Burgerville, Union Agree to America’s First Fast-Food Labor Contract
QSR Magazine 11/15
Burgerville announced Friday that it reached an agreement with a union to create the first fast-food labor contract in the U.S., the restaurant said.
El Pollo Loco Keeps Focus on Labor Amid Leadership Change
QSR Magazine 11/12
Even amid a CEO transition, El Pollo Loco’s focus hasn’t changed moving into the fourth quarter.
Food Industry Policy
Two Northern California restaurants sued by county for defying COVID health orders
Sacramento Bee 11/14
El Dorado County has sued two Placerville-area restaurants for ignoring COVID-19 restrictions and continuing to operate after losing their health permits.
All they wanted was to open a noodle shop. Their tangle with S.F. bureaucracy has them regretting they tried
San Francisco Chronicle 11/13
Yoko and Clint Tan taught themselves how to cook ramen that was hailed as “mind-blowing” by The Chronicle and recognized at the World Ramen Grand Prix in Japan.
On the Side
How Belcampo’s sudden downfall rippled through the sustainable meat industry
San Francisco Chronicle 11/14
When Belcampo came on the scene in 2012, many Bay Area butchers were excited about the promise of an ambitious, well-funded company that would champion environmentally sustainable meat.
‘Healing historical trauma’: Native American restaurant serving indigenous cuisine opens in Oakland
ABC 7 News 11/13
OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) — Wahpepah’s Kitchen, a new woman-owned Native American restaurant serving a modern take on indigenous cuisine opens in East Oakland on Saturday.