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San Francisco doubles indoor dining capacities

Restaurants can put up to 50% of their dining rooms back in use as of Nov. 3. The industry is expected to also benefit from a go-ahead for office workers to return.

Marketing

Hawaii provides its unemployed with a $500 restaurant credit

The subsidy can only be used in the state's restaurants. Gratuities and catering orders are covered.

A brainstorming session by civic leaders yielded that and other suggestions for easing local operators through the winter.

Industry reps--and politicians--are citing indications that residential gatherings are far more of a danger than dining out.

A new study finds that 74% of loan recipients haven't filed, largely because they're not sure how to do it.

In an unexpected twist, expenses paid with forgiven funds aren't tax-deductible, at least for now.

Ongoing collaboration led to an inexpensive idea that delivered new opportunities.

The president said he's suspending negotiations on a new relief package until after the election.

20 areas would be denied indoor service again, and nine of them would be prohibited from offering outdoor dining as well.

Service times are limited to two hours, and alcohol sales are only permitted with the accompaniment of “bona fide” food.

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