QSR Magazine 12/1
President Biden has promised to ban them, but what does the future really hold?
JD Supra 12/1
Beginning December 28, 2021, employers must pay tipped employees the full minimum wage for periods when non tip-producing work is performed for a substantial amount of time, in light of a new Department of Labor (DOL) Final Rule taking effect that date.
Food Industry Policy
San Francisco Chronicle 12/1
When Bay Area residents sheltered in place last year to escape the ravages of COVID-19, city streets that could offer room for people to walk or bicycle in safety close to home became essential public resources.
Fears about a new COVID variant have been swirling in the news the last few weeks, and unfortunately, it’s now official: The first confirmed case of the omicron variant has been detected in the United States, and it’s right here in San Francisco.
On the Side
Nation’s Restaurant News 12/2
The brand’s first-ever online merch shop celebrates its vibrant L.A. Mex heritage through surf, skate, apparel and more, with early access starting today for Loco Rewards™ members.
Los Angeles Times 12/2
Today, we’ll spend the show with food personality David Chang to talk about his new Hulu series, “The Next Thing You Eat,” which — full disclosure — our host Gustavo Arellano appears in. We’ll discuss what David found, why he thinks Southern California is such a great place for food, and also the future of the food industry in the era of COVID-19.