Governor Newsom’s AB 257 stamp of approval will hurt California consumers
California Restaurant Association 9/5
Newsom Signs Into Law Reckless Bill that Will Increase Costs 20% For CA’s Restaurant Goers Without Improving Existing Worker Protection Apparatus to Pay for Unelected Union Bureaucracy
‘I’ve Got Nothing to Lose But I’ve Got Everything to Gain.’
Capital & Main 9/4
Since December of last year, over 6,000 workers in 230 Starbucks stores have organized themselves into a union.
Food Industry Policy
Downtown San Jose and Oakland are struggling, but not like San Francisco, as workers say ‘nope’ to the office
The Mercury News 9/5
Jenny Dang stood inside the entrance to her restaurant, China Wok, in downtown San Jose on a recent weekday and waved toward her customer-free dining room.
Restaurant Franchising After COVID: A Story of Resiliency and Rebound
QSR Magazine 9/2022
As the pandemic era nears its waning chapters, franchising has held steady. In fact, you could argue market conditions threw weight behind one of the sector’s historic growth vehicles.
On the Side
Despite rising costs, this S.F. restaurant is lowering its prices
San Francisco Chronicle 9/5
As food prices continue to creep upward, one San Francisco restaurant is experimenting in the opposite direction.
What makes an L.A. restaurant?
Los Angeles Times 9/3
Thinking about L.A. restaurants, new Michelin stars and finding the snook whisperer. I’m Laurie Ochoa, general manager of L.A. Times Food, with this week’s Tasting Notes for a hot Labor Day weekend.