Court Freezes California Fast-Food Law
A Sacramento County Superior Court judge has temporarily blocked a new California law that would create a state-appointed council to negotiate pay and hours in the fast-food industry.
Ten Tips for Franchisors This FDD Renewal Season
Federal law requires franchisors to update their franchise disclosure documents (“FDD”) within 120 days after their fiscal year end (“FYE”).
Food Industry Policy
US safety agency to consider ban on gas stoves amid health fears
The Mercury News 1/9A federal agency says a ban on gas stoves is on the table amid rising concern about harmful indoor air pollutants emitted by the appliances.
Councilmember Supports Legalizing Street Vending on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Capital & Main 1/9
New Los Angeles City Councilmember Hugo Soto-Martinez wants to dismantle a controversial “no-vending zone” on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
On the Side
Concord’s Comfort Food Month features 30-plus restaurant deals
The Mercury News 1/9
Concord’s annual Comfort Food Month restaurant promotion just so happens to coincide with the wettest, chilliest January in ages.
Noma Is Closing, But Fine Dining Was Already in Trouble
The Takeout 1/9
Over the past few years, it has become easier and easier to skewer the world of fine dining.