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Dining Out

Indoor dining ban ‘the death of business’ for eateries in Clark County?

November 20, 2020, 6:02am Business

With precautions against coronavirus again closing indoor dining in Washington, restaurants say their survival depends on serving customers outdoors — difficult to do in cold, wet weather without some sort… Read story

Takeout food safety important, even in pandemic

October 30, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

Grabbing a clamshell of tacos or a container of lasagna may feel safer than dining in a restaurant right now. Takeout, however, presents a different set of safety challenges. Read story

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Tips for takeout and delivery in Clark County amid pandemic

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October 23, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

Before the pandemic, many of us enjoyed sipping a smoky mezcal margarita or twirling Bolognese-covered tagliatelle noodles at our favorite restaurants while chatting with servers. We calculated tips based on how good or bad they made us feel. Read story

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Get your fill of fair food in downtown Camas

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September 3, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

The month of August passed without a single funnel cake — or corn dog, elephant ear, caramel apple or any of the other foods people flock to the Clark County Fair to consume. Read story

The sidewalk near the Weiner Wagon in Vancouver points the way to hot dogs. The art is by Maria Perez.

How will we fare with no Clark County Fair food?

The sidewalk near the Weiner Wagon in Vancouver points the way to hot dogs. The art is by Maria Perez.

August 7, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

If not for the coronavirus pandemic, this would have been the opening day of the Clark County Fair. Hopefully, this time next year, we’ll be chomping on corn cobs and burgers and washing it all down with a fresh berry shakes from the Clark County Dairy Women booth. Read story

Heidi Griggs, manager of the joint Pepper Bridge Winery and Amavi Cellars tasting room, pours a glass in November at the tasting room on the ground floor of the Rediviva building. Two more wineries are set to join the lineup at The Waterfront.

Two more wineries planned for Waterfront Vancouver

Heidi Griggs, manager of the joint Pepper Bridge Winery and Amavi Cellars tasting room, pours a glass in November at the tasting room on the ground floor of the Rediviva building. Two more wineries are set to join the lineup at The Waterfront.

July 23, 2020, 6:02am Business

Two more wineries are heading to The Waterfront Vancouver, bringing the grand total to nine wineries with a current or planned presence at the development. Read story

Tap Union Freehouse offers 20 rotating taps.

Beer al fresco: Time right for drinking beer in Clark County in the open air

Tap Union Freehouse offers 20 rotating taps.

July 17, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

Summer vacations have been scrapped, concerts and festivals canceled, but one Pacific Northwest summer ritual remains: sipping a cold beer outside with friends. This is the perfect time to explore the outdoor patios serving locally brewed beer throughout Clark County. Read story

Janessa Stoltz has a flower business in Acorn & The Oak, which is a supper club in the evenings.

Restaurant owners persisting through pandemic

Janessa Stoltz has a flower business in Acorn & The Oak, which is a supper club in the evenings.

July 9, 2020, 6:06am Clark County Life

Launching a restaurant right now feels like playing a dystopian Food Network game called “Pandemic Restaurant Opening,” in which the rules constantly change and things that you need, like takeout containers or bacon, suddenly disappear. Despite these complications, several couples have recently opened food businesses in Clark County. Read story

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Market Fresh Finds: Fresh flavor flowers in artichoke heart, leaves

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July 9, 2020, 6:05am Clark County Life

Artichokes are an interesting flowerlike but prickly vegetable. Also known as globe artichokes, they are really the bud of a large plant from the thistle family. If it is left on the plant, the bud will become an inedible blue-violet flower. Read story

Brittnee Klinger, the new head baker and manager at Rosycakes in Vancouver, appeared on the June 15 episode of the Food Network show "Big Time Bake." (Photos Contributed by Brittnee Klinger)

New head baker of Vancouver’s Rosycakes brings bit of Vegas to creations

Brittnee Klinger, the new head baker and manager at Rosycakes in Vancouver, appeared on the June 15 episode of the Food Network show "Big Time Bake." (Photos Contributed by Brittnee Klinger)

July 3, 2020, 6:01am Business

Brittnee Klinger, the new head baker and manager of Rosycakes, brings a bit of the sparkle, glam and decadence of her hometown of Las Vegas to Vancouver. Read story