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  • Waitress Says She Was Fired From NYC Eatery for Not Getting COVID Vaccine

    02/17/2021 8:12:38 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 106 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 17, 2021 | Elizabeth Rosner and Tamar Lapin
    A New York City waitress says she was fired from a popular Brooklyn restaurant after choosing not to get the COVID-19 vaccine for fear it might hurt her chances of getting pregnant. Bonnie Jacobson, 34, told The Post that the management at Red Hook Tavern canned her on Monday because she balked at getting the shot immediately. “It was shocking to me,” she said Wednesday. “I went through the stages: I’m hurt, I’m in shock — then I got mad.” Jacobson, who has been married since October 2019, stressed that she’s not an anti-vaxxer and “fully supports” people being inoculated,...
  • N.Y. bars, restaurants can now stay open until 11 p.m.: Gov. Cuomo

    02/14/2021 4:40:31 PM PST · by Libloather · 24 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 2/14/20 | Shant Shahrigian
    Last call is getting a little later. Gov. Cuomo on Sunday issued an executive order pushing the statewide curfew for bars, restaurants and other establishments with liquor licenses from 10 p.m. to 11 p.m. “Hospitalizations and the positivity rate continue to decline, and with the holiday surge now in our rear-view mirror, we must keep taking steps to further re-open the economy safely and responsibly,” he said in a Sunday statement. The later curfew also applies to gyms and fitness centers, casinos and pool halls, his office noted. **SNIP** Cuomo’s new executive order comes as a growing number of Albany...
  • A Day In The Life Of A Brewery Being Crushed By LA’s Ever-Shifting COVID Rules

    02/14/2021 1:25:53 PM PST · by Kaslin · 28 replies
    the federalist ^ | February 14, 2021 | Christopher Bedford
    The county even regulates what meets the standard of a 'bonafide meal' each group of customers is required to buy if they would like to order beer. All this, we're told, fights COVID.Bart Avery started Bravery Brewing Company just 10 years ago, in 2011. Today, his son does the brewing, and it’s a full-on family business. You can find their beers in restaurants, liquor stores, gas stations, Whole Foods, and Trader Joes in the surrounding area, but the main profits come from happy customers enjoying beer on tap in the tasting room. And that’s where the problems start.With even New...
  • REBEL DINERS (Defying IL Governor's Lock-downs)

    02/11/2021 8:42:05 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 9 replies
    REBEL DINERS.com ^ | February 11, 2021
    I was listening to Conservative morning AM radio in Chicago this morning and a guest talked about his group of resisters against the Illinois Governor's lock down of Illinois restaurants. His group is 'REBEL DINERS'. Each week, more and more diners join his group and have dinners at restaurants that are struggling with all of the restrictions. 👍 🇺🇸 He is encouraging people to form similar groups nationwide. ABOUT REBEL DINERS The Illinois Governor announced on October 20th, 2020 that a new round of stronger restrictions going into place that Friday. All six counties surrounding Chicago will not allow indoor...
  • Outdoor dining returns to LA with tables 8 feet apart, no TVs allowed

    01/31/2021 12:16:46 AM PST · by L.A.Justice · 28 replies
    Fox Business ^ | January 29, 2021 | Paul Best
    After weeks of being limited to takeout and delivery, struggling restaurants in Los Angeles were allowed to reopen for outdoor dining Friday with new restrictions in place. Restaurants must require employees to wear a face mask and shield, tables must be eight feet apart and seat no more than six people, and televisions are not allowed to be turned on. "Televisions or any other screens that are used to broadcast programming must be removed from the area or turned off," the order from the Los Angeles Department of Public Health says. "This provision is effective until further notice." This no-TVs...
  • Cuomo, de Blasio agree: NYC indoor dining not returning anytime soon

    01/26/2021 12:33:32 PM PST · by conservative98 · 23 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1 hour ago 1/26/21 | Audrey Conklin
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio agree that indoor dining will not return to the city anytime soon, citing a continuous surge in COVID-19 cases. Cuomo said during a Monday press conference that while he plans to ease some New York COVID-19 restrictions starting Wednesday, "the indoor dining in New York City is a New York City-specific condition" and the state is "not at this point contemplating any changes" to the ban. De Blasio, after urging people to stay home if they can and take mass transit if they have to amid harsh...
  • Death of NYC’s most beloved restaurants puts landlords in danger

    01/25/2021 1:08:42 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 83 replies
    nypost ^ | 01/25/2021 | Steve Cuozzo
    The rolling wipeout of beloved New York City restaurants, which claimed the fabled 21 Club two weeks ago, might only be getting started. And as painful as it would be to food lovers, it would hurt landlords even more as retail vacancies of all kinds mushroom in each of the five boroughs.
  • After over 30 years in business, William Ho's in Shorewood has closed

    01/22/2021 12:42:53 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 13 replies
    OnMilwaukee ^ | Jan 14, 2021 | Lori Fredrich
    A longtime Shorewood staple has bid adieu.William Ho's, a restaurant which served Chinese fare at 3524 N. Oakland Ave. in Shorewood for over 30 years has closed. After finding the restaurant's ordering platform down and the restaurant's phone number disconnected, we reached out to Steph Salvia, executive director for the Shorewood Business Improvement District. She was able to confirm that, after persisting through many months of the COVID-19 pandemic, the owners recently decided to close the restaurant and retire. The restaurant, long known for both the decorative facade on its building (which sports large sea creatures, including a lobster), its...
  • Lockdown Rebellion: Over 50,000 Restaurants in Italy Defy Lockdown Orders and Reopen

    01/18/2021 3:11:29 PM PST · by CheshireTheCat · 20 replies
    RedState ^ | January 18, 2021 | Brandon Morse
    The spirit of rebelliousness against tyranny isn’t just alive in America. In Italy, over 50,000 restaurants opened up in defiance of Italy’s draconian lockdown measures with patrons revolting against police who come to shut these restaurants down. According to “Off-Guardian,” Italian restaurant owners coordinated an online day of defiance called “#IoOpro” or “I am opening.” The day, which occurred on the 15th of January, was the largest country-wide act of civil disobedience since the lockdowns began. Politicians were even in on the rebellion with Italian opposition MP Vittorio Sgarbi saying to restauranteurs in an interview to “open up, and don’t...
  • ‘It Feels Surreal’: Uncertainty Is Only Constant For Baltimore Restaurants As City’s COVID-19 Positivity Rate Remains Over 5%

    01/04/2021 7:13:17 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 21 replies
    CBS Baltimore ^ | January 4, 2021 | Kelsey Kushner
    For the first time in 41 years, Mount Washington Tavern in north Baltimore closed its doors Monday without its owners or staff knowing when they would reopen. Last week, the owners posted a message online saying with a heavy heart, they were closing the restaurant until dining restrictions designed to curb the spread of COVID-19 are lifted. “It feels surreal, it feels sad and heartbreaking,” manager and bartender Stephenie Moschera said. “Something we never thought we would have to do.” The decision to temporarily close was a tough one, she added. “Unfortunately, for whatever reason, the carryout business wasn’t enough...
  • PA Governor Tom Wolf Setting A Trap For #PA Restaurants?

    01/04/2021 9:20:37 AM PST · by ANDmagazine.com · 9 replies
    ANDmagazine.com ^ | 4 November 2021 | charles "Sam" Faddis
    The State of Pennsylvania has announced that restaurants will be able to open their doors once again for indoor dining as of today Monday, January 4th. There is one catch, though. The permissible indoor capacity depends on whether or not the establishment has been “self-certified.” Caution business owners– stay where you are – this is a trap. According to Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin restaurants may reopen at 50% capacity as of Monday at 8:00 a.m if they have completed the online self-certification process.
  • After 73 years, Lafayette’s El Charro restaurant is permanently closing

    12/30/2020 12:35:45 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 34 replies
    East Bay Times ^ | December 30, 2020 | JESSICA YADEGARAN
    Dec. 31 is your last chance to get that famous blue cheese garlic dip and skinny margaritas. El Charro Mexican Dining, the Lafayette restaurant where generations of Lamorindans have celebrated anniversaries and birthdays alongside massive burritos, is closing after 73 years. Owners Laura and Dave Shields made the announcement Tuesday via Facebook, and within three hours there were nearly 200 comments from heavy-hearted regulars. “I’m sad. I’m sorry. God bless your family,” wrote one customer, Jennifer H. “What a tremendous restaurant experience you provided so many grateful families.” Top fan Robert S. posted a collage of family photos taken at...
  • 33 more Pa. restaurants ordered to close for not following Gov. Wolf’s COVID-19 orders

    12/29/2020 3:25:48 PM PST · by lightman · 32 replies
    Pennlive ^ | 29 December A.D. 2020 | Sue Gleiter
    More Pennsylvania restaurants are getting dinged for defying Gov. Tom Wolf’s COVID-19 mitigation orders. As part of its latest round of inspections, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture announced it has ordered 33 restaurants to close for allowing patrons to eat indoors. The inspections took place Dec. 21-27. Under the governor’s latest mandate, restaurants are not permitted to serve patrons indoors for three weeks ending Jan. 4. In addition, restaurants must continue to follow rules requiring employees to wear masks, while they offer carryout and takeout and serve diners outdoors. Restaurants ordered to close include Denny’s Lennies Restaurant in Halifax, Villa...
  • NEWSOM DEFEATED! CA Judge DECLARES Restaurants Can OPEN for Indoor Dining Business!

    12/28/2020 2:51:00 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 11 replies
    Judge Wolfel orders Newsome to stop messing with strip clubs AND restuarants.
  • 2(Actually 3) More Iconic Restaurants Fold Under Coronavirus: Cliff House Closes, 21 Club Shutters

    12/27/2020 11:34:31 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 18 replies
    Two more iconic restaurants have succumbed to the coronavirus pandemic. This time, the historic locations affected are on the West and East Coast. The owners of San Francisco’s well-known The Cliff House restaurant are closing its doors for good after running the establishment for nearly 48 years. The Cliff House location has a history that dates back 157 years. The Cliff House had temporarily switched to take-out orders during the pandemic, but it wasn’t enough to keep the iconic restaurant in business during the COVID-19 crisis. The restaurant, which is known for its ocean views of the Pacific Ocean, will...
  • This ridiculously expensive Tokyo sandwich was worth every one of the 8,650 yen it cost us ($82)

    12/23/2020 8:21:21 AM PST · by mylife · 77 replies
    sora news 24 ^ | 12/21/2020 | Casey Baseel
    Take-out from expensive restaurant in the most expensive part of Tokyo hurts the wallet, thrills the taste buds. Though most restaurants in Japan remain open for eat-in dining, a lot of us are choosing to get our meals to-go during the pandemic. So when he found his stomach growling, our Japanese-language reporter Mr. Sato decided the best thing to do was to just go pick up a sandwich and bring it back home to eat. Ordinarily, we’d call that a casual lunch…except that the sandwich he picked up from a restaurant in downtown Tokyo cost him 8,650 yen (US$82).
  • Al's Cafe, David's Diner cited by county health department for defying shut down order

    12/22/2020 2:35:38 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 46 replies
    The Pittsburg Post-Gazette ^ | December 21, 2020 | Patricia Sabatini
    The Allegheny County Health Department cited Al’s Cafe in Bethel Park and David’s Diner in Harmar late last week for serving meals indoors in defiance of the governor’s shut down order. The statewide restrictions, which expire Jan. 4, are aimed at stemming the current surge in COVID-19 cases. Inspectors visited both restaurants Thursday in response to complaints, according to the inspection reports. Both were ordered closed that day. Inspectors followed up Friday, when both restaurants were found operating and ordered closed again. Both also were cited for removing the county’s “closed” signs, inspection reports show. In addition, Al’s Cafe, on...
  • California Appeals Court Blocks Judge’s Order Allowing San Diego Restaurants to Resume Indoor Dining (WHAT"S GOING ON?) READ ALL

    12/19/2020 3:49:31 PM PST · by hapnHal · 12 replies
    thegatewaypundit ^ | 18 Dec 20 | Cristina Laila
    California Appeals Court Blocks Judge’s Order Allowing San Diego Restaurants to Resume Indoor Dining – Keeps Newsom’s Lockdown in Full Effect By Cristina Laila Published December 18, 2020 at 8:48pm ------------------------------------------------------- The Hill Reports????? https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/531009-california-appeals-court-order-allowing-strip-clubs-to-remain-open California appeals court order allowing strip clubs to remain open during pandemic (And Restaurants NO LOCKDOWN) BY JORDAN WILLIAMS - 12/19/20 06:11 PM EST
  • Pennsylvania governor's coronavirus indoor dining ban challenged by coalition of bars, restaurants

    12/19/2020 12:58:41 AM PST · by conservative98 · 15 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5 hrs ago | Michael Ruiz
    A group of Pennsylvania bars and restaurants is taking legal action against Gov. Tom Wolf and Health Secretary Dr. over new coronavirus rules that will prohibit indoor dining during the holiday season. Co-counsels for the group filed a pair of court documents Friday, Troy Freedman, a lawyer for the businesses, told Fox News. One was a petition for review, a required first step when filing suit against state officials under Pennsylvania law, Freedman said. The other is seeking an injunction that would enjoin the governor from enforcing his order, which he issued last week. It went into effect on Dec....
  • [San Diego] Judge says strip club ruling also protects restaurants

    12/17/2020 4:04:30 PM PST · by blueplum · 16 replies
    AP ^ | 17 Dec 2020 | ELLIOT SPAGAT and JULIE WATSON
    SAN DIEGO (AP) — A California judge said Thursday that all restaurants in San Diego County can resume on-site dining with safety protocols, marking a major setback to the governor’s stay-at-home order to slow the spread of the coronavirus. San Diego Superior Court Judge Joel Wohlfeil said the ruling he issued Wednesday that protected two strip clubs from being forced to stop indoor activity also extended to the thousands of eateries ...