Jessica Mintz


Food companies take veggie cue from sneaky trend

It looks like Kraft Macaroni & Cheese, and Kraft says it tastes just like the original. But a new ingredient is lurking inside this version of the American family dinner staple – cauliflower.Don’t...

DATE: July 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

When quitting is an option

SEATTLE – We all have those moments: The alarm goes off, and we think, “Do I really have to go to work today?”Most of the time, reason and routine win. We dismiss the thought, hop out of bed, hit...

DATE: June 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Restaurant pop-ups

SEATTLE – If you missed the fried rice with pungent shrimp paste at Shophouse Seattle on Monday night, well, too bad. The down-home Thai joint has already shut its doors.Shophouse creator Wiley...

DATE: May 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

On this trip, you pray for bad weather

KALALOCH, Wash. – The weekend forecast: low 50s with a 79 percent chance of showers for both days. My first thought: perfect.Sunny skies thwarted my last attempt to visit Kalaloch Lodge, which...

DATE: March 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Travel

Google, Microsoft spar over search results quality

SEATTLE – Google is accusing Microsoft Corp. of cheating as the two duel for Internet search supremacy, but Microsoft denies the charge, saying it’s just using all the tools available to lessen its...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Apple’s CEO Steve Jobs announces medical leave

SEATTLE – Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs is taking his second medical leave of absence in two years, raising serious questions about his health and the leadership of a company at the forefront of a...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Shopping for a TV? Now is time to buy

SEATTLE – If you’re in the market for a new flat-panel TV, it’s a good time to buy.TV prices usually drop from year to year, and the decline will be sharp this season because of a supply glut....

DATE: Nov. 27, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Company Lenovo makes minor alterations to keyboard

Lenovo put nearly a year of research into two design changes that made their debut on an updated ThinkPad laptop this week. No, not the thinner, lighter form or the textured touchpad - rather, the...

DATE: June 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Business

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