Food

Local 83-Year-Old Restaurant Closes Permanently

SAN FRANCISCO—On Monday, July 13, Louis’ Restaurant (Louis’) announced via social media that they will permanently close the business. Louis’ is a family-run restaurant founded in 1937. It is located on Point Lobos Avenue in the city of San Francisco. Tom and Bill Hontalas, the grandsons of the original owners, are currently in charge of the restaurant. According to their...

Vegan Sushi Bar Reopens With New Dishes

SAN FRANCISCO—Shizen Vegan Sushi Bar & Izakaya (Shizen) reopened its doors for business on June 22. On Friday, July 10, they introduced their new specialty sushi roll via social media to their customers. The new dish named “Miss Foxy Scarlet," includes avocado, Panko-crusted bean curd, and sweet potato purée inside with roasted bell pepper, with black truffle hummus on top. “She’s...

San Francisco Greek Restaurant Souvla Reopens

SAN FRANCISCO—On Friday, July 10, the Greek restaurant group Souvla announced on Facebook that they are reopening with new schedules. Starting on Saturday, July 11, the Hayes Valley and the Marina locations of Souvla will be open for online ordering and pick-up services from Wednesday to Friday, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. They will also open on weekends from...

Lithuanian Restaurant Closing, Owner Running For Parliament Instead

SAN FRANCISCO—Mama Papa Lithuania Restaurant and Tea House, located on Park Street in Alameda, will close on July 31, 2020 because the owner is running for a parliament seat in his native Lithuania. Widely known as just “Mama Papa Lithuania,” the business has operated for nearly 7 years, and is the only Lithuanian restaurant in the Bay Area. As per...

Plant-Based Restaurant Coming To Hayes Valley

SAN FRANCISCO—The new restaurant Taste of BAIA, a plant-based Italian-inspired concept will be coming to the San Francisco neighborhood Hayes Valley starting August 1. Diners can expect to see their favorite Italian classics reinvented with plant-based cheeses, fresh pasta preparations, and more. The restaurant will offer lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch, with a full bar. The restaurant anticipated opening its doors back...

Ayesha And Stephen Curry Give Back To Local Restaurants

CALIFORNIA—Golden State Warriors' star point guard Stephen Curry and his wife Ayesha are planning to take their project, Restaurants for the People, which they developed with renowned chef Jose Andrés and his disaster relief organization World Central Kitchen, to new heights for the month of July. This project helps to support local restaurants so that they can effectively serve meals...

Cost Of Food Is High America

UNITED STATES─Recent reports have surfaced that the cost of food has been on the rise and I know I’m not the only person who has seen it. Yes, price gouging has taken place at many grocers, who should be ashamed of their actions. I mean come on, we’re in a pandemic people, and people are charging crazy rates for...

Berkeley Plans To Open Sidewalks For Outside Dining

CALIFORNIA—Restaurants in Berkeley are trying to pass a bill that would allow for open-air dining on some of their sidewalks and streets. Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguín and Vice Mayor Sophie Hahn were the first to introduce the bill, which would allow restaurants and other independent businesses to use outdoor spaces to provide service to their customers. The idea was originally inspired...

Food Refuel

UNITED STATES─Food it is the one thing that we all must have to keep moving. Food is an essential need, without it you cannot live people. However, there are food items that are good for the body and others not so much. With that said, I have recently had a food refuel. Why? I’ve been sick lately, to the...

Fighting Temptation Gets Easier

UNITED STATES─Well week 1 of Lent has been a success for me America. As I’ve already discussed, I have given up soda for the next 40 days. It is not a difficult thing for me to do as I’ve done it countless times before in the past. However, that first week is always the toughest and I don’t know...
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