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Dining Out

Benny’s Rod & Custom Pizza Cafe satisfies

June 28, 2019, 6:00am Clark County Life

Benny's Rod & Custom Pizza Cafe opened in 2006. The restaurant's menu focuses mainly on classic sandwiches and burgers, as well as a variety of specialty pizzas for the whole family to enjoy. Read story

Do yourself a favor, try El Buen Gusto

June 21, 2019, 6:00am Clark County Life

El Buen Gusto has been open for two years serving authentic Mexican favorites. The family owned and operated restaurant may not have a big menu compared with many other Mexican cuisine restaurants in Clark County, but what they do offer might impress diners even more. Read story

Get your game, appetite on at Vault 31

June 14, 2019, 6:05am Clark County Life

Why: Vault 31 Bar opened approximately two months ago in the space previously occupied by Flyboy. The bar aims to provide a place to game and chill, with everything from board games to esports. If you are a gamer, this place might just become your go-to, with cocktails, beer and food to accompany your game. Read story

Food & Drink: Sip into the season with N.W. summer beers

June 14, 2019, 6:05am Clark County Life

We’re in the midst of the season for Dad beer, lawn mowing beer, beach beer, barbecue beer, hiking beer — that light, low ABV (alcohol by volume) stuff you drink on a hot day to quench your thirst and get a mild buzz. Read story

Market Fresh Finds: Fennel, herb and vegetable, next on her list

June 14, 2019, 6:03am Clark County Life

Fennel, vegetable or herb? Could it be both? Well yes, it can. There are two types of fennel, one an herb, and one a vegetable. The herb form of fennel has tall feathery foliage that looks like dill. They have clusters of yellow flowers that are flat on top. The seeds and leaves of herb fennel are used in various ways. Florence fennel is a shorter plant with dark green… Read story

Food & Drink: Mochi doughnuts may be too pretty to eat

June 7, 2019, 6:04am Clark County Life

Mochi Mondays at River Maiden began when co-owner Aaron Flies found photos of mochi doughnuts on Instagram. “Aaron follows everyone on Instagram,” explained Melissa Layman, his wife and business partner. Read story

Presso Coffee Kitchen a triple threat

June 7, 2019, 6:02am Clark County Life

Why: Presso Coffee Kitchen has one location in Portland and one in Vancouver. I recently visited the Vancouver establishment and found that it offers a friendlier, more personal experience than some other trendy coffee chains. It also provides a menu that surpasses what one would ever hope to find at a chain establishment. Housemade, quality ingredients are used to make delicious, light dining options, and coffee beans are roasted to… Read story

Food & Drink: Vancouver bakery’s doughnuts a real Treat

May 31, 2019, 6:01am Clark County Life

"We make a super fresh product, so it's the same concept with the doughnut," Treat Bakery owner Stephanie McNees explained. The doughnuts at Treat are similar to the brioche dough doughnuts filled with flavored pastry cream that are being made in most major cities (including at General Porpoise in Seattle). Read story

Dishes at UnPhogettable disappointing

May 31, 2019, 6:00am Clark County Life

UnPhogettable opened approximately a month ago in the strip mall on the corner of Highway 99 and Northeast 99th Street in the space once occupied by 7-Eleven. It brings another fast-casual, family-friendly restaurant serving traditional Vietnamese dishes to Clark County and is open seven days a week. Read story

Food & Drink: Artist is chalking up a satisfying sideline

May 24, 2019, 6:01am Clark County Life

If you eat, drink, work out or get your teeth cleaned in Vancouver, chances are you have seen artwork by Heather Anderson (aka Heather the Chalkboard Artist). Read story