San Francisco Restaurants Barely Hanging On During Latest COVID-19 Shutdown It has been exactly one month since the San Francisco Bay Area's Stay-At-Home order went into effect and as the days mount so does the financial pressures on restaurateurs who are barely hanging on.
Fast Food, Delivery Deals To Ease Tensions Of Election DayElection Day may be a stressful or emotional time for many, and a bunch of fast-food chains are stepping up with free comfort food to help you cope.
Reopening: San Francisco Becomes First Major California Urban Center To Move Into COVID-19 Reopening Yellow TierCity officials announced Tuesday that San Francisco has been elevated to the yellow tier of the state's COVID-19 reopening scale, the first major California urban center to enter the minimal level of restrictions.
COVID Reopening: Weekend Hustle And Bustle Returns To San Francisco Restaurant Scene As Indoor Dining BeginsOn Saturday night for the first time since mid-March, diners began flocking to San Francisco's famed restaurant scene to eat a meal indoors.
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.