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A Glowing Sea pizza, from left, a Hedgehog hot dog, and an Up With Pork pizza are pictured at Vault 31 in Vancouver.

Get your game, appetite on at Vault 31

A Glowing Sea pizza, from left, a Hedgehog hot dog, and an Up With Pork pizza are pictured at Vault 31 in Vancouver.

June 14, 2019, 6:05am Clark County Life

Why: Vault 31 Bar opened approximately two months ago in the space previously occupied by Flyboy. The bar aims to provide a place to game and chill, with everything from board games to esports. If you are a gamer, this place might just become your go-to, with cocktails, beer and… Read story

An endless row of mead, beer, cider, wine and sake at Ben’s Bottle Shop.

Food & Drink: Sip into the season with N.W. summer beers

An endless row of mead, beer, cider, wine and sake at Ben’s Bottle Shop.

June 14, 2019, 6:05am Clark County Life

We’re in the midst of the season for Dad beer, lawn mowing beer, beach beer, barbecue beer, hiking beer — that light, low ABV (alcohol by volume) stuff you drink on a hot day to quench your thirst and get a mild buzz. Read story

The bulb, fronds and seeds of fennel are all edible.

Market Fresh Finds: Fennel, herb and vegetable, next on her list

The bulb, fronds and seeds of fennel are all edible.

June 14, 2019, 6:03am Clark County Life

Fennel, vegetable or herb? Could it be both? Well yes, it can. There are two types of fennel, one an herb, and one a vegetable. The herb form of fennel has tall feathery foliage that looks like dill. They have clusters of yellow flowers that are flat on top. The… Read story

Mochi doughnuts at River Maiden.

Food & Drink: Mochi doughnuts may be too pretty to eat

Mochi doughnuts at River Maiden.

June 7, 2019, 6:04am Clark County Life

Mochi Mondays at River Maiden began when co-owner Aaron Flies found photos of mochi doughnuts on Instagram. “Aaron follows everyone on Instagram,” explained Melissa Layman, his wife and business partner. Read story

The salmon breakfast sandwich at Presso Coffee Kitchen. The sandwich is served on a plain bagel with a fried egg, smoked salmon, pickled onions, spinach and chive cream cheese.

Presso Coffee Kitchen a triple threat

The salmon breakfast sandwich at Presso Coffee Kitchen. The sandwich is served on a plain bagel with a fried egg, smoked salmon, pickled onions, spinach and chive cream cheese.

June 7, 2019, 6:02am Clark County Life

Why: Presso Coffee Kitchen has one location in Portland and one in Vancouver. I recently visited the Vancouver establishment and found that it offers a friendlier, more personal experience than some other trendy coffee chains. It also provides a menu that surpasses what one would ever hope to find at… Read story

A glass case at Treat Bakery holds downtown Vancouver’s doughnut oasis.

Food & Drink: Vancouver bakery’s doughnuts a real Treat

A glass case at Treat Bakery holds downtown Vancouver’s doughnut oasis.

May 31, 2019, 6:01am Clark County Life

"We make a super fresh product, so it's the same concept with the doughnut," Treat Bakery owner Stephanie McNees explained. The doughnuts at Treat are similar to the brioche dough doughnuts filled with flavored pastry cream that are being made in most major cities (including at General Porpoise in Seattle). Read story

A bowl of Pho Chin Nam, clockwise from center, is served with a Vietnamese coffee with sweetened condensed milk, a grilled pork Banh Mi and beef short ribs at UnPhogettable.

Dishes at UnPhogettable disappointing

A bowl of Pho Chin Nam, clockwise from center, is served with a Vietnamese coffee with sweetened condensed milk, a grilled pork Banh Mi and beef short ribs at UnPhogettable.

May 31, 2019, 6:00am Clark County Life

UnPhogettable opened approximately a month ago in the strip mall on the corner of Highway 99 and Northeast 99th Street in the space once occupied by 7-Eleven. It brings another fast-casual, family-friendly restaurant serving traditional Vietnamese dishes to Clark County and is open seven days a week. Read story

Heather Anderson’s work at Lapellah.

Food & Drink: Artist is chalking up a satisfying sideline

Heather Anderson’s work at Lapellah.

May 24, 2019, 6:01am Clark County Life

If you eat, drink, work out or get your teeth cleaned in Vancouver, chances are you have seen artwork by Heather Anderson (aka Heather the Chalkboard Artist). Read story

The Dungeness crab ravioli, left, Nonnie’s meatballs, center, and the bacon wrapped meatloaf, right, at Three Sixty Kitchen.

Three Sixty a snazzy spot for Italian in Vancouver

The Dungeness crab ravioli, left, Nonnie’s meatballs, center, and the bacon wrapped meatloaf, right, at Three Sixty Kitchen.

May 24, 2019, 6:00am Clark County Life

Three Sixty Kitchen & Bar is located in a strip mall where QFC anchors a shopping center on 192nd Avenue. The premium casual restaurant serves seasonally inspired Italian dishes, as well as pizza and desserts. It is a convenient and comfortable dinner spot and a snazzy place to meet friends… Read story

Relevant Coffee’s new space in Uptown Village is light and airy, and was inspired by a similar space in Germany.

Food & Drink: Relevant Coffee moves into new cafe

Relevant Coffee’s new space in Uptown Village is light and airy, and was inspired by a similar space in Germany.

May 17, 2019, 6:02am Clark County Life

I was intrigued when Brian Clemens, coffee evangelist (i.e., operations director) at Relevant Coffee, emailed me to tell me this coffee shop was moving to a new space at 17th and Main streets in Uptown Village. I quickly accepted his invitation to meet with him and owner/roaster Mitch Montgomery for… Read story