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La Costa lunch, dinner a delight

January 3, 2020, 6:03am Clark County Life

Walking into La Costa restaurant is quite like attending a Mexican fiesta. Read story

Why fast-casual restaurants became the decade’s most important food trend

January 3, 2020, 6:00am Food

Talk all you want about avocado toast, plant-based meats, small plates and milk alternatives, but the biggest food trend over the past decade was the fast-casual. Nothing had a larger impact on American dining than these counter-service restaurants. They changed the way people ate and how ingredients were sourced at chain restaurants. They also forced the competition to adapt or watch their customer base shrink faster than a cotton shirt… Read story

Food & Drink: Resolve to eat more nutritious bowls in 2020

January 3, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Life

Did you resolve to take better care of yourself this year? Fortunately, Vancouver has an increasing number of places serving healthy food. Grain bowl pioneer Mighty Bowl is slinging bowls, salads and smoothies from the restaurant, and classic rice and bean bowls from food trucks. The Funky Fresh Fruit truck crew is working high-powered blenders and pouring out a rainbow of smoothies and juices. There are also a couple of… Read story

Don’t toss that leftover bubbly

January 2, 2020, 6:00am Food

From early December through Jan. 1 (or beyond, depending on how fervently you hang on to the holidays), the pop of a Champagne or sparkling wine cork is a welcome and frequent sound. Fizzy wine is just the most festive of drinks, whether sipped straight up in a flute or mixed into cocktails. And many a New Year’s toast would feel incomplete without a glass of bubbles. Read story

‘Intermittent fasting’ diet trend gains a following

January 1, 2020, 7:43pm Food

NEW YORK — On low-carb diets, meat and cheese are OK. On low-fat diets, fruit and oatmeal are fine. With the latest diet trend, no foods at all are allowed for long stretches of time. Read story

Let’s eat: Stuff that acorn squash with turkey and cheese

January 1, 2020, 6:05am Food

Seasoned ground turkey, Parmesan cheese and toasted nuts join forces in this savory stuffed acorn squash recipe. One squash the size of a grapefruit or a little larger is usually enough for two people. Read story

How to make taralli, the crispy Italian snack, that a nonna would love

January 1, 2020, 6:05am Food

Thousands and thousands (tens of thousands? millions?) of nonnas can’t be wrong. Read story

Sweet potato tea cake an inspired treat

January 1, 2020, 6:05am Food

The original “Tartine” came out in 2006, which feels like eons ago. Read story

Help chicken thighs take wing

January 1, 2020, 6:02am Food

This meal is a take on an American favorite, spicy chicken wings with celery and blue cheese dressing. A spicy honey sauce coats meaty and flavorful boneless, skinless chicken thighs. Read story

Triumphant truffles just might define humanity

January 1, 2020, 6:01am Food

Don’t get me wrong: I am not — repeat: NOT — saying that if you don’t like chocolate, there’s something wrong with you, that maybe you are not from this planet (Earth). Perish the thought. Read story