I didn’t have a penny to my name or speak a word of English when I emigrated from India at 16 years old.
Fox Rothschild 4/10
The FAST Act is in limbo pending the outcome of a California ballot repeal initiative. Undaunted, the Legislature has excised key provisions of that Act and positioned them for separate enactment as AB 1228, introduced by California Assembly Member Holder on February 16th.
Food Industry Policy
New York Times 4/11
In its nearly 173 years as a state, California has officially declared a state reptile, a state marine mammal, a state dinosaur, a state dance and a state tartan. The Golden State was even the first to name a state rock.
CBS New 4/10
Some popular candies and snacks are being put under the microscope.
On the Side
The burrito is a fairly modern invention. While its exact origin story is a matter of debate, the dish started to appear in Mexico sometime in the 19th or early 20th century, with cooks filling thinly pressed or stretched flour tortillas with stewed or grilled meats before folding them into appetizing handheld packages.
Eater SF 4/10
‘Tis the season for prix-fixe menus and dining deals across this city by the Bay, which is to say, San Francisco Restaurant Week is almost upon us.