Beginning Tuesday, that doggie bag at your favorite San Francisco eatery will cost you. As is already the case at grocery and retail stores in the city, plastic bags are now officially off the menu for leftovers and takeout at restaurants.
Starting next month, the City of San Francisco is expanding its ban on plastic bags to thousands of restaurants that offer take out and delivery.
National chains will have to comply by next year, while locally-owned restaurants will have to do so by 2015.
Various food & spirits served up inside the Grand Tasting Tent at SF Chefs 2013…
A proposal to raise the minimum wage in Berkeley to $10.55 per hour will make it difficult for restaurants and small businesses to compete with large chains, small business owners said Wednesday.
A new state law banning the possession or sale of shark fins took effect Monday although local Chinese neighborhood groups continued to fight the legislation in federal court and are holding a noon rally in Oakland’s Chinatown.
After closing because of a destructive fire in early March, Berkeley’s famous gourmet restaurant, Chez Panisse, is ready to open its doors come Monday.
In Santa Clara, the demand for hotel rooms is leading the surge in new construction projects and is another sign the Bay Area economy is booming.
A restaurant on the Peninsula that offers several exotic animals on the menu has stopped serving lion meat after an uproar online.
A restaurant on the Peninsula known for its exotic fare has caused a bit of an uproar over a new menu item. For foodies who are interested in the controversial dish, it does not come cheap.