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Get Ready To Pay More At Oakland Restaurants As Minimum Wage Law Kicks In

The minimum wage in Oakland will jump $3 in less than weeks and restaurants from Piedmont to Jack London Square are still figuring out how they are going to stay alive.

02/19/2015

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Be Prepared To Pay $888 Before Eating At San Francisco’s Most Expensive Restaurant

Saison, San Francisco’s most expensive restaurant, is now on the growing list of Bay Area venues requiring guests to pay for dinner in full before ever stepping foot inside.

02/06/2015

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San Francisco Restaurant Throws Bay Area’s First ‘Doggie Brunch’ To Celebrate New California Law

An organic San Francisco restaurant is celebrating the Jan. 1 launch of a new California law that finally allows dogs in restaurant’s outside dining areas by throwing the Bay Area’s very first doggie brunch.

01/19/2015

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Businesses Along San Francisco Waterfront Prepare For Thousands Of New Year’s Eve Revelers

Restaurants along the Embarcadero are gearing up for what is expected to be one of the busiest nights of the year.

12/31/2014

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Styrofoam Ban Starts In January For San Jose Restaurants, Markets

Local restaurants, markets and street food vendors in San Jose will no longer be using foam and Styrofoam containers for food and beverages starting in the new year.

12/30/2014

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Some Bay Area Restaurants To Begin Adding Flat 20 Percent Surcharge Instead Of Tips

A handful of Bay Area restaurants will begin adding a service charge to the price of meals in lieu of tips, according to a published report.

10/24/2014

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San Francisco’s Slanted Door Named California’s Highest Grossing Independent Eatery

The Slanted Door, one of San Francisco’s most popular restaurants, is also the top grossing independently-owned eatery in California, according to a restaurant industry publication.

10/14/2014

Chipotle Presents Cultivate San Francisco In Golden Gate Park

Top Chef Says San Francisco Cost Of Living Drives Cooks Away

San Francisco’s high cost of living is forcing many expert chefs to take their culinary talents across the bay to Oakland or to other states.

09/07/2014

Dog Park Closed After Pet Diagnosed With A Virus

Gov. Brown Opens Door For State’s Doggy Diners

Dogs and their owners may now be legally allowed to chow down together at restaurants in California after Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill on Thursday.

08/22/2014

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KCBS Cover Story: Santa Cruz Residents Already Fined Thousands For Excessive Water Use

Santa Cruz residents have already racked up more than $500,000 in fines for excessive water use.

07/30/2014

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