Diner Richard Benzing Friday had no reservations about Osteria La Buca’s newly announced policy that starting next week they would require guests to show proof of vaccination.

“You know what if you want to eat out and you want good food, I’m sorry but you have to do what you need to do and go with the flow and be healthy,” Benzing said.

West Hollywood’s The Abbey announced it would be doing the same on social media stating that all guests would need to show either proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test for entry.

It’s the latest pivot some bars and restaurants have undergone to protect staff, customers and their businesses as COVID cases surge in the Southland.

“I think every business has to make a decision that suits them best and works for them and makes them and their staff comfortable,” Ann Hsing, COO of Pasjoli Restaurant in Santa Monica.

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