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These photos show how San Francisco restaurants turned to takeout

Since the initial shelter-in-place order on March 16 shook up San Francisco’s dining scene, local restaurants have scrambled to adapt to the new reality of a city where eating is no longer an option. For some places, that means closing for the time being — a fact of life communicated by shuttered windows in many […]

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New podcast explores San Francisco restaurants’ struggle to survive

A new podcast explores the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on some of San Francisco’s most vulnerable businesses: restaurants. For nearly 15 years, Marcia Gagliardi wrote Tablehopper, an “e-column” about the Bay Area food and beverage industry. Although she did radio spots on KGO (her segment was called “You Gotta Eat This”), she had never […]

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Half of San Francisco restaurants set to close as industry braces for big changes during COVID-19 pandemic

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — Dining out in the Bay Area will likely never be the same. Fifty percent of restaurants in San Francisco are not expected to reopen, according to the Golden Gate Restaurant Association. “Do you think you’ll make it?” “No, I don’t think so,” said Wen Geng, owner of Chinese Cuisine, a popular […]

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Fresno Restaurant Recipes To Make When Ordering Home

FRESNO 5/10/2001 FNN CP DEAF CHEF – (L to R: Sharon Alexander, Chef; Praxy Arcia, Chef) Alexander and Arcia prepare orders for the lunch crowd at Upstairs Downtown. Neighbors Newspapers Christian Parley Neighbors staff photo With the spread of the coronavirus, many of us are sheltering in our homes doing nothing but cooking and eating. […]

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Home cooking chefs sharing tips, local recipes

Isolated Australians need not look too far to find out how to bring a restaurant experience home. Many local chefs are joining the trend of streaming cooking classes online, via mediums such as Instagram and YouTube, to help people add some spice to their lockdown experience. “The reason I started doing it was because I […]

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Best meal kits from San Francisco restaurants: Birdsong, Gozu and more

We don’t know what day of the week it is (besides, it’s still January, right?), but we’re sure we’re sick of eating the weird Trader Joe frozen foods we desperately thrown into our carts when we were first ordered to shelter in place. Fortunately, delivery and takeout provided some variety, but it turns out you […]