QSR Magazine 6/22
QR codes are having a moment. Chances are, anyone visiting a restaurant during the height of the pandemic was either introduced or reintroduced to scanning those black squares first made popular in the early 2000s.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce 6/21
A satire magazine once quipped that the state of California was the “world’s leading exporter of terrible government policies,” which some observers of labor policy would argue is more true than not.
Food Industry Policy
QSR Magazine 6/21
While the restaurant industry has largely sidestepped the controversy raging in courthouses, state houses, and regulators’ offices over PFAS, six suits recently filed against quick-service restaurants suggests that the industry might not remain above the fray for much longer.
The Sacramento Bee 6/21
Sacramento residents received little to no warning when Capitol Avenue restaurants began to strip their large tents in March to comply with the impending close of the city’s more than two-year outdoor dining program.
On the Side
San Francisco Chronicle 6/21
Good news, Bay Area burrito fans: A new location of Mission District taqueria institution El Farolito is now open in North Beach.
Los Angeles Times 6/20
The long, slow decline of the Jewish delicatessen has been bemoaned and lamented for many years.