Customers enjoying food in La Catrina's outdoor dining parklet. Photo by Leslie David.

Business / Economy

Outdoor dining resumes amid recent wet weather

Hollister business owners say they are happy with loosened restrictions.

Jarad Gallagher of Smoke Point BBQ. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Business / Economy

San Juan Bautista restaurants face challenges under COVID

Lack of indoor and outdoor dining making financial survival difficult.

Empty parklet in front of Country Rose on Dec. 7 following the Regional Stay-at-Home Order. The order limits food service to take-out and delivery. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Business / Economy

Deja Vu: businesses toughing out stay-at-home order

Outdoor dining helped restaurants stay afloat prior to the shutdown enacted Dec. 7.

Victoria Montoya and her 94-year-old mother Longina at La Catrina in Hollister. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Business / Economy

Indoor dining returns to San Benito County

COVID infections drop to allow restaurants to serve inside at 25% capacity.

Food from Miyako Japanese Restaurant.

Food / Dining

Where to get take-out food in San Benito County

Restaurants in Hollister, Dunneville, Aromas, and Tres Pinos offer options as stay-at-home order continues.

Early morning in San Juan Bautista. Photo by Leslie David.

Business / Economy

San Juan Bautista considers using Third Street for outdoor dining

Main thoroughfare could become a temporary one-way street, allowing restaurants and businesses to use curbside space.

Casa de Fruta. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Business / Economy

Where to get food to-go in San Benito County

Restaurants in Hollister, Dunneville, Aromas and Tres Pinos offer options.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Business / Economy

San Juan Bautista looks to ban smoking in outdoor dining areas

City Council aims to update existing ordinance at future meeting.

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San Benito Lifestyle

Eats and Ambiance on Father’s Day

Local restaurants were expecting to be busy as families honored Dad

Mike Fisher brings his European training as a chef to downtown Hollister. Photos by John Chadwell.

Business / Economy

World-traveling Chef Mike Fisher Returns Home to Open Restaurant

Fisher learned to cook in Paris, worked in New York four-star restaurants, but came back home to start his own business

Health

New Fund Aims to Help Local Women

How The Women's Fund is striving to improve the status of women in San Benito County.