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Sour cream coffee cake is among the bakery treats on display at Bleu Door Bakery.

Bleu Door Bakery reopens, expands in Uptown Village Vancouver

Sour cream coffee cake is among the bakery treats on display at Bleu Door Bakery.

March 24, 2022, 6:03am Business

After two years of being closed to indoor dining, Bleu Door Bakery in Vancouver’s Uptown Village reopened its blue door on March 1. Read story

SOMA Kombucha Taproom Manager Savannah Lowe fills a growler with kombucha. The self-serve taproom is open 24 hours a day.

Vancouver Farmers Market vendor SOMA opens taproom that’s open all day, every day

SOMA Kombucha Taproom Manager Savannah Lowe fills a growler with kombucha. The self-serve taproom is open 24 hours a day.

March 21, 2022, 6:02am Business

SOMA, a popular vendor at the Vancouver Farmers Market, opened a 24-hour kombucha bar several months ago in Uptown Village at 2407 Main St. SOMA’s products were available on tap at Arnanda Naturals, which formerly sat in the same space. Read story

Yoobies Eats specializes in juicy sandwiches.

Sandwiches from Vancouver food truck Yoobies Eats are beautiful messes

Yoobies Eats specializes in juicy sandwiches.

March 11, 2022, 6:02am Business

The black food truck on Vancouver’s upper Main Street with the pirate holding a sandwich logo may appear abandoned. Owner Sean Tolman shut Yoobies Eats down for December and January due to illness. He’s recovered and returned to playing loud music inside his food truck while making generously portioned sandwiches… Read story

Employees prepare food and drinks for customers at Niche Wine Bar. The new location will feature a bigger kitchen.

Niche Wine Bar and SuLei Cellars moving to new spaces

Employees prepare food and drinks for customers at Niche Wine Bar. The new location will feature a bigger kitchen.

March 7, 2022, 6:03am Business

Two downtown wine businesses, Niche Wine Bar and SuLei Cellars, are moving to new spaces soon. Read story

Magnolia Tavern's Gulf shrimp come with a ramekin of Nolia sauce.

Sifton-area’s Magnolia Tavern a taste of New Orleans

Magnolia Tavern's Gulf shrimp come with a ramekin of Nolia sauce.

March 4, 2022, 6:04am Clark County Life

Magnolia Tavern sits in a Sifton strip mall alongside an H&R Block and a nail salon. Walk through the doors, however, and you’re surrounded by cushy leather booths, ornate wrought-iron chandeliers and a sleek bar stacked with spirits worthy of a swanky night spot in New Orleans. Read story

The flavors in this hearty potpie come together with a little cream of mushroom soup.

Let creativity be your guide when making widely beloved potpie

The flavors in this hearty potpie come together with a little cream of mushroom soup.

March 2, 2022, 6:04am Clark County Life

There’s not too many people out there who don’t love a potpie. At least, I have never met anyone who could resist the combination of buttery pastry and savory filling, usually with chunks of chicken, carrots, potatoes, peas and mushrooms — and sometimes those delectable little pearl onions — in… Read story

Great coffee made better yet with high-quality baked goods at Vancouver cafes

February 11, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

Many local coffee shops carefully source their coffee beans and invest in expensive equipment to extract the perfect cup of coffee. These meticulously composed drinks deserve to be paired with a quality baked good. Here are a few coffee shops with the ideal mix of excellent coffee and on-site bakeries. Read story

The Special Combo Pho at Pho Haven uses a carefully prepared bone broth.

Find comfort in a bowl at these Vancouver restaurants

The Special Combo Pho at Pho Haven uses a carefully prepared bone broth.

February 4, 2022, 6:05am Clark County Life

Last week the New York Times reported on an emerging field of dietary study that focuses not just on how food affects weight but the ways it influences mood. It turns out the things we call comfort food don’t actually make us feel better, while seafood, leafy greens, nuts and… Read story

Fleur Chocolatte & Wine is offering the traditional heart-shaped boxes of chocolate for Valentine's Day.

Fleur Chocolatte & Wine opens on Main Street in Vancouver

Fleur Chocolatte & Wine is offering the traditional heart-shaped boxes of chocolate for Valentine's Day.

January 28, 2022, 6:04am Business

Kendra Zern and Kurt Van Orden are preparing for their first Valentine’s Day as a married couple — and as owners of a chocolate shop. Read story

The Cove serves seafood and other dishes. Clockwise from top left are the meatball appetizer; Ora King salmon and prawns; Luna Bella oysters with side sauces; blood orange margarita; chocolate peanut butter pot de creme.

You’ll want to savor every second at The Cove in Vancouver

The Cove serves seafood and other dishes. Clockwise from top left are the meatball appetizer; Ora King salmon and prawns; Luna Bella oysters with side sauces; blood orange margarita; chocolate peanut butter pot de creme.

January 21, 2022, 6:00am Business

The Cove Restaurant exudes comfort and luxury. This isn’t an accident. When I interviewed father-daughter team George and Gwen Goodrich as they were planning this new business, their focus was on creating a pleasant experience for their guests by emphasizing the gorgeous river view and complementing it with a focus… Read story