ABC Sacramento 3/1
According to food and restaurant industry workers, the change was abrupt. They were turned away after already booking vaccination appointments at Walgreens.
Business Insider 2/28
Becoming a McDonald’s franchisee in 1992 was a dream come true. Unfortunately, I entered a system that essentially quarantined Black operators into less-stable, less-profitable areas while White franchisees were given safe, lucrative locations where they could print money.
Food Industry Policy
California lawmakers should provide immunity to restaurants and businesses to preempt civil liability for COVID-related claims.
Restaurant Smart Brief 3/1
Last week, experts gathered at SmartBrief’s Food & Beverage SmartSummit, “Digging into the plant-based movement: Where it started and how it’s going,” to discuss the trend and whether it’s here to stay.
On the Side
Tahoe Daily Tribune 3/1
Though Lake Tahoe’s shores are dotted with dozens of craft breweries, there’s only one company producing the latest effervescent beverage to find its way to mainstream popularity, kombucha.
After months of recon, one takeout rule holds true: When it comes to delivery-friendly foods, pizza and Chinese still reign. Enter Lazy Susan, the Chinese-American restaurant that seemed to pop up in Hayes Valley overnight, with a former Mister Jiu’s sous chef churning out bowls of chewy chow mein noodles and steaming platters of orange chicken that was still crunchy upon arrival at our doorstep.