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The Daily Prep List 2.24.2023


Big city restaurants and bars are missing office workers’ spending on Mondays and Fridays

CNBC 2/24

Many restaurants and hotels in city downtowns are seeing sales come back to pre-pandemic levels — but only on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

In Illinois, restaurant workers are taking aim at the ‘other NRA’

WBEZ NPR Chicago 2/23

Fair wage groups are organizing workers after a national report linked the money raised by food training certifications to anti-minimum-wage lobbying efforts.

Food Industry Policy

Expanding The Menu At California’s Cannabis Cafes

LAist 89.3FM 2/23

Under California law, cannabis consumption lounges have a catch: cannabis is all you can enjoy at them, no food or beverages allowed. A recent bill proposed by Assemblyman Matt Haney would change that.

Ojai votes on revised ordinance to ban gas stoves for new restaurants

VC Reporter 2/23

New restaurants built in the city of Ojai will be banned from installing stoves and ovens powered by natural gas under a revised and renamed “Ojai Greenhouse Gas Reduction Ordinance” passed by the Ojai City Council on Feb. 14.

On the Side

Cheesecake Factory Eclipses $3 Billion, Plans for More Price Hikes

FSR 2/23

Despite opening eight new restaurants during the fourth quarter, the casual dining chain hasn’t kept pace with inflation and plans to increase menu prices again.

12 James Beard Award-Winning Restaurants to Try in San Francisco

Eater SF 2/23

San Francisco has 48 hills, a mere 49-square-mile area, yet it manages, somehow, to play host to legions of well-acclaimed restaurants, bakeries, and cafes. 

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