Wall Street Journal 4/18
President Biden’s legislative agenda has little chance in the current Congress, but that means he’ll try to govern even more through regulation. It also means his regulatory and Cabinet nominees deserve extra scrutiny, and an example is Julie Su, his choice to run the Department of Labor.
KHTS Radio 4/18
Santa Clarita may soon find itself without any McDonald’s restaurants in our valley. In fact, all of California may not have any more of the fast-food chain that originated in this state.
Food Industry Policy
The Center Square 4/18
The Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals court ruled Monday that the ban enacted by Berkeley, California was illegal due to the Energy Policy and Conservation Act.
Cannabis is now legal in many states, but restaurants are still celebrating 4/20 with marijuana-themed mash-ups
Restaurant Business 4/18
Marketing Bites: Jack in the Box hops on the Pineapple Express; Fatburger rolls out cannabis-infused ketchup; Fuku feeds fried-food cravings; and more ways to satisfy the munchies.
On the Side
Times of San Diego 4/18
Applications are now open for the Restaurants Care Resilience Fund, a $2.1 million fund created by California Restaurant Foundation and made possible by a $200,000 donation from San Diego Gas and Electric plus additional funding from SoCalGas and the PG&E Corporation Foundation.
The Mercury News 4/18
Noshery, a food hall that offers mix-and-match restaurant meals from one kitchen for dine-in, delivery and takeout, has expanded to San Ramon — its first East Bay location.