Sup. Peskin pleads with Far East Cafe owner to stay open, wait for relief plan

Help may be on the way for one of San Francisco's oldest restaurants. The owner of Chinatown's Far East Cafe was planning on shutting down at the end of the month because of the challenges brought on by the pandemic. Supervisor Peskin says he's working on a relief plan to help Chinatown restaurants and has asked him to stay open.

Misguided coronavirus fears hitting Asian American businesses

In Arizona, a burgeoning Asian American community fields xenophobic calls about a planned night market featuring Asian street foods. In New York, a dim sum restaurant owner worries he won't make rent. In the San Francisco Bay Area, a local Asian American-owned restaurant chain is mulling temporarily shuttering one of its properties because of the downturn in trade.