Now that San Francisco is open, will restaurants finally recover?
After a hectic 2020, restaurateurs in the Bay Area can breathe easier now that California has abandoned its COVID-19 restrictions and has fully reopened. With over one million doses of vaccine Administered in San Francisco County alone, it looks like a return to normalcy is closer than ever. But with big financial losses and the injury of permanent restaurant closures still fresh, where does San Francisco’s food industry stand in its recovery schedule?
It may be too early to be sure, but Emily Abraham, acting director of public policy at the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, says the outlook for San Francisco is optimistic as the number of temporary and permanent closures in restaurants continues to decline.