Serving up the latest restaurant industry news.
BNN Bloomberg 7/19
(Bloomberg) — Workers at a Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. in Augusta, Maine, filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board alleging that the burrito-seller closed their store to retaliate against unionization efforts.
Eater LA 7/19
Last week, Starbucks announced plans to close six stores throughout Southern California by the end of the month.
Food Industry Policy
San Francisco Chronicle 7/19
COVID-19 case numbers are surging, hospitalizations are up and at least one California county — Los Angeles — is moving toward a new indoor mask mandate.
Los Angeles Times 7/19
In what would be a first for California, Santa Ana city officials considered Tuesday whether they can classify attacks against street vendors as hate crimes, which could offer additional safeguards for vendors in the predominantly Latino city.
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The Sacramento Bee 7/19
Food prices are climbing with no relief in sight for Californians, and eating out for some people is out of the question.
The Mercury News 7/19
It’s the sweet spot of summer, when the nights are the warmest. What better way to savor it than having a meal outside?