Reopening: Indoor Dining At 25 Percent Capacity Can Resume In San FranciscoSan Francisco became the first county to move to the state’s orange tier, meaning restaurants and other indoor businesses can reopen with restrictions.
Tourists Trickle Back To San Francisco As More Hotels, Restaurants Set To ReopenSan Francisco's world-famous Fairmont Hotel is now hosting guests after a six-month closure. The city also announced Friday that more openings might be on the way. Could it be enough to help the city turn the corner on the worst of the pandemic?
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.
SF Streets Empty As Smoky Air, Raining Ash Force COVID-Weary Residents Back InsideWith empty tables, deserted parks, and very slow streets, for the second day in a row, the bad air gave San Francisco an emptiness that felt more like the start of the shutdown.
South Bay Restaurateur's Generosity Facing Financial Ruin Matched by Community SupportA Los Gatos restaurateur facing pandemic-induced insolvency decided to spend his final days in business making free meals for wildfire victims and firefighters. He didn't expect the response he got from his community.
SJ Nail Salon Hopes To Reopen Indoors Under New COVID-19 'Red Tier' Health OrderNew health orders are expected to take effect in Santa Clara County Tuesday that could ease from the ‘Purple Tier’ to the ‘Red Tier’ in the state's new four-tier, color coded ranking system for tracking the spread of coronavirus.
One Of SF's Oldest Eateries Rolls Out At-Home Crab Kits For Labor Day WeekendSan Francisco's oldest continuously operating business, Boudin Bakery, is offering at-home Dungeness crab feasts just in time for Labor Day weekend.
Black Restaurant Week Showcases American, Caribbean, African Cuisine, Helps Small BusinessesBlack Restaurant Week kicked off in the Bay Area and it's meant to shine a spotlight on small businesses that would normally not have the marketing dollars to promote their eateries.
Reeling From Virus and Heat Wave, Outdoor Restaurants Grapple With Smoke HazardRestaurants have been struggling to get by in these extraordinarily challenging times. After dealing with the recent blistering heat wave, businesses are now taking yet another hit.
Heat Wave Melts Away Business at Outdoor Restaurants in East BayThe first weeklong heat wave to hit the Bay Area since the pandemic forced restaurants to start outdoor dining was, in the East Bay, an unwelcome challenge to reopening.
Proposed COVID-19 Surcharge Could Be A Lifeline For Struggling Palo Alto RestaurantsRestaurants in Palo Alto struggling to keep their doors open during the coronavirus pandemic could be getting a lifeline.
San Jose Helping Businesses Open In Public Places To Survive PandemicA work out class in the middle of a plaza, a hair salon in the park, or maybe a restaurant in a parking garage are some of the ways San Jose is trying to utilize public places to help small businesses survive during the pandemic.
Michelin-Starred Restaurant Closed Due to Potential COVID-19 ExposureThe owners of two San Francisco restaurants closed their establishments temporarily due to a potential exposure to COVID-19.
Owners of San Francisco’s Cliff House Restaurant Sue InsurersOwners of the Cliff House restaurant in San Francisco announced Wednesday they are suing the insurance firm Allianz and its affiliates, claiming the companies didn't honor the national park concessionaire's business interruption policy.