As we inch closer to shade-and-shorts weather, expect more restaurants to open their doors. Many restaurateurs have been in a holding pattern, hibernating through winter until warmer weather and the vaccination rate rises before they cut the grand opening ribbon. We’re getting there. Nearly 13% of Washington state residents are fully vaccinated, with the number expected to spike in the coming weeks with more vaccines on the way. Other signs that we’re headed in the right direction: Starting on March 22, Gov. Jay Inslee will allow restaurants to increase seating capacity from 25% to 50%, and hosts can seat
Restaurants seem to be opening en masse again on the Peninsula with the promise of California’s return to full capacity on June 15.
Among the newcomers are two buzzy bars that also serve quality food, including Palo Alto French restaurant Zola’s sister cocktail bar, plus the latest sit-down restaurant from the brothers who run the popular Los Carnalitos truck in Redwood City.… Read More