Serving up the latest restaurant industry news.
California Labor Federation leader Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher on the labor fight in California
KTXL FOX40 8/6
(KTXL) — Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, the new leader of the California Labor Federation and a former member of the California Assembly, joined Inside California Politics co-host Nikki Laurenzo to discuss labor in California.
Saratoga McDonald’s employee set to file sexual harassment, retaliation complaint
The Mercury News 8/6
A former Saratoga McDonald’s employee is filing a discrimination complaint against McDonald’s Friday, alleging sexual harassment and wrongful termination.
Food Industry Policy
Will 4 a.m. be the new 2 a.m.?
CalMatters’ WhatMatters 8/8
With California lawmakers debating the fate of some 1,200-plus bills ahead of the end of the legislative session this month, let’s check in on some existing programs’ effectiveness.
Bee Opinionated: Whose streets? R Street
The Sacramento Bee 8/7
Happy Sunday, newsletter fam. This is Yousef Baig with The Bee Editorial Board and I’m currently mourning.
On the Side
Hulu’s ‘The Bear’ and the Restaurant Industry’s Long Overdue Reckoning
New York Times 8/7
This article contains spoilers for the Hulu series “The Bear.”
There’s a moment in Episode 3of Hulu’s acclaimed restaurant drama “The Bear” when Carmy, the culinarily ambitious chef-owner of a Chicago beef sandwich shop, joins his sous chef, Sydney, for a break on the roof at the end of a difficult day — and she lets him have it.
Salvador Avila, bracero turned Mexican restaurant baron, dies at 99
Los Angeles Times 8/5One day during the 1970s, Maria Elena Avila served her family some artichokes.