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George Goodrich, left, and his daughter, Gwen, look over samples of booth material for the Cove Restaurant. The Cove announced plans to open as the first commercial business at Tidewater Cove on the Columbia River.

The Cove opening soon at Tidewater Cove Marina in Vancouver

George Goodrich, left, and his daughter, Gwen, look over samples of booth material for the Cove Restaurant. The Cove announced plans to open as the first commercial business at Tidewater Cove on the Columbia River.

April 29, 2021, 6:04am Business

The father-daughter team of George and Gwen Goodrich of The Hammond Kitchen & Craft Bar in Camas is developing a new restaurant and event space at Tidewater Cove Marina in Vancouver. Read story

A corn-on-the-cob plate sits under a warming lamp at Saap Fusion Kitchen at Grand Central Retail Center in Vancouver. The restaurant recently opened and serves a menu with Spanish-Asian influences accessible to many dietary preferences.

New Vancouver restaurant Saap fusing flavors, talents

A corn-on-the-cob plate sits under a warming lamp at Saap Fusion Kitchen at Grand Central Retail Center in Vancouver. The restaurant recently opened and serves a menu with Spanish-Asian influences accessible to many dietary preferences.

April 27, 2021, 6:04am Business

After developing many properties in the area, Ryan Hurley wants to fill some of these spaces with people food and drink. His first foray into the restaurant business is Saap, a Spanish-Asian fusion restaurant at Grand Central Retail Center in the space formerly occupied by Lapellah. Read story

Fortside Brewing Co. recently added a slushie machine to its taproom. Island Dreamin', left, and Rose Gone Wild are the icy brews currently on offer; Pink Lemonade beer is expected to join the lineup soon.

Beer slushies the new summer sipper at Fortside Brewing in Vancouver

Fortside Brewing Co. recently added a slushie machine to its taproom. Island Dreamin', left, and Rose Gone Wild are the icy brews currently on offer; Pink Lemonade beer is expected to join the lineup soon.

April 23, 2021, 6:05am Clark County Life

Fortside Brewing Co. recently added a slushie machine — a very Vancouver response to the frosé trend popular in other cities for the past several summers. Vancouver’s waterfront may be filled with a multitude of wine-tasting rooms, but locals know that this is essentially a beer town. A beer slushie… Read story

From top: Chicken teriyaki, sweet hot chicken teriyaki, rib-eye beef bulgogi, chicken bulgogi (Photos contributed by Gogi Grill)

‘Melting pot of Rice Time and Hana’ now Gogi Grill in Camas

From top: Chicken teriyaki, sweet hot chicken teriyaki, rib-eye beef bulgogi, chicken bulgogi (Photos contributed by Gogi Grill)

April 16, 2021, 6:03am Business

Contrary to popular belief, Hana in downtown Camas didn’t close. The space is still owned and operated by the Park family, which has been serving Korean food and teriyaki since 2017. Read story

WanSook Thai Food is located near Doomsday Brewing Safe House in Vancouver's Uptown Village.

Clark County chefs’ food trucks offer far-flung cuisine with Northwest twist

WanSook Thai Food is located near Doomsday Brewing Safe House in Vancouver's Uptown Village.

April 9, 2021, 6:01am Business

Three chefs hailing from places as far-flung as Southeast Asia and the southern United States recently opened food trucks in Vancouver to share cuisine from their hometowns. Read story

Vancouver resident Eric Surface, left, shares drinks with Adam Young at The Grocery Cocktail & Social on Thursday in Vancouver.

Vancouver’s Street Eats program for outdoor dining extended for 3 years

Vancouver resident Eric Surface, left, shares drinks with Adam Young at The Grocery Cocktail & Social on Thursday in Vancouver.

April 5, 2021, 7:30pm Clark County Business

A program originally established to help keep restaurants in downtown Vancouver alive through the pandemic has proved so popular that city leaders decided to extend it for another three years. Read story

The Salted Caramel Cheesecake and the Mint Green Monster are two of the "Freak Shakes" offered by The Yard, a milkshake bar coming to the Waterfront Vancouver this summer.

Artisan milkshake bar The Yard coming to The Waterfront Vancouver

The Salted Caramel Cheesecake and the Mint Green Monster are two of the "Freak Shakes" offered by The Yard, a milkshake bar coming to the Waterfront Vancouver this summer.

April 5, 2021, 11:10am Business

A new artisan milkshake bar is coming to The Waterfront Vancouver this summer. Read story

The Punjabi special, clockwise from bottom, a calzone with pepperoni and a NYC pizza is pictured at N.Y.C. Pizzeria on Friday afternoon, April 26, 2019.

Three places in Vancouver that serve up ’90s pizza pies

The Punjabi special, clockwise from bottom, a calzone with pepperoni and a NYC pizza is pictured at N.Y.C. Pizzeria on Friday afternoon, April 26, 2019.

April 2, 2021, 6:03am Clark County Life

Nineties pizza is the unexpected takeout hero of the pandemic era. If this were a sci-fi movie, Theodore “Ted” Logan III and Bill S. Preston Esq. from “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure” would encounter some future dude who tells them a pandemic will take over the planet in 2020. To… Read story

Instead of conducting unannounced, in-person and scored food inspections, the food safety team will do a mixture of in-person and virtual assessments. Those assessments will be scheduled in advance and not scored.

Restaurant inspections in Clark County will be primarily virtual, unscored for now

Instead of conducting unannounced, in-person and scored food inspections, the food safety team will do a mixture of in-person and virtual assessments. Those assessments will be scheduled in advance and not scored.

April 1, 2021, 3:40pm Clark County Health

Clark County Public Health’s food safety team will be operating in a different manner for the foreseeable future. Read story

Vancouver Pizza Company on Main Street in uptown Village in Vancouver.

Owners of Main Event Sports Grill rent Vancouver Pizza Co. space

Vancouver Pizza Company on Main Street in uptown Village in Vancouver.

April 1, 2021, 6:02am Business

The owners of Main Event Sports Grill bought the equipment and leased the space of the recently closed Vancouver Pizza Co., and they plan to open their own pizza restaurant in the same Uptown Village spot. Read story