How California’s AB 257 Fast Food Law Could Affect Small Businesses
U.S Chamber of Commerce 11/7
Fill me in: On September 5, California’s Fast Food Accountability and Standards Recovery Act (FAST Recovery Act or AB 257), an extreme proposal to micro-manage the fast-food restaurant industry, was signed into law as we reported previously.
DoorDash Offers Restaurants Help on Employee Benefits
Restaurant Business 11/7
DoorDash is giving restaurants access to discounted healthcare and other benefits in an effort to help them improve hiring and retention.
Food Industry Policy
With fewer workers coming in, Palo Alto looks to rethink retail
Palo Alto Weekly 11/8
After taking a heavy hit in the first two years of the pandemic, Palo Alto’s main retail strips appear to be enjoying a quiet rebound.
Democratic legislators advocate the release of unobligated funds from the Restaurant Revitalization Fund
Financial Regulation News 11/7
A bipartisan group of lawmakers recently forwarded correspondence to the Small Business Administration (SBA) seeking a release of unobligated funds from the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) this month.
On the Side
It’s Official: Three-Michelin-Star Manresa Is Closing at the End of the Year
Eater SF 11/7
Is there such a thing as Manresa without chef and owner David Kinch? It seems the answer is, sadly, no.
Best ramen restaurants in the Bay Area
San Francisco Chronicle 11/7
After COVID-19 changed the world, stay at home orders and safety precautions decimated the restaurant industry. Governors across almost all 50 states, including Florida, issued emergency executive orders changing the status-quo of the treatment of “to-go beverages.”