Permit-Free Bees, Tip Pooling, and Hot Sauce Bars: This Week in Food Bloggery
|From Albert Law's Rice Paper Scissors slideshow|
2. Two things SFoodie learned from Caroline Chen's article about beekeeping in San Francisco: 1. This regulation-giddy city doesn't have any rules about how and where you can set up a beehive. 2. City honey is cleaner than country honey. Why? Fewer pesticides.
3. In a city dominated by OpenTable, the Microsoft of online reservations companies, how come none of the high-end Chinese restaurants use the site? No answers, only questions.
4. Foodspotter Luis Chong discovers Hot Sauce and Panko, a shop specializing in chicken wings and waffles, with an impressive library of hot sauces for dousing the meat.
5. W. Blake Gray writes about a server who's suing her employer, Cafe Gratitude, for requiring that she participate in tip-pooling. (Who gets tipped out? Cooks and service staff. Who does that make happy? Those of us who used to cook.) The comments here are worth reading.