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Voodoo Doughnut plans to open a Vancouver location in this former bank building, now painted pink, near Vancouver Mall. At top, a neon sign that adorns the Voodoo Doughnut store in Portland's Old Town-Chinatown neighborhood.

Voodoo Doughnut coming to Vancouver in November

Voodoo Doughnut plans to open a Vancouver location in this former bank building, now painted pink, near Vancouver Mall. At top, a neon sign that adorns the Voodoo Doughnut store in Portland's Old Town-Chinatown neighborhood.

August 6, 2021, 6:05am Business

Portland’s landmark Voodoo Doughnut, known for its distinctive pink carryout boxes and wide range of over-the-top novelty offerings, is preparing to open a store in Vancouver. Voodoo Doughnut CEO Chris Schultz confirmed the plan this week. Read story

Acorn & the Oak's house cocktails are $14.

Lakeside dining: Acorn & the Oak dining room opens for service in Camas

Acorn & the Oak's house cocktails are $14.

August 6, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

Janessa and Chuck Stoltz spent a year renovating the 1936 structure that formerly housed the Lakeside Chalet on Lacamas Lake to create Acorn & the Oak. Then the pandemic hit. The restaurant finally opened for service on Mother’s Day. With COVID-19 restaurant limits lifted, this chic spot on the lake… Read story

Pineapple- mango-guava hard seltzer at Loowit Brewing.

Hard seltzers bubbling up at Clark County taphouses

Pineapple- mango-guava hard seltzer at Loowit Brewing.

July 30, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

It’s difficult to avoid hard seltzer this summer. Cans of White Claw, Truly and Vizzy tower in grocery stores throughout Vancouver. Read story

It's easy to spend a couple hours at Creed Coffee, basking in the air conditioning and enjoying craft coffee or an iced London fog with vanilla whipped cream.

Fabulous Felida: From natural beauty to tasty eats and drinks, Felida delights

It's easy to spend a couple hours at Creed Coffee, basking in the air conditioning and enjoying craft coffee or an iced London fog with vanilla whipped cream.

July 25, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

a neighborhood on the western edge of Clark County, north of the Lakeshore area but south of Ridgefield — have to do with cats? Until last week, I’d have said nothing at all. However, as I wandered through Felida Community Park, I noticed a plaque explaining the unusual origins of… Read story

Rally Pizza serves frozen custard with sprinkles.

Stay chill with frozen treats at Vancouver eateries

Rally Pizza serves frozen custard with sprinkles.

July 23, 2021, 6:03am Clark County Life

The hot summer sun creates the perfect conditions for playing with food. Rapidly licking scoops of ice cream or spooning shaved pieces of flavored ice before they melt are fun ways to beat the heat. You can find various flavors and textures of frozen treats throughout Vancouver, some in unexpected… Read story

Iced orange passion fruit jasmine tea and butterfly pea flower tea with lemon juice at Dandelion Teahouse.

Hey Clark County, chill out with cool summer concoctions

Iced orange passion fruit jasmine tea and butterfly pea flower tea with lemon juice at Dandelion Teahouse.

July 2, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

Everyone has their daily coffee or tea rituals. It’s easy to cling to these soothing habits like a baby clutching her favorite leaky sippy cup. As the weather heats up, however, it can feel nice to shed old routines by adding new flavors, colors and ice to your drink order. Read story

Grilled Octopus sits in a pool of chorizo crema at DosAlas.

DosAlas offers elegant small plates at Vancouver waterfront

Grilled Octopus sits in a pool of chorizo crema at DosAlas.

June 25, 2021, 6:01am Clark County Life

After opening several family-friendly Mexican restaurants, including Jorge’s Margarita Factory in downtown Vancouver, restaurateur Jorge Castro realized his dream of creating a chic and exciting spot in his hometown: DosAlas Latin Kitchen & Tequila Bar. Read story

Eileen Baye, 2, left, of Vancouver and her brother, Dylan, 9, look over the selection at the Donut Nook.

Magazine: Vancouver’s Donut Nook has best doughnuts in the state

Eileen Baye, 2, left, of Vancouver and her brother, Dylan, 9, look over the selection at the Donut Nook.

June 18, 2021, 6:02am Business

Seattle may have the Seahawks, Amazon and grunge music, but it doesn’t have the best doughnut shop in Washington — at least according to Food & Wine Magazine. Read story

Halibut fish and chips from What a Catch.

Three Clark County eateries where the fish and chips are good

Halibut fish and chips from What a Catch.

June 11, 2021, 6:10am Clark County Life

Savoring a basket of fish and chips on a sunny day is one of the many summer delights in the Pacific Northwest. Here are three spots to try. Read story

Alisha Heilman serves customer Roger Keast of Vancouver on Friday morning at Madhouse Coffee in Vancouver.

Madhouse Coffee reopens with a new menu in east Vancouver

Alisha Heilman serves customer Roger Keast of Vancouver on Friday morning at Madhouse Coffee in Vancouver.

June 1, 2021, 6:04am Business

The father and daughter team of Eric and Alisha Heilman recently expanded the offerings at their Cascade Park coffee house, Madhouse Coffee with new breakfast and lunch food offerings, including vegan dishes. Read story