restaurants

Portillo’s coming to Michigan
(credit: Portillo’s)
Marisa Jenkins
July 07, 2020 - 4:35 pm
"We’re packing all of our Chicago-style favorites for the road trip to the Golden Corridor."
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Tarrah Gibbons
June 30, 2020 - 5:04 pm
The restaurant industry has suffered devastating losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Yelp just released a number of restaurants that closed permanently since March 1.
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Owner of Big Daddy Zane's Gabrielle Ellison poses for a photo behind the bar top of her establishment in Odessa, Texas, Friday, June 26, 2020. Ellison was operating her bar in violation of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's new order that shut bars back down and limits restaurants' capacities to 50% following a surge in coronavirus cases. (Eli Hartman/Odessa American via AP)
Associated Press
June 26, 2020 - 5:41 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Gov. Greg Abbott shut down bars in Texas again on Friday and scaled back restaurant dining, the most dramatic reversals yet as confirmed coronavirus cases surge to record levels after the state embarked on one of America's fastest reopenings. The abrupt closures...
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Gov. Greg Abbott addresses a news conference at the State Capitol in Austin, Texas, about the coronavirus pandemic Monday, June 22, 2020. Abbott said he has no plans to shut down the state again. "We must find ways to return to our daily routines as well as finding ways to coexist with COVID-19," Abbott said. (Ricardo B. Brazziell/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
AP News
June 26, 2020 - 10:34 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — When Texas began lifting coronavirus restrictions, Republican Gov. Greg Abbott didn't wear a mask. He wouldn't let mayors enact extra precautions during one of America's swiftest efforts to reopen. He pointed out that the White House backed his plan and gave assurances there...
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FILE - In this July 10, 2019 file, photo customers visit at a Starbucks in Minneapolis. Starbucks is adding plant-based meat to its U.S. menu for the first time. The Seattle-based coffee chain says a breakfast sandwich made with imitation sausage from California-based Impossible Foods is now available at a majority of its U.S. restaurants. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
Associated Press
June 23, 2020 - 7:47 am
Starbucks is adding plant-based meat to its U.S. menu for the first time. The Seattle coffee chain said Tuesday that a breakfast sandwich made with imitation sausage from Redwood City, California-based Impossible Foods is now available at a majority of its U.S. restaurants. The sandwich comes with...
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Jacquie Cadorette
June 22, 2020 - 12:32 pm
As more and more businesses begin to reopen after being shuttered due to the coronavirus pandemic, many are left wondering what the proper etiquette is if you want to remain safe while visiting your favorite local spots.
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drinking outdoors
WWJ News
June 10, 2020 - 5:15 pm
“We all know the toll the COVID-19 pandemic has taken on businesses across Michigan,” says Rep. Michael Webber, who thinks this could help.
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restaurant patio
WWJ News
June 03, 2020 - 3:36 pm
If the bills come into fruition, one bill would allow alcoholic drinks to be a part of a customer’s takeout order from a restaurant. The other bill would create outdoor “social districts” where local governments could permit bars and restaurants to sell alcoholic drinks, and residents would be able...
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Whitmer June 2020
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (Photo: State of Michigan)
WWJ News
June 01, 2020 - 8:11 pm
Gyms, tattoo parlors, salons, indoor theaters and casinos, will stay closed for now.
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dining under plastic
A man and a woman demonstrate dining under a plastic shield Wednesday, May 27, 2020 in a restaurant of Paris. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
Associated Press
May 28, 2020 - 12:19 pm
Restaurant owners are seeking solutions that will coax back customers while also easing their anxiety about catching the virus.
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