The Hill 6/23
American diners may be reaching a tipping point.
Some organized Starbucks stores will strike across the U.S. starting Friday in Seattle after the coffee giant and the union representing baristas publicly clashed over claims that the company was not allowing Pride month decor in cafes.
Food Industry Policy
Capitol Weekly 6/23
OPINION – Here is an important question for California: when it comes to supporting the circular economy, improving plastic recycling, and reducing waste, do we want to help the environment or regulate more?
Northwest Public Broadcasting 6/22
A court battle over gas stoves in California is sowing seeds of uncertainty for energy policies in the West, as cities in Washington and Oregon seek to limit the use of natural gas in new homes and buildings.
On the Side
National Restaurant News 6/22
Dave’s Hot Chicken was born six years ago in a parking lot in East Hollywood and has become a growth leader in the Top 500, posting 67.6% compound annual growth rate from 2021 to 2022 and expanding from its birthplace in Los Angeles to other states, Canada and Dubai.
Comstock Magazine 6/23
Isleton’s Crawdad Festival — a defining event from the mid-1980s to the late 2000s for the tiny city along the Sacramento River — returned to Main Street for the first time in 14 years on June 17-18, swelling the city of less than 800 residents to an estimated 60,000 over the two-day event.