Los Angeles Times 7/28
In recent decades, we have rarely seen so much worker anger and so many strikes as we’ve seen since COVID-19 hit America. Fears of the virus have greatly emboldened American workers.
San Francisco Chronicle 7/28
Senate Republicans have finally explained how their 70% solution to federal unemployment benefits would work.
Food Industry Policy
Daily Republic 7/28
Koreana Korean BBQ in Fairfield, four Vacaville restaurants, two Benicia establishments and a Vallejo bar have been cited this month by the state Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control for suspected violations of Covid-19 restrictions.
On the Side
Food & Wine 7/28
According to its robust Store Directory, there are almost 200 retailers in the Glendale Galleria shopping mall in Glendale, California, including three dozen fast-casual restaurants, sit-down eateries, and snack vendors.
The Mercury News 7/28
You’ve got until Friday to order the Tadich Grill’s famous cioppino for takeout. With PPP loan monies gone and no additional government aid forthcoming, the owners of San Francisco’s oldest restaurant have announced that they will shutter the California Street institution until indoor dining resumes.
The New York Time 7/28
This one, Ever, debuts Tuesday in Chicago with a pricey tasting menu and a world-class chef. But on the road to its opening, lofty visions have met hard reality.
Eater, San Francisco 7/28
A five-alarm fire near San Francisco’s Central Freeway destroyed six buildings Tuesday morning, including a commissary kitchen used by restaurants like Nigerian spot Eko Kitchen, Indonesian pop-up ChiliCali, and the former home of Revenge Pies, which had vacated the building just a few months before.
QSR Magazine 7/28
Chicago-based Restaurant Virtual Ventures LLC announced the launch of the American Restaurant & Food Service Expo, online March 21 & 22, 2021. The Expo is an online trade show and educational conference, intended to connect industry buyers & sellers, and offer top-quality education to a recovering industry.
QSR Magazine July 2020
While the country’s public health situation appears to be worsening, McDonald’s believes it’s left the bottom behind. The fast-food chain running today, CEO Chris Kempczinski said Tuesday, is pandemic ready.
QSR Magazine July 2020
Inspire Brands has turned up the innovation at Sonic Drive-In over recent months. In late February, it introduced a new advertising campaign and brand identity for the 3,500-unit chain, which Inspire acquired for $2.3 billion in fall 2018.