Clark County stores, restaurants give you a leg up on Thanksgiving dinner


Takeaway foods and drinks from native companies make Thanksgiving straightforward at residence. A fastidiously organized platter of aged cheese and sausages is the right begin to a festive meal. Keri Buhman from C’est La Vie (1307 NE 78th St., Vancouver; 360-553-5836) is the native queen of the sausage boards. It gives three completely different sized boards which are expertly organized with edible flowers and aspect dishes comparable to dried and recent fruits, nuts and different goodies to swimsuit the scale of your celebration or your private cravings. The small desk serves two folks ($ 20), the center desk serves 4 folks ($ 40), and the massive desk serves six folks ($ 60). Bigger choices aren’t accessible, however prospects can order greater than one of many smaller boards to accommodate their celebration.


Smokin ‘Oak in downtown Vancouver has smoked turkeys offered out. They went on sale on November 2nd and have been gone nearly instantly. For the subsequent 12 months, smoking followers should transfer shortly to pay money for these coveted meals.

Rosauers (101 p. forty seventh Place, Ridgefield; 360-887-6119) gives a full Thanksgiving dinner for six to eight with a alternative of ham or turkey and all aspect dishes together with freshly baked rolls ($ 59.99, 64.99 $ with 9-inch apple or pumpkin pie). The store is closed on Thanksgiving, however dinner will be picked up earlier within the week. The meals is delivered chilly with warm-up directions in order that the sensible host can simply consult with this feast.


I purchased a meal at Rosauers final 12 months and developed an obsession with the shop’s buns. This 12 months, nevertheless, I will strive pandesal, a kind of bun that is comfortable, fluffy, barely candy, and dusted with breadcrumbs. By way of her new store, the native baker Bella Tolentino gives bins of her specialty Pandesal, that are stuffed with a coconut cream or ube (purple yam) filling. These comfortable buns come from the Philippines, the place Tolentino – who’s Indonesian – studied music for 10 years after which taught.

She notes that her Filipino prospects specifically order the easy buns which are normally eaten for breakfast or afternoon tea. Tolentino determined so as to add her personal contact by including a subtly candy filling to the comfortable roll to create a wholesome donut. Packing containers include six ($ 12) or 12 ($ 22) buns, with a alternative of 1 taste or a mixture of each. Orders will be positioned by e-mail ( or through Instagram (@bites_bybella).