Los Angeles Times 8/9
Over the last couple years, the family has made a name for themselves as guests on TV shows such as “Good Morning America,” “Access Hollywood” and “The Jennifer Hudson Show.”
LA Eater 8/8
Reddit users in Los Angeles have created a Google Sheet listing various restaurant service charges, noting restaurant names, neighborhoods, surcharge percentages, and more details, including notes from conversations with servers and how some restaurants allocate service fees.
Food Industry Policy
It’s been a known fact in the fast food industry for years that menu items often look better in the ads than they do at the drive-thru window. But now it’s getting fast food chains in legal hot water, with multiple restaurants slapped with false advertisement lawsuits.
Civil Eats 8/9
Reauthorizing the farm bill every five years generally involves contentious debates and delays as legislators and lobbyists hash out a wide range of competing priorities.
On the Side
The San Francisco Standard 8/9
Chotto Matte, the sprawling rooftop Peruvian-Japanese restaurant atop a former Macy’s men’s store near Union Square, is set to open on Sept. 23, reported EaterSF.
USA Today 8/8
Taco Bell is ready to celebrate Taco John’s decision last month to drop its “Taco Tuesday” trademark ownership – with free tacos, of course.