Joel Mezistrano

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These Sweet and Spicy Cauliflower Bites Are a Snack Paradise

By now you're probably very familiar with the fact that cauliflower is a magical ingredient. It no longer languishes on a sad crudité platter, …

Where to Pig Out as a Vegetarian in Seattle

You can make friends with salad, as long as the quinoa, kale, and tofu are seasoned properly<p>While many of Seattle’s newer meat-free restaurants are vegan, vegetarian options are still plentiful, and vegetarian restaurants can usually accommodate vegans with relative ease. Along with the expected …

Food

Seven Magic Sauces you Should Know About Recipe

What is a magic sauce? It's a simple sauce you can use a hundred different ways. And you should absolutely have one or two in your repertoire! Here …

These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …

Bucket Lists

25 Dinner Ideas For People Who Are Trying To Eat Less Meat

Put these in your dinner rotation.

Natural wonders that will blow your mind

For all our obsession with man-made wonders, technological advances and increasing urbanisation, nothing compares to the creations of Mother Nature.<p>Vast cave systems, wild desert landscapes and breathtaking waterfalls all remind us of our small place in earth’s story. And even with our …

17 Cheat Sheets Every Home Cook Should Know About

From baking hacks, to perfect pastas, to slow cooker shortcuts.

$5 million: it’s the new $1 million

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>Financial security isn’t a number or a threshold. It has to do with what you spend, and save, …

Seattle Dining Authorities Dish on the Year’s Best Meals

<i>As is tradition, Eater closes out the year by surveying local food writers on various restaurant-related topics. Readers, please feel free to chime in with your own thoughts in the comments section below.</i><p>Today’s second question: <b>What was your best meal of 2016?</b><p><b>Providence Cicero</b>, food critic, <i>The</i> …

Want to Save Up? Here's What Works—And What Doesn't

You’ve heard it before: It’s crucial to have savings. But if you’re having trouble stashing your spare change, you’re in good company. In fact, according to a recent survey, 10 percent of people don’t save at all—and many more aren’t saving what they should.<p>Luckily for you, you can learn from their …

The Corruption of Capitalism by Guy Standing review – work matters less than what you own

Our unfair system benefits rentiers, those who live on income from property and investments – from Goldman Sachs to Uber to landlords. Can capitalism be purified?<p>The time would come, Marx and Engels thought, when there would be only two classes, the proletariat and the bourgeoisie, and all people …

Intellectual Property

15 Knotty Pretzel Recipes That'll Leave You Spellbound

Soft pretzels are one of the best things to come out of concession stands, but homemade pretzels are a million times better. Pretzels are surprisingly easy to make, and there are so many varieties you've never thought of before (buffalo ranch pretzels and pumpkin beer pretzels with chipotle queso, …

Cream Cheese

Essential Late-Night Dining in Seattle

For a large city, Seattle gets sleepy way early. Happy hour is huge; not so much the revelry 'til the break of dawn, unless you're a Capitol Hill crawler. But not every restaurant shuts down at the stroke of 10, and it's certainly possible to track down solid food to pair with your liquid diet past …

8 Elite Ramen Restaurants in the Seattle Area

The best places to slurp Japanese noodles<p>2017 saw a sudden boom in the ramen scene, especially in the Capitol Hill area. New openings reinforced tonkotsu pork broth as the favorite variety. In this update, we say goodbye to Ramen Yoshi in Bellevue and Tsukushinbo in the International District in …

50 things everyone should do in Australia and New Zealand

Known for adrenaline pumping adventures, extraordinary landscapes, and beautiful beaches, there's no shortage of things to do and see in these countries, but we've whittled it down to the very best.<p>The following 50 places and activities should be at the top of your bucket list, whether you're a …

10 Reasons Why You're Going to Love Tokyo

At once surprisingly familiar and unbelievably exotic, Japan is, quite simply, one of the best places you will ever travel. It all starts with Tokyo, a city that's equal parts perplexing and alluring, a place built to thrill even the most jaded traveler.<p>At once surprisingly familiar and …

San Francisco

Google just proved how unpredictable artificial intelligence can be

The 4-1 defeat of Go grandmaster Lee Se-Dol by Google's AlphaGo artificial intelligence (AI) is only the latest in a string of pursuits in which technology has triumphed over humanity.<p>Self-driving cars are already less accident-prone than human drivers, the TV quiz show Jeopardy! is a lost cause, …

Nine Reasons To Put Washington State On Your 2016 Travel List

Sometimes we get so locked into the idea of a dream trip being far away that we ignore the stunning beauty here at home. There’s so much to see in this country, you don’t <i>always</i> have to cross continents to satiate your wanderlust.<p>Washington State is one of the most diverse geographical areas on the …

Washington State

Home - The Money Project

What Do Rich People Know That the Rest of Us Don't?

<i>Editors' pick: Originally published Jan. 21.</i><p>What exactly do rich people know that you don't about money? Plenty, but the difference might be less …

Where To Eat And Drink In San Diego - San Diego

For a long time, people have been coming to San Diego for the beach, beer, and tacos, or on their way to Mexico. None of that has changed, but …

Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

What Are Points & Miles Worth? November Monthly Valuations

<b>You can view all posts in the Monthly Valuation Series here.</b><p>One of the questions I’m asked most often is “how much is a point or mile worth?” The …

British Airways

There's finally a limit to how much people put in hedge funds

While the hedge fund industry as a whole (though not all individual hedge funds) has been a disastrous asset management category for nearly 8 years now, its collective AUM continued to rise, to about $3 trillion at last count.<p>The flows continued to pour in despite the lackluster, market-trailing …

The Norman gives Tel Aviv the stylish, buzzworthy hotel it needs

Tel Aviv’s sizzling start-up scene, raved-about restaurants and gay-positive nightlife have made it one of the Mediterranean’s liveliest destinations. The only thing missing? An equally buzzworthy hotel. With the opening of the Norman, Tel Aviv gets a hotel worth kvelling about.<p>Small in stature, …

Tel Aviv

An Actually Useful Guide to San Diego, California

Heading to San Diego? Let Jocylynn Breeland be your guide. This is Spilling the Beans, where a city's most in-the-know barista gives us the lowdown on where to go, what to do, and what to eat (and drink) in their hometown.<p><i>This is Spilling the Beans, where plugged-in baristas give us the lowdown on</i> …

How We Handle Money: Only 3% of Americans Are Financial Risk Takers

When it comes to your money, do you hold it in a vice grip or let it go—hoping it will come back to you with compound interest and dividends? According to a new report by Ameriprise Financial, just 3 percent of Americans embrace financial risk—people who are willing to invest their money in …

6 Brussels Sprouts Recipes That Will Change Your Life

Roasting is just the beginning.<p>Bring some flavor to your Thanksgiving table (or everyday table) with these 6 irresistible brussels sprouts recipes.<p><b>Spicy Roasted Brussels Sprouts</b><p>You could roast your sprouts with some olive oil and call it a day. Or you could toss them in a honey-Sriracha sauce, then …

Recipes

10 Hotels With Unbelievable Views

<i>By Ayesha Khan for Architectural Digest.</i><p><i>(Photo: Jade Mountain)</i><p><b>Jade Mountain, St. Lucia</b><p>Architect and hotelier Nick Troubetzkoy eliminated the fourth wall from every room at this Caribbean paradise so guests can enjoy the picture-perfect views of the Petit and Gros Piton mountains, which are …

Amalfi Coast

Why the term 'printing money' is misleading

As you likely know, I am a real stickler for operational realities. And this narrative does not mesh well with reality.<p><b>The term "printing money" is highly misleading.</b> First, all "money" is a financial asset. And financial assets are, by definition, someone's liability. Some people seem to think …