The Guardian 3/1
Fast food workers in California are fighting to pass a first of its kind bill that would provide employees with the power to negotiate wages and possibly improve working condition standards across the industry.
QSR Magazine 2/25
Everyone’s talking about today’s monumental changes in quick-service and fast-casual restaurants. Yes, COVID has been brutal.
Food Industry Policy
Waste Dive 2/28
The Los Angeles City Council is advancing steps toward phasing out the use of a variety of single-use plastic items, after greenlighting multiple related directives on Feb. 16.
San Francisco Chronicle 2/28
Oakland is considering making outdoor parklets and sidewalk cafes permanent — a pandemic-era feature that’s helped boost economic activity.
On the Side
At a time when the city of Santa Barbara is trying to recruit and retain new businesses, the City Council on Tuesday might take the first step toward restricting the operations of one of its most popular restaurants.
Just weeks before Christmas, with the restaurant industry reeling again from the omicron variant, chef Tom Colicchio was tweeting about penetrating the metaverse.