(NEW ORLEANS) -- Twenty-four-hour alcohol sales return to New Orleans on Friday, when the city has scheduled lifting all COVID-19 restrictions on bars and restaurants. In addition to eliminating the pandemic-related 1 a.m. last call for drinks, bars and restaurants no longer have to space... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A handful of major restaurant chains across the nation have recently announced that they are raising wages in a bid to attract workers as they finally begin to reopen at full capacity. As the coronavirus pandemic eases and patrons -- fueled by... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Sue Choi and her husband own several Korean restaurants in New York City. For their latest venture, Rib No. 7, they've been trying to hire servers, kitchen staff and hostesses -- but have had few bites so far. "I don't even get... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- More than 186,000 restaurants flooded the federal government with applications for money in the first two days of a program set up to ameliorate the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the White House said Wednesday. President Joe Biden touted the high interest in... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Bars and restaurants are finally catching a glimmer of hope as more Americans are getting vaccinated and cities and states begin to ease restrictions enacted during the pandemic. The lengthy temporary mandate that required patrons at bars and restaurants to order food... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Restaurants and bars are another step closer to getting much-needed financial assistance after experiencing detrimental loss during the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Small Business Administration announced its application details and program guide on Saturday for eligible businesses who... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As restaurants continue to welcome back diners across the U.S. there is increased demand for data when it comes to choosing where to eat or drink. To help, OpenTable launched Back to the Table, a new information hub with tools and insights... Read More.
By KELLY MCCARTHY, GMA(MADISON, Wis.) -- A new proposal could allow restaurants and bars in the Badger State to sell alcoholic beverages in to-go bottles for good.The state assembly set to vote Wednesday on the bill with bipartisan... Read More.
By KELLY MCCARTHY, GMA(WASHINGTON) -- After nearly a year since bars and restaurants were forced to close their doors, adjust service or permanently suspend operations, the hard-hit industry is set to receive some much-needed relief.The American Rescue Plan... Read More.
By KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Asian American communities have experienced a rise in hate incidents since the start of the coronavirus pandemic and with a resurgence in reports of racist behavior, restaurants, food industry professionals and policy leaders are sending... Read More.
By KELLY MCARTHY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- New York City restaurants can once again serve customers indoors starting Friday, Feb. 12.Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced in a press conference Monday that restaurants in New York City can reopen indoor... Read More.