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Councilmembers Wants City Hall Employees to Snack Sustainably

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The second floor of city hall is home to the snack bar. For years Guilliano’s sold snacks, beverages, breakfast, and lunch to both staff and public alike. But talk around city hall has brought a new issue to the forefront, one that hits closer to home for a lot city councilmembers.

Last week Councilmembers Paul Koretz and Janice Hahn submitted a motion (.pdf) to provide healthier food options and encourage city hall employees to snack with a “conscientious viewpoint to how our eating choices impact our local economy, ecosystem, and world at large,” a goal inspired by French gastronomist Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin. With Guilliano’s contract ending in a couple days, city hall is on the search for something that is a little more L.A: healthy and sustainable.