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Hudson's Bar & Grill Restaurant Review: There are few gourmet dining options on the Vancouver side of the Columbia River, but Hudson's Bar & Grill, located in The Heathman Lodge, fills the bill, and it’s a good place to eat after a day enjoying the outdoors. The building’s entrance features a portal of enormous cedar logs, and a totem pole carved with figures from North Coastal Indian mythology. The dining room is equally impressive, with wrought iron and parchment lamps, banquettes adorned with Native American motifs, and a full-size canoe athwart a massive stone fireplace. The kitchen utilizes local ingredients from nearby farms that pursue sustainable agriculture practices. Entrées are familiar standbys prepared with a fresh twist: meatloaf, burgers and a wild mushroom-stuffed chicken breast. Seafood is a strongpoint, as evidenced by the Northwest seafood stew (salmon, clams, mussels, prawns, scallops) and inventive dishes featuring mussels, crab and calamari. Expect standards such as eggs, pancakes and hash browns at breakfast, and lots of soups, salads and sandwiches at lunch (try the Dungeness crab salad). Hudson’s signature bread pudding is legendary. The “New World” wine list focuses on West Coast labels.