The Fight for L.A.’s Street Food Vendors
Street vending is technically legal in Los Angeles, but vendors say landing a permit is often out of reach
In Some States, the Boon of To-Go Cocktails Is Going, Going, Gone
With very little warning, New York and Pennsylvania have rolled back mandates that made it possible for restaurants and bars to survive the pandemic. The businesses aren’t ready.
Guaranteed Basic Income Could Be a Game-Changer for Restaurant Workers
More cities nationwide are considering guaranteed income for low-wage earners, which could empower food and farm industry employees
Sen. Schumer Explains How the Stimulus Bill Will Help Restaurants Recover 2020 Losses
This week on Eater’s Digest, the Senate Majority Leader discusses how grassroots lobbying for restaurants helped shape the relief package
Why Don’t America’s Public Schoolchildren Get Universal Free Lunch?
Federal waivers provide free school meals to students during the pandemic. Advocates want that to be permanent.
Where Does Joe Biden Stand on Climate and Agriculture?
The Democratic presidential candidate supports a zero-emissions goal for ag and wants to incentivize carbon markets, but his platform makes no mention of animal agriculture or organic farming
‘Food Is Political. It’s a Part of Our DNA.’
Devita Davison, executive director of FoodLab Detroit, has long advocated for an equitable and sustainable restaurant industry. She still sees a lot of work to do.
Kamala Harris Brings Food Justice to the Democratic Ticket
As vice president, experts say Harris would be able to advance her years-long focus on hunger, worker protections, and environmental justice
Nationwide Protests Inspire Restaurants to Give Election Day Off to Workers
These operators see making it easier for staff to vote as a way to help make change
If the Stimulus Package Fails Independent Restaurants, It Fails America
Simply put, the deal isn’t good enough for small business owners or millions of service workers
The Fight to Use Food Stamps for Restaurant Food
Three states are moving to make more SNAP recipients eligible for hot meals
America’s Culinary School Grads Struggle With Student Loans. Which Presidential Candidates Will Save Them From Crushing Debt?
From canceling student loan debt to vague promises of accountability, how Warren, Sanders, and Mayor Pete pledge to help culinary school grads