McDonald’s staff go on strike after bad odors and water leaks in LA restaurant made workers sick, report says
Business Insider 5/17
McDonald’s workers at a restaurant in Los Angeles said they went on strike because there were bad odors and water leaks making staff feel sick, The Guardian reported.
Teens help lead union drive at Starbucks
San Francisco Examiner 5/16
Before she graduates from high school, Mill Valley teenager Ella Clark will already have checked off her to-do list calling out a major corporation that doesn’t believe in the value of organizing.
Food Industry Policy
Chain businesses could be banned in parts of Carpinteria
News Channel 3-12 / YouTube 5/16
Chain businesses could be banned in parts of Carpinteria.
New State Law For Alcohol Servers Could Leave Many Non-English Speakers Out of Luck
SF Standard 5/13
The legendary Sam Wo restaurant in San Francisco’s Chinatown has persisted through two years of pandemic-related restrictions, sky-high inflation and major declines in foot traffic.
On the Side
How the latest COVID surge is wreaking havoc on Bay Area restaurants — again
San Francisco Chronicle 5/17
The buzz was starting to build around Handroll Project, a new San Francisco sushi restaurant with an impressive pedigree, when everything came to a grinding halt last week.
How to be a better diner
Washington Post 5/17
Be empathetic, communicate and other tips for being more respectful restaurant customer.