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Dining Out

Gray's Restaurant and Bar, 301 W.

Eat up Vancouver! Dine the Couve returns

Gray's Restaurant and Bar, 301 W.

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

Dine the Couve showcases Clark County’s growing food scene throughout October, when participating restaurants will offer three items for $25 or $35. Read story

My stepmother, Kaye, was a little salty, a little sweet and loved a good meal. This piquant recipe for salmon filets with a honey-garlic sauce is in her honor.

Salmon a la Kaye: Salty, sweet dish tribute to stepmom

My stepmother, Kaye, was a little salty, a little sweet and loved a good meal. This piquant recipe for salmon filets with a honey-garlic sauce is in her honor.

September 28, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

My stepmother, Kaye Wolverton, passed away recently. Her memorial service was on Sept. 19, the same day as Queen Elizabeth II, though with a bit less pomp. Like the royal funeral, there was a dog present, though my father’s rat terrier is markedly less well-behaved than the former queen’s corgis.… Read story

Health inspections, Sept. 14-20

September 23, 2022, 6:01am Clark County Life

4th Plain Arco, 13608 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd., Vancouver 10 Read story

Grassa recently opened on Vancouver's waterfront.

Grassa in Vancouver worth the wait

Grassa recently opened on Vancouver's waterfront.

September 23, 2022, 6:00am Clark County Life

Grassa, a casual spot known for fresh pasta doused in flavor-packed sauces, just opened on Vancouver’s waterfront. Read story

Authentic Portuguese Tarts are made with a sugar syrup and thickened with flour. These tarts rely on cornstarch and a bit of custard powder, plus six egg yolks.

Make Portuguese tarts, pronto

Authentic Portuguese Tarts are made with a sugar syrup and thickened with flour. These tarts rely on cornstarch and a bit of custard powder, plus six egg yolks.

September 21, 2022, 6:01am Clark County Life

We just returned from a week on Vancouver Island in the Canadian province of British Columbia, including two glorious days in Victoria. We ate our way around the city, enjoying various British delights: fish and chips on Fisherman’s Wharf, shepherd’s pie at a bustling pub and buttermilk scones at the… Read story

Fred Meyer rotisserie chicken, left, New Seasons, right.

5 Clark County grocery store roasted chickens ranked by flavor, price, size

Fred Meyer rotisserie chicken, left, New Seasons, right.

September 9, 2022, 6:04am Clark County Life

Roasted grocery store chickens provide a quick, convenient and reasonably priced way to feed a family during the hectic moments between the end of the school day and after school activities. Read story

Dirty fries, tuna melt and house burger at Pacific House.

Maybe you can buy happiness with these Clark County happy hour deals

Dirty fries, tuna melt and house burger at Pacific House.

September 2, 2022, 6:03am Clark County Life

Hitting your favorite restaurant or bar at happy hour is a great way to stretch your dollars in this time of inflation. Here are some of my favorite places to perch on a bar stool and sip low-cost libations during the bargain hour. Read story

Judd Rench, owner of Bula Kava House, holds a shell of nangol kava in downtown Vancouver.

For downtown Vancouver’s latest bar, Bula Kava House: It’s about feeling, not flavor

Judd Rench, owner of Bula Kava House, holds a shell of nangol kava in downtown Vancouver.

September 1, 2022, 6:03am Business

Light-brown kava tea swirled around the inside of a coconut shell as kava bar owner Judd Rench explained how to drink the tea in the traditional Vanuatuan fashion. Read story

Raul Midon Contributed by Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival)

Jazz rebirth: Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival returns after a three-year hiatus

Raul Midon Contributed by Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival)

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

The 1998 launch of a classy, homegrown jazz festival in humble downtown Vancouver was a surprise to everyone. Even more surprising is how successful the festival proved across 20 years, as it attracted some real jazz royalty to town and packed growing crowds into Esther Short Park. Read story

From left: The Casino Cooler, Gin and Juice, Cactus Ass Kick and Mule Kick are among the drinks you can order late at night at ilani's Tom's Urban.

It’s (almost) never too late for a bite in Clark County

From left: The Casino Cooler, Gin and Juice, Cactus Ass Kick and Mule Kick are among the drinks you can order late at night at ilani's Tom's Urban.

August 19, 2022, 6:00am Clark County Life

Crowds rushing to see Sammy Hagar at the amphitheater in Ridgefield or Lizzo at the Moda Center in Portland all run into the same post-show dilemma: Where can I go to eat and drink late at night in Clark County? Read story