Eater Los Angeles 10/3
After signing a groundbreaking law that increases fast-food worker pay throughout the state, California lawmakers hope to see movement surrounding worker protection and paid sick leave.
Capital & Main 10/3
The bill passed by the California Legislature would have limited benefits to keep state payments manageable.
Food Industry Policy
The California Food Safety Act would prohibit the sale of food products containing several additives that are outlawed in the European Union and are thought to be harmful to the health of people who eat them.
The COVID-19 pandemic is over, but outdoor dining in Santa Barbara appears here to stay. The question now is, how much will it cost restaurant owners to have outdoor dining tables on their private property?
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The New York Times 10/4
The New York Times is sharing its current choices, including world-class Korean barbecue, Mission-style burritos and quintessential California cuisine.
San Francisco Chronicle 10/4
The latest restaurant openings have invigorated the Bay Area dining scene. In Oakland, what food insiders are calling the most important restaurant of the year arrived from local chef Geoff Davis. Also, a long-delayed spot devoted to pupusas cooked on an open fire made its debut.