The Restaurant Hiring Boom; Starbucks Sets Sail

• It’s still tough to find a job out there, but restaurants continue to hire “at a considerable clip.” [LAT]

• The first Starbucks at sea is opening on a new cruise ship. Somehow we’re sure it won’t be the last. [USAT]

• Doctors are worried that too many people are feeding fast food to their pets and making them obese. Sure, but do they know how cute chubby puppies are? [Herald Sun]

• The Journal discovers heirloom apples, likes them! [WSJ]

• Kristen Stewart: Turns out, she’s a pretty good cook and makes a mean tortilla soup. [Hollywood Crush/MTV]