Bay Area Restaurants Celebrate Rosh Hashana With Special Meal KitsThe Jewish new year may look different in the age of COVID-19 but restaurants across the Bay Area are trying to preserve tradition with special meal kits.
COVID Reopening: Mayor London Breed Delivers Blueprint For Reopening Indoor Dining In San FranciscoMayor London Breed and city health officials revealed the blueprint Friday for allowing San Francisco's cash-strapped and world-renowned restaurant industry to begin limited indoor dining service by the end of the month.
Reopenings: Outdoor Dining Campaign Launched To Help Struggling San Francisco Chinatown RestaurantsThe streets of San Francisco's Chinatown, normally teeming with tourists and local residents on a typical afternoon, have been relatively empty for months during the COVID-19 outbreak and current surge of new cases.
Reopenings: Not Everyone Pleased With Closure Of Palo Alto's University Ave For Outdoor DiningOn a sunny Sunday evening, Palo Alto's University Ave. was crowded with local residents taking advantage of the city's decision to shutdown the main street to allow al fresco dining.
Reopening: California Pizza Kitchen Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy ProtectionThe California Pizza Kitchen filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Thursday as San Francisco Bay Area restaurants continue to struggle for survival amid COVID-19 restrictions prohibiting indoor dining.
Reopenings: San Francisco's Historic Tadich Grill Hits COVID-19 Pause ButtonCiting mounting costs and having used up a federal COVID-19 assistance loan, the owners of San Francisco's Tadich Grill have announced the historic restaurant will be closing its doors Friday night.
Reopening: State Approves Alameda County COVID-19 Variance; Outdoor Dining Can Resume ImmediatelyAlameda County officials announced Wednesday their request for COVID-19 variance by state health officials has been approved, allowing them to immediately allow al fresco dining at restaurants across the county.
Reopening: Alameda County Officials Approve Plan To Seek Variance To Reopen Outdoor DiningThe Alameda County Board of Supervisors gave their unanimous approval Tuesday to a plan to ask for a variance from state-imposed COVID-19 restrictions that would allow local restaurants to once again offer outdoor dining.
Reopening: New Cases Rising; Alameda County Added To State's COVID-19 Watch ListAlameda County was added to the state's COVID-19 watchlist Sunday in the wake of rising new cases of the virus among local residents.
Reopening: Widespread Confusion, Anger Over Alameda County's Outdoor Dining BanIt's been in place for less than 24 hours, but restaurant owners, local polticians and county residents seemed bewildered, angered and confused Saturday night by an Alameda County health official's order banning outdoor dining.
Reopenings: Alameda County Health Officials Shutting Down Outdoor DiningAlameda County health officials announced late Friday night they were being forced to once again prohibit outdoor dining during a surge of new cornavirus cases across California.
COVID-19 Reopening: San Francisco Officials Forced To Delay Reopening Indoor Dining, Outdoor BarsCiting an uptick in new COVID-19 cases, San Francisco Mayor London Breed announced Tuesday that she was delaying the scheduled July 13th reopening of outdoor bars and indoor restaurant dining.
Reopening: Fine Dining Restaurants Find New Ways In COVID-19 Era To SurviveRenowned San Francisco chef Dominique Crenn was huddled with staff one day in mid-March when she learned that coronavirus restrictions would close the dining room at her celebrated restaurant, Atelier Crenn. Immediately, everyone started brainstorming.
San Francisco Restaurants Enter Coronavirus Era With Al Fresco DiningOn Friday, COVID-19 health restrictions in San Francisco were relaxed enough to allow outdoor dining at restaurants. Customers were lining in the city to learn what it takes to make al fresco dining work in the age of social distancing.
Reopening: Outdoor Dining Returns To San Francisco's Famed Restaurant SceneAfter months of being limited to take-out service, San Francisco's struggling restaurant scene got the first real signs of hope of a rebound from the financial woes caused by the COVID-19 shutdown Friday as officials allowed them to reopen for outdoor dining service.