Watching what You Eat
Pop-up restaurants, food trucks and farmers’ markets. The Bay Area’s obsession with food is spreading to all sorts of new locations, making life even more difficult for overwhelmed health inspectors – who say they already have too much on their plate.
Restaurant owners throughout the Bay Area have complained that food trucks get to play by a different set of rules when it comes to health inspections.
In this KCBS Cover Story, the cleanliness of food trucks is put under the microscope, as more and more are popping up around the Bay Area.
The Bay Area enjoys an international reputation as a culinary destination for foodies – acclaimed chefs and highly rated restaurants go hand in hand with discerning diners to keep the local industry booming.
Health inspectors have shut down three high-profile restaurants this year in San Francisco while at least 40 more eateries have been closed by officials in the East Bay and Silicon Valley.