How restaurants feel about June 15 California reopening

Restaurants in Los Angeles prepare to reopen at 100% capacity and with no social distancing on June 15, but some remain cautiously optimistic about the dining landscape.
Jenn Harris • Los Angeles Times • June 14, 2021
At 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, California will retire many of the pandemic-related restrictions that crippled restaurants and other businesses for much of the last year. Restaurants will be able to return to 100% capacity, host parties larger than six at...
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