly on KRON-4's Morning News to highlight Bay Area businesses and happenings.

With the Marin Dish, Kevin wants to create a platform to showcase small businesses and give biz owners a chance to tell their unique stories through videos, podcasts, events, and more. He also wants to create a community where local foodies and tastemakers can share recommendations and discover their own delicious Marinspiration.

When Kevin isn't writing pretentious blurbs about himself in the 3rd person, he enjoys playing tennis, long walks with his dog, swing dancing with 2 left feet, and sipping on a stiff cocktail.