Chelatchie Crossing offering bbq and picturesque outdoor dining

 Black and Bleu Salad featuring smoked tri-tip in foreground with salmon Caesar salad and house-made chili in the background. Courtesy of Viki Eierdam

Black and Bleu Salad featuring smoked tri-tip in foreground with salmon Caesar salad and house-made chili in the background. Courtesy of Viki Eierdam

Chelatchie Crossing Smokehouse & Saloon is among the newest additions to the booming Clark County restaurant scene. Attached to The Cedars on Salmon Creek in Brush Prairie, this restaurant, bar and event space combination opened in 1975 and underwent a much-needed overhaul to emerge back in April as a warm, inviting spot with premium outdoor dining (Read more in The Messenger newspaper).