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Restaurant and Catering Industry

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  • Sick leave bill a welcome remedy for low-wage workers

    Sick leave bill a welcome remedy for low-wage workers
    We've all been there at some point, sitting in a restaurant ordering dinner when the waiter sneezes and mumbles an apologetic, "Sorry, I'm fighting a cold." Why is he at work? Especially at a job that brings him close to other people? Maybe it is...
  • McDonald's earnings disappoint; key sales metric falls

    McDonald's earnings disappoint; key sales metric falls
    McDonald’s said 2013 was a “difficult year,” with a decline in foot traffic pushing global sales at restaurants open at least a year down 0.1% in the fourth quarter. The Oak Brook, Ill., fast food giant said so-called same store...
  • A capital sojourn in Sacramento

    A capital sojourn in Sacramento
    It's good to be reminded that Sacramento isn't just a consumer of our tax dollars and a dispenser of red tape. It's also a real place with real seasons — daunting heat in summer, golden leaves in fall, chill winds in winter, rampant green renewal in...
  • Hollywood awards season pumps up L.A. economy

    Hollywood awards season pumps up L.A. economy
    The big winner in this year's Hollywood awards season: the local economy. Hundreds of millions of dollars are funneled into hotels, restaurants and limousine companies as Los Angeles hosts the Golden Globes, the Screen Actors Guild Awards, the Academy...
  • Soul food restaurant takes root in heart of Latino Boyle Heights

    Soul food restaurant takes root in heart of Latino Boyle Heights
    The little bistro sits across from King Taco, like David a few yards from Goliath. But Gogo Sweetwine hardly bothers glancing out the window. She's too busy preparing for a table of five: biscuits, grits and gravy, sausage and oatmeal. "Ready to...
  • New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward is still marked by Hurricane Katrina

    New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward is still marked by Hurricane Katrina
    NEW ORLEANS — The Rev. Charles Duplessis navigated the new landscape of the Lower 9th Ward, crossing from newly paved streets to those still muddy and rutted as riverbeds. He drove past a gleaming duplex designed by Frank Gehry and the skeletons...
  • Johnny Rivers: the 'Secret Agent' of rock 'n' roll

     Johnny Rivers: the 'Secret Agent' of rock 'n' roll
    Johnny Rivers sits in a booth at the retro-themed Mel's Diner in Hollywood and marvels at the pace at which not just his career but pop music in general moved when he was getting started half a century ago. Within a span of a few months in 1964,...
  • Grand Central Market extends hours for breakfast

    Grand Central Market extends hours for breakfast
    At the reimagined Grand Central Market in downtown Los Angeles, breakfast is officially being served. Many of the vendors at the historic marketplace, including G&B Coffee, Press Brothers Juicery, Eggslut, Valerie at Grand Central Market, Jose Chiquito,...
  • L.A. Times editor reflects on year in journalism

    A memo to the newsroom from Times Editor Davan Maharaj: As we embark on a new year, I want to take a moment to review the exceptional work you produced in 2013, and offer my heartfelt thanks for it. We started the year with two ambitious goals: to...
  • Restaurants headed for jobs and sales growth, trade group says

    Restaurants headed for jobs and sales growth, trade group says
    Challenges such as high food and labor costs and a shaky economy may be looming, but the National Restaurant Assn. says it’s confident the industry has just kicked off its fifth straight year of sales growth. Eateries will pull in more than $683.4...
  • Chuck E. Cheese's chain to be acquired by Apollo for $1.3 billion

    Chuck E. Cheese's chain to be acquired by Apollo for $1.3 billion
    Private equity firm Apollo Global Management has agreed to purchase the Chuck E. Cheese's restaurant chain for $1.3 billion in cash and assumed debt, Apollo said in a news release. An affiliate of Apollo will pay $54 a share to acquire the pizza chain's...