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Dining Out

Clark County bakeries have sweet treats for any tastes

November 25, 2022, 6:03am Clark County Life

When gathering to celebrate the holidays, it’s good to have treats on hand that everyone can enjoy. Grabbing some baked goods that fit various dietary preferences and restrictions is an… Read story

Maestro shakes his last Manhattan in Camas

November 18, 2022, 6:00am Clark County Life

Cocktail aficionado Kevin Taylor recently sold Birch Street Uptown Lounge to the bar’s manager, Joe Corbett. Taylor opened his dimly lit, rose-strewn cocktail palace in 2010, pouring his love of… Read story

Do Washingtonians tip well? Here’s what one report found about states’ tipping habits

November 16, 2022, 7:43am Dining Out

Not sure how much to tip after you get your dinner bill at a restaurant? A recent survey found that some generations are better than others when it comes to generous tips, but how does Washington measure up? Read story

A smashburger from Bless Your Heart Burgers, part of the Portland-based Sesame Collection of eateries that will be opening a new burger location at The Mill shopping center in Vancouver's North Garrison Heights neighborhood.

Bless Your Heart Burgers to open at The Mill in Vancouver

A smashburger from Bless Your Heart Burgers, part of the Portland-based Sesame Collection of eateries that will be opening a new burger location at The Mill shopping center in Vancouver's North Garrison Heights neighborhood.

November 10, 2022, 6:02am Business

At the end of the pandemic, as workers who formerly frequented restaurants in city centers continued to work at home, urban-based restaurants began to reconsider the suburbs as a place to open. Read story

After getting its start in February 2020, Champ Pizza now has six locations.

Vancouver-based Champ Pizza expands into Oregon

After getting its start in February 2020, Champ Pizza now has six locations.

October 25, 2022, 6:04am Business

Tyson Cook had never worked in a restaurant before starting Champ Pizza. But armed with a mixer and links to YouTube videos, he found his dough recipe. With his dough, passion for sports and dedication to quality ingredients, the restaurant boomed. Now, a sixth location in less than two years… Read story

Half rack of ribs from Creekside Barbecue.

Clark County’s new(ish) barbecue hot spots are superbly saucy

Half rack of ribs from Creekside Barbecue.

October 14, 2022, 6:00am Clark County Life

I visited two Vancouver barbecue spots that opened during the pandemic to see if they were ready for kickoff. Both scored touchdowns. Read story

Vancouver chef David Mork prepares a plate. In 2008, he co-opened Lapellah in Vancouver. The restaurant  helped elevate Vancouver's fine-dining scene.

Vancouver chef David Mork remembered for elevating fine dining at Lapellah

Vancouver chef David Mork prepares a plate. In 2008, he co-opened Lapellah in Vancouver. The restaurant  helped elevate Vancouver's fine-dining scene.

October 11, 2022, 7:25pm Business

David Mork, who elevated Vancouver’s fine-dining scene as Lapellah’s co-owner and head chef by creating farm-to-table ingredients for wood-fired paellas and other plates, died late last month. He was 47. Read story

Mav's Taphouse serves Mela Brewing's Pumpkin Spice Hard Cider.

Apple-based hard ciders making their way onto Clark County’s radar

Mav's Taphouse serves Mela Brewing's Pumpkin Spice Hard Cider.

October 7, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

Cosmic, Honeycrisp, Jazz and Jonagold apples from the Yakima Valley fill Clark County grocery stores and farmers markets every fall. Despite a rainbow bounty of fruit and a long list of taprooms, there aren’t many locally made hard ciders. That may be changing. Read story

Pho Divine sits on Main Street on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022, in Vancouver. The Vietnamese restaurant recently opened.

Pho back in Uptown Village

Pho Divine sits on Main Street on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022, in Vancouver. The Vietnamese restaurant recently opened.

October 1, 2022, 6:04am Business

A new pho place, Pho Divine, has opened at 2014 Main St. in Uptown Village. Read story

Green hops (Rachel Pinsky)

Fresh-hop beer still here, Clark County brewers remind us

Green hops (Rachel Pinsky)

September 30, 2022, 6:00am Clark County Life

Craft beer nerds know that fresh hop beer season starts in late August, but some mistakenly think that it ends in early September. Contrary to popular belief, this celebration of beer made with wet green flowers — instead of the usual dried hops — continues into October. Read story