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Dining Out

Deep-Fried Pickles, clockwise from left, Midwest-Style Creamy Slaw and Tugboat Combo at Corbett Fish House in Camas.

Corbett Fish House fries tasty feasts

Deep-Fried Pickles, clockwise from left, Midwest-Style Creamy Slaw and Tugboat Combo at Corbett Fish House in Camas.

November 1, 2019, 6:02am Clark County Life

Walking into this Camas restaurant you feel like you’ve entered an aquarium, with a fishing boat suspended over the dining room and a scattering of marlins and other trophy fish floating overhead. Read story

Khachapuri adjaruli (bread topped with melted cheese, butter and egg) at Dediko.

Food & Drink: Dediko’s fare is meant to be shared

Khachapuri adjaruli (bread topped with melted cheese, butter and egg) at Dediko.

November 1, 2019, 6:00am Clark County Life

Ella Bakh, owner of Dediko, prepares Georgian food with the heart of a chef and the eye of a florist. Read story

Wattle Tree Place at 1920 Broadway has added an apothecary teahouse.

Food & Drink: Wattle Tree Place suits all to a tea

Wattle Tree Place at 1920 Broadway has added an apothecary teahouse.

October 25, 2019, 6:03am Clark County Life

A hot mug of tea in a cozy spot by the fire is the best way to spend a rainy day or night. That’s what Wattle Tree Place owners (and sisters), Anna Phillips and Sophie Wegecsanyi, thought as they conjured the latest addition to their space on 1920 Broadway — an apothecary teahouse. Read story

Chicago Dog, Bacon & Creamy Gorgonzola Dog, Chili Dog trio at MADdogs Gourmet Hot Dogs.

MADdogs does hot dogs right

Chicago Dog, Bacon & Creamy Gorgonzola Dog, Chili Dog trio at MADdogs Gourmet Hot Dogs.

October 25, 2019, 6:02am Clark County Life

Mad dogs and Englishmen may just go out in the noonday sun, as the old song goes. But in Vancouver, MADdogs Gourmet Hot Dogs serves up some fantastic hot dogs all day and evening long. Read story

Bar co-owner Annie Maduzia of Vancouver makes drinks at Six Shooter in downtown Vancouver on Oct. 14. Maduzia discovered the vacant restaurant building at 611 Main St. and she and her fellow co-founders thought it would be the perfect location for their vision of a country bar.

New downtown Vancouver restaurants have appetite for authenticity

Bar co-owner Annie Maduzia of Vancouver makes drinks at Six Shooter in downtown Vancouver on Oct. 14. Maduzia discovered the vacant restaurant building at 611 Main St. and she and her fellow co-founders thought it would be the perfect location for their vision of a country bar.

October 20, 2019, 6:03am Business

The past year has seen a near-constant stream of new restaurant openings and announcements at The Waterfront Vancouver, but that doesn’t mean the rest of the downtown restaurant scene has been quiet. Read story

Slow-roasted beef short rib, pickled slaw and Parmesan Truffle Herb Fries at Barlow's Public House.

Barlow’s Public House is ‘yummish’

Slow-roasted beef short rib, pickled slaw and Parmesan Truffle Herb Fries at Barlow's Public House.

October 18, 2019, 6:04am Clark County Life

First of all, I want to congratulate Brian and Alicia Rummer for opening Barlow’s Public House, an exciting new restaurant on Vancouver’s waterfront. It’s very crisp and neat, seating 200 inside, and has perhaps the best view of any Clark County restaurant from the large outdoor deck, which seats 95. Read story

ilani casino near La Center.

Food & Drink: ilani event to celebrate fine food, drink

ilani casino near La Center.

October 18, 2019, 6:02am Clark County Life

You may have noticed the billboards and ads for the ilani Wine & Food Fest that runs from Oct. 25-27. This weekend-long celebration of food and drink was inspired by the enormous festival held every year by ilani’s partner, the Mohegan Sun. Read story

Vinegar-based cocktails crafted by Sara Newton at Amaro's Table.

Food & Drink: Add vinegar to mix to elevate cocktails

Vinegar-based cocktails crafted by Sara Newton at Amaro's Table.

October 11, 2019, 6:02am Clark County Life

People have been drinking vinegar for thousands of years to purify water or as a tonic to prevent or cure diseases. Despite modern water sanitation and an abundance of healthy food, drinking-vinegars are making a comeback. Read story

Pulled pork and sliced chicken with coleslaw and potato salad at Goldie's Texas Style BBQ.

Sauce buries Goldie’s great barbecue

Pulled pork and sliced chicken with coleslaw and potato salad at Goldie's Texas Style BBQ.

October 11, 2019, 6:00am Clark County Life

Over the past decade, I have authored 16 barbecue cookbooks, was the creator and host of a barbecue food series that ran for seven years on PBS and have judged the five largest barbecue contests in the United States. So I am, perhaps, overly qualified to review small barbecue restaurants. But I try to be fair. Remember, what I write is my opinion, and you readers all have your own. Read story

Helen Engel of Vancouver checks out the wheelchair-accessible parking spaces across from Twigs Bistro and Martini Bar at The Waterfront Vancouver.

Which Clark County restaurants are easiest for wheelchair users?

Helen Engel of Vancouver checks out the wheelchair-accessible parking spaces across from Twigs Bistro and Martini Bar at The Waterfront Vancouver.

October 6, 2019, 6:02am Clark County Life

Helen Engel has taken her parents, who both use wheelchairs, to many restaurants over the past decade. When her mom died last year, restaurant visits with her 101-year-old dad became even more precious. Read story