California fast-food workers plan statewide walkout, demand better workplace standards
The Sacramento Bee 6/1
Just three weeks into Carmen Guerrero’s new job at a Jack in the Box in Roseville, her 2-year-old daughter became severely ill, requiring Guerrero to take time off.
California may give fast food workers power to bargain with their industry
For three days in April, a striking group of Jack in the Box cashiers and cooks shut down their Sacramento County store.
Food Industry Policy
What should California do with its huge surplus? Bail out restaurants the feds left for dead
San Francisco Chronicle 6/2
Pizza is recession proof, they said. Everybody loves pizza, they said. Pizza never goes out of style, they said.
Are Paper Straws Really Better For The Environment?
The List 6/1
The story of how paper straws came to be so ubiquitous is an interesting one.
On the Side
Top SANDWICH SPOTS in the Bay Area
San Francisco Chronicle 6/1
BAY AREA RESIDENTS are wont to wax poetic about the sandwiches they love, which I realized while sorting through numerous recommendations from friends and readers as I sought out superlative examples of ‘wichcraft for this list.
All the East Bay restaurants that opened in May
Despite the spring weather, May was a dark month. Nationally, the news was unconscionable and difficult to bear.