Serving up the latest restaurant industry news.
This S.F. restaurant added a controversial fee on top of tips. But it created a much better workplace, employees say
San Francisco Chronicle 7/14
When Che Fico opened in San Francisco in 2018, it was an immediate hit.
Pending Governmental Intrusions on Franchisors & Franchisees
JD Supra / Lewitt Hackman 7/13
Assembly Bill 257 and Senate Bill 1247 are now pending in the California legislature. Their passage could intrude on franchisors’ and franchisees’ abilities to conduct business in California.
Food Industry Policy
City of Lakeport reports on outdoor dining and design options survey results
Lake County News 7/13
LAKEPORT, Calif. — The city of Lakeport reported that it has received a large amount of response from community members on a survey about outdoor dining and design options.
New outdoor dining rules in San Diego begin July 13
SAN DIEGO COUNTY, Calif. — Wednesday marks a key deadline for restaurant owners in the city of San Diego when it comes to those temporary permits.
On the Side
7-Eleven offers $100K reward for arrest in deadly holdups
Associated Press 7/14
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The 7-Eleven convenience store chain offered a $100,000 reward Wednesday for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a masked gunman suspected of robbing six Southern California stores, killing two people and wounding three others.
LA Restaurants Are Breathing Life Into the Architectural Ghosts of Fast-Food Past
Eater LA 7/13
In May, business owner Daniel Dai took over a long-standing Wienerschniztel at 7434 Garvey Avenue in Rosemead and converted it into his third Bánh Mì Mỹ Tho location; he runs two other shops in Rosemead and Alhambra.