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Many small, independent restaurants rely on DoorDash deliveries to stay in business.<ins> (Shutterstock)</ins>

Latino restaurants are on the brink of disaster

SF shouldn’t limit their options to stay open

 

Bartender John Jeide makes Buena Visa Cafe’s signature Irish coffees, and also works as a waiter at the iconic spot. (Donna Domino/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Favorite SF watering holes pick up business

Back inside, Buena Vista, Hidive serve more customers, look forward to more tourists

  • May 13, 2021

 

Saru Jayaraman speaks at rally after successful campaign to preserve workers’ tips in “Waging Change,” a documentary by Abby Ginzberg airing Feb. 19 on KQED. <ins>(Courtesy photo)</ins>

‘Waging Change’ exposes shocking U.S. law about low tipping

Documentary details movement to raise $2.13 minimum wage

 

More than 1,800 businesses have taken advantage of the Shared Spaces program, which has been extended through next summer. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Shared Spaces program extended through next June

A hallmark of The City’s pandemic response, program will continue for at least six additional months

More than 1,800 businesses have taken advantage of the Shared Spaces program, which has been extended through next summer. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Struggling Chinatown restaurants get help moving business outdoors

Struggling Chinatown restaurants get help moving business outdoors

A total of $25,000 will be distributed to assist with costs of Shared Spaces program

Struggling Chinatown restaurants get help moving business outdoors
A proposed Transportation Sustainability Fee on new development could help San Francisco generate more than $400 million for transit spending over the next 30 years, but some small business owners are worried about the increased costs. (Michael Ares/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Small businesses could be burdened with transit fee

If a 4,000-square-foot restaurant wants to expand to 8,000 square feet, a…

A proposed Transportation Sustainability Fee on new development could help San Francisco generate more than $400 million for transit spending over the next 30 years, but some small business owners are worried about the increased costs. (Michael Ares/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Dunkin' Donuts has announced plans to open 17 new restaurants in San Francisco and Fresno. Courtesy photo

Dunkin’ Donuts to open SF locations

Nine Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants are coming to San Francisco and the Bay…

Dunkin' Donuts has announced plans to open 17 new restaurants in San Francisco and Fresno. Courtesy photo
Mike KoozminThe City's Compliance Education Program for restaurants guides businesses through compliance rather than flagging problems and just expecting them to be fixed.

SF health department program helps bring restaurants up to code

When James Sheh bought 848 Washington St. from the owner of the…

Mike KoozminThe City's Compliance Education Program for restaurants guides businesses through compliance rather than flagging problems and just expecting them to be fixed.

Tax revision casts wider net

Even as negotiations with business leaders are ongoing, Mayor Ed Lee will…

SF Examiner file photoDon't miss the hush puppies with red pepper jelly at San Francisco's Boxing Room.

Ten great San Francisco restaurants to experience in 2012

The best restaurants of 2011 may not be trend setters, but they…

SF Examiner file photoDon't miss the hush puppies with red pepper jelly at San Francisco's Boxing Room.
Health care law surcharges have been blamed for stingy tipping by San Francisco diners. (Courtesy photo)Health care law surcharges have been blamed for stingy tipping by San Francisco diners. (Courtesy photo)

San Franciscans named worst tippers by Zagat

It’s no secret The City is a foodie capital where diners worship…

Health care law surcharges have been blamed for stingy tipping by San Francisco diners. (Courtesy photo)Health care law surcharges have been blamed for stingy tipping by San Francisco diners. (Courtesy photo)

Loophole remains in San Francisco's controversial health care law

Amid a tense political fight, a proposal to close a loophole in…

Businesses find loopholes in Healthy San Francisco law

More than 80 percent of the money that companies set aside in…

Fishy: Label fraud found in quarter of seafood sold is cheating consumers

WHAT: Recent investigations by researchers in North America and Europe using new…

Hearty comfort food keeps the taste of The City alive

If you heard the news that Original Joe’s was going to reopen…

Planning ahead can be key to a memorable Valentine’s

For lovers and foodies alike, Valentine’s Day can be one of the…

Irony alert: New York City creates special agency to help restaurants with bureaucracy

New York's solution to its unbelievably onerous bureacracy is, you guessed it,…

Mayor creates team to smooth process of opening restaurant

Here’s a phrase that local restaurant owners never hear: free of charge.…

New eateries given green light in Castro

Castro Street residents might finally get Soup Freaks and other specialty eateries…

Board to review proposal for new Castro restaurants

In a bad economy where merchants are struggling and vacancy rates are…