The Democratic mayor of San Francisco attended a cocktail party on the similar costly French restaurant the place Gov. Gavin Newsom was seen breaking his personal coronavirus restrictions.
Mayor London Breed attended a dinner on the French Laundry, the place meals value about $350 per particular person, the evening after Newsom, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.
Breed’s workplace mentioned she attended the celebration of a buddy, socialite Goretti Lo Lui, on Nov. 7 with seven different individuals. On the time of the dinner, Napa County was not capping the variety of households that would collect.
“The Mayor has strived to comply with all COVID public well being guidelines from the start of the pandemic. She does this not solely as a result of she is asking for residents to do their half, but additionally as a result of she is attempting to do her half to gradual the unfold of the illness. On November seventh, whereas taking a number of days off after the election, she attended a small household birthday dinner for a buddy at an open-air desk on the French Laundry. There have been eight individuals in whole, together with herself. The Mayor paid for her personal dinner,” an announcement from Breed’s workplace mentioned.
“On the time, San Francisco was within the yellow tier and Napa County was within the orange tier. Each allowed outside and indoor eating. Through the latest interval when San Francisco’s numbers had been decrease than they’re as we speak, the Mayor visited various eating places in San Francisco to assist them safely throughout this pandemic, however she has all the time been cautious when she is eating out. Now, with circumstances rising, and Bay Space counties transferring again into the purple tier, she is as soon as once more limiting her actions and is encouraging all San Franciscans to do the identical,” it continued.
Her dinner got here days after she warned on Twitter that Halloween must be celebrated nearly or with an “at-home haunted home, scavenger hunts, or outside costume parades” to assist cease the unfold.
Three days after the dinner, Breed banned indoor eating in San Francisco.
Newsom caught warmth and apologized final month for eating on the French Laundry after images of him eating with individuals from different households and never carrying a masks appeared on-line and went viral.
“I wish to apologize to you as a result of I want to evangelise and apply, not simply preach and never apply. And I’ve executed my greatest to do this,” Newsom mentioned. “We’re all human. All of us fall brief generally.”