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.
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
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
Eater SF 11/7
Is there such a thing as Manresa without chef and owner David Kinch? It seems the answer is, sadly, no.
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.”