Santa Clara Co. Restaurants On Edge After Mixed Messages On Outdoor DiningThere is growing confusion and fear among restaurant owners in the Southbay who are caught in a battle between the state and the county over outdoor dining.
COVID-19 Closures A Huge Blow Bay Area Businesses Hoping To Recoup Losses July 4 WeekendGovernor’s Newsom’s announcement to ‘hit the dimmer switch’ on reopening, hit the business community hard. They were banking on the July 4th weekend to recoup some of their losses.
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.
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.
Popular Dim Sum Restaurant On Santana Row Closing For Good Due To COVID-19A long-time tenant at a popular South Bay outdoor mall is closing its doors for good because of the uncertainty brought on by the pandemic, the owners confirmed Wednesday.
COVID-19 Hospitalizations Climb As Restaurants Reopen To Outdoor Diners In SouthbaySanta Clara County officials are keeping an eye on a rising key indicator in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
Outdoor Dining Allowed With Amended Sonoma County Shelter-In-Place OrderIn Sonoma County, restaurants and other food facilities are now allowed to offer onsite sit-down meals - outdoors.
San Francisco Bar Owners Struggle With Reopening RequirementsFor more than two months, Doug Dalton's bars including Rickhouse, Nightingale, and Pagan Idol in San Francisco's Financial District have sat empty - completely shut down.
Coronavirus: Sonoma County Moves To Late Stage 2 Reopening Of Dine-In Restaurants, MallsSonoma County is following in the footsteps of its North Bay neighbors and moving deeper into Phase 2 of reopening.
Better Together: 'Hunger At Home' Chefs, Hotel Execs Give Food To Unemployed Hospitality, Food WorkersWhen the hotel and restaurant world collapsed, they were left holding millions of pounds of food. Hunger at Home collected that food and is making it available to the workers, and anyone else who lost their jobs.
Napa County Announces Move Into Expanded Stage 2 Reopening; Wineries Not IncludedOfficials in Napa County on Tuesday announced that the state will be permitting additional businesses and services to open with modifications immediately, including dine-in restaurants and shopping malls, but not including wineries.
Businesses In San Jose's San Pedro Square Market Reopen For Curbside ServiceA popular destination for diners and shoppers reopened in downtown San Jose Tuesday as San Pedro Square Market welcomed customers for the first time in over two months.
California Restaurants Impacted By COVID-19 May Soon Be Allowed To Renegotiate RentsRestaurants, bars, and cafes across California may soon be able to renegotiate their rents due to the coronavirus pandemic, under a proposal being considered in the legislature.
Coronavirus Update: Gov. Newsom Releases New Guidelines for Dine-In RestaurantsGov. Gavin Newsom has released new guidelines for resuming sit-down dining, but it will still be awhile before San Francisco Bay Area restaurants will be re-opening. The governor said counties will have to meet certain benchmarks first.
Coronavirus Update: Gov. Newsom Offers New Guidelines For Restaurant Operations Once They ReopenCalifornia Governor Gavin Newsom on Tuesday offered up more detailed guidelines restaurants will need to follow when they reopen in the state, giving restaurant owners an idea of how intensive the cleaning protocols will be as the coronavirus shelter order becomes less restrictive.