The Hill 6/13
The Federal Trade Commission Act gives the commission tremendous power to go after franchisors for practices that are unfair or deceptive or involve unfair methods of competition.
More Peet’s units look to unionize
Restaurant Business 6/13
Three more branches of the Peet’s Coffee chain are facing efforts by their staffs to join a union, though a different one than the group employees of a unit in Davis, Calif., voted in January to represent them in contract negotiations.
Food Industry Policy
Daily Breeze 6/14
Plans for Manhattan Beach’s long-term outdoor dining program are moving ahead — but it will take a little more than a year for a design to shape up.
A 100-year-old Mexican restaurant is coming to Sugar House this summer.
On the Side
LA Eater 6/14
Inspired by the success of his initiative in New York City, chef John Fraser is bringing the Industry Table to his restaurant Ardor in West Hollywood at the Edition hotel.
San Francisco Chronicle 6/13
Last year, Joel Engardio was eating his way through one of Taiwan’s bustling night markets, waiting among throngs of people clamoring for deep-fried snacks, toys and other wares, when it occurred to him: Why not bring a night market to San Francisco?