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Recent San Francisco Business Times stories

Table set at Ferry Building (Jun. 6)

S.F. out to rattle chains (May. 30)

S.F. plan sets goal of 10,000 homes (Jun. 27)

Stanford's new senior class (Jun. 13)

Is San Francisco's housing crisis over? (Jun. 20)

Stanford Shopping Center on block (May. 23)

Insurers locking up condos (May. 23)

Developer makes bold housing play (May. 16)

Williams-Sonoma revs web (May. 9)

Residential Real Estate Deals of the Year (May. 9)

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SF Business times hospitality stories


Hotels discover that not all trash is alike
Recycling programs save thousands, but require some retooling, new habits
Friday, June 13, 2003

Table set at Ferry Building
Slanted Door dines on bay view space


Friday, June 06, 2003

State's fiscal woes could wipe S.F. foreign tourism offices off map
Friday, April 04, 2003

Hotels targeted for millions in taxes
San Francisco treasurer challenges free ride on guest parking
Friday, April 04, 2003

S.F. adds 127 more eateries: Lower costs fueling appetite of startups
Lower costs fueling appetite of startups
Page 1
Friday, March 21, 2003

Brewing in ferment: Some local brewers wash out while others keep pouring
Some local brewers wash out while others keep pouring
Friday, March 14, 2003

Hotels digging in for war
Hoteliers remember the first Gulf War, and worry
Page 3
Friday, March 14, 2003

Giving a hoot for Hooters
Page 3
Friday, February 07, 2003

Preview 2003: Hoteliers have plenty of room for improvement

Friday, January 03, 2003

Kimpton puts deadline on hotel deals
Page 1
Friday, December 27, 2002

Hotel group finds room to expand
Page 1
Friday, December 20, 2002

Companies vow to party hearty
Hot spots ready to rock
Page 1
Friday, November 15, 2002

Moscone expansion propels hotels
Recaptured conventions, new business mean less room at the inns
Page 1
Friday, November 08, 2002

Franchiser's Hail Mary
Born and died in S.F., Hamburger Mary's may be resurrected here
Page 3
Friday, October 18, 2002

Giants fans belly up to the bar
Page 1
Friday, October 18, 2002


Hospitality: Hoteliers log on to strategy for finding new customers via web

Friday, July 11, 2003

Hospitality: Merenda chef's preparations for namesake eatery at a simmer

Friday, June 27, 2003

Hospitality: Iraq war attacks San Francisco hotel market; SARS next?

Friday, June 13, 2003

Hospitality: Hotel Majestic's attempts to lure guests yield royal returns

Friday, May 30, 2003

Hospitality: Hotelier Biddle checks into the spotlight, not corporate office

Friday, May 16, 2003

Hospitality:World events spike convention bookings at Moscone Center

Friday, May 02, 2003

Hospitality: Pan Pacific, Gumps take the plunge to entice customers

Monday, April 21, 2003

Hospitality: Pan Pacific, Gumps take the plunge to entice customers
Friday, April 18, 2003

Talk of the Town: S.F.'s top chefs provide recipe for French toast
Friday, April 11, 2003

Hospitality: S.F. eateries ready to refuse service to alcohol tax proposals
Friday, April 04, 2003

Post sticks a fork in Occidental Grill, but lights up cigar club
Friday, March 21, 2003

Hospitality: Elisabeth Daniel joins other S.F. restaurants in calling off lunch
Friday, March 07, 2003

Hospitality: Chef's special: Ripe discounts remain at posh restaurants
Friday, February 21, 2003

Luna Park owners make run for prime Presidio space
Friday, February 07, 2003

Hospitality: Conventions a boost for city's hotels, but sales to stay flat

Friday, January 24, 2003

Hospitality: San Francisco hotel buyers poised for action in 2003

Friday, January 10, 2003

Hospitality: Joie de Vivre treats two S.F. hotels to winter makeovers

Friday, December 27, 2002

Hospitality: Deals appeal to Pan Pacific

Friday, December 13, 2002

Hospitality: AAA guy is trashier than bad boys of rock 'n' roll

Friday, November 29, 2002

Hospitality: Service standards grab praise in Four Seasons' first year

Friday, November 15, 2002

Hospitality: San Francisco hotel industry still weathering drought
Friday, November 01, 2002

Hospitality: Cost of dining out in S.F. on the rise, Zagat Survey finds
Friday, October 18, 2002