FRIDAY, DEC. 9, 2016, 6:36 A.M.
Starbucks Corp. wants to persuade its coffee-loving customers to come back for lunch, after stumbling several times in previous attempts to expand its food offerings.
THURSDAY, DEC. 8, 2016, 11:43 A.M.
If it’s true that an army travels on its stomach, will better snacks keep passengers loyal to one airline?
THURSDAY, DEC. 8, 2016
From our archive, 100 years ago The Spokane Federation of Women’s Organizations, representing over 2,000 clubwomen, resolved on a boycott of high-priced groceries. They were reacting to a nationwide rise …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 11:36 A.M.
Bill Evans, who with his wife Jeannette built a tiny farm into one of the largest fruit companies in Washington, has died at the age of 87. Evans died early …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 11 A.M.
Pop slices of unpeeled sweet potato in a regular old toaster and then top it with healthy goodies – like the very popular avocado – for a breakfast or snack …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 9:32 A.M.
Starbucks plans to add 12,000 stores around the world, as well as expand its high-end drinks and stores, and build on its mobile offerings – including being able to place …
TUESDAY, DEC. 6, 2016, NOON
Quince are often overlooked, but it’s difficult to see why. Their cheerful yellow skin is eye-catching and inviting, and their exotic, floral fragrance is quite strong and intoxicating.
TUESDAY, DEC. 6, 2016, 10:27 A.M.
Weeknight dinners challenge all of us – especially during the overloaded holiday season. I employ a few tricks to help lessen the angst: I keep a stash of individually wrapped, …
TUESDAY, DEC. 6, 2016, 10 A.M.
This week’s Fresh Sheet features a round-up of food-related news.
MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2016, 3:01 P.M.
General Mills, which has been struggling with weaker sales for its cereal and yogurt, plans to cut between 400 and 600 jobs around the world as it restructures its business.
MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2016, 11:41 A.M.
Arkansas-based Tyson Foods Inc. announced plans Monday to create a venture fund aimed at developing innovations in food production.
MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2016, 11:19 A.M.
McDonald’s Corp., losing ground in its battle for the nation’s coffee drinkers, is planning to shake up its McCafe brand — part of a bid to challenge Starbucks Corp. and …
SUNDAY, DEC. 4, 2016, 6:30 A.M.
One day you’re likely to find a vegetarian on your porch; it might be a sibling, daughter, grandson, parent, friend or would-be lover. You might complain the diet is a …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2016, 8:19 A.M.
The Pittsburgh-area McDonald’s franchisee who created the Big Mac nearly 50 years ago has died. Michael “Jim” Delligatti was 98.
TUESDAY, NOV. 29, 2016, 10:34 A.M.
McDonald’s is testing the use of fresh, never frozen beef for its Quarter Pounder hamburgers.
TUESDAY, NOV. 29, 2016, 9:57 A.M.
Federal and state health officials say a multistate outbreak of salmonella bacteria that is resistant to several drugs has been linked to infected dairy bull calves purchased in Wisconsin.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2016, 5 A.M.
Some local restaurants will be open Thanksgiving. Just saying…
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2016, 3:28 A.M.
The colorful turkeys we drew in kindergarten don’t resemble the fowl on our modern Thanksgiving tables. Our popular idea of what a turkey looks like seems to be stuck in …
SATURDAY, NOV. 19, 2016, 11:06 P.M.
Rescue workers pulled bodies from broken buildings across eastern Aleppo on Saturday as the White House condemned the Syrian government’s “heinous” attacks on the area.
SATURDAY, NOV. 19, 2016, 7:14 A.M.
If you shop at Wal-Mart, you might be buying packaged produce unlike any ever sold in a U.S. store. The sliced apples or cut broccoli – the merchant won’t say …
THURSDAY, NOV. 17, 2016, 12:52 P.M.
Some food industry titans worry President-elect Donald Trump’s tough talk on trade could eventually hurt business in numerous ways, including limiting food and agriculture exports.
FRIDAY, NOV. 11, 2016, 10:39 A.M.
The co-founder of food delivery service Grubhub sent an email to all his employees suggesting that supporters of President-elect Donald Trump should resign, then issued a statement saying he welcomes …
THURSDAY, NOV. 10, 2016, 8:33 P.M.
Food prices are falling, so why isn’t the price of your favorite restaurant meal?
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9, 2016, 12:05 P.M.
Starbucks will be unveiling its holiday coffee cups for this year with what look to be snowflakes and reindeer, after last year’s more subdued red cups caused an uproar from …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9, 2016, 10:59 A.M.
Potato farmers in the Columbia Basin are expecting a better-than-average harvest this fall.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9, 2016, 9:44 A.M.
Coca-Cola and PepsiCo face a wave of new soda taxes after four U.S. cities voted to pass the measures, part of an escalating war on sugary drinks.
FRIDAY, NOV. 4, 2016, 10:39 A.M.
Target’s top grocery executive is leaving the company months after the retail giant announced disappointing results that analysts blamed partly on its struggling food section.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2, 2016, 11:17 A.M.
Margaret Heimbigner, the last woman to serve as The Spokesman-Review’s “Dorothy Dean,” has died at 89.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 26, 2016, 11:08 A.M.
Deer hunting season is on the way, but fans of venison might not have to trek out into the woods this year to get their fix.
FRIDAY, OCT. 21, 2016, 12:37 P.M.
McDonald’s Corp. Chief Executive Officer Steve Easterbrook has more tricks up his sleeve than serving Egg McMuffins all day.