Food & Entertainment

The West Sound offers an abundance of wonderful restaurants, bakeries, and fresh food. Each issue features an eatery with interviews and photography. We also spotlight local artists and offer in-depth reviews for your perusal. These articles are only a sample of what we have in WestSound Home & Garden magazine each issue — subscribe to the print version today to see all of what we have to offer!

Brasil Comes to You

Brasil Comes To You

Sandra Rocha Evanoff first became familiar with the Kitsap County Medical Society when she attended a newcomers’ spring party. Later that year she attended her first KCMS fund raising event. The following year she offered a Brazilian meal prepared in the purchaser’s home. … read more

Crabtree Kitchen + Bar

Crabtree Kitchen + Bar is Poulsbo’s Newest Evolution

What do locally raised beef, liquor, coffee, chocolate and Kitsap County’s coolest, newest restaurant all have in common? Passion and love of community. This is the thread running between these and the focus of the Crabtree family, who are doing big things in … read more

Harbor Square Wine Shop & Tasting Room
The Sip

Harbor Square Wine Shop & Tasting Room — a Unique Island Destination

Bigger definitely means better at the Harbor Square Wine Shop & Tasting Room on Bainbridge Island. This wine shop carries the biggest selection of large-format wines in Washington state. The large-format wines focus on some of the local Bainbridge Island wineries, as well … read more

Hitchcock

Hands-on Approach Spells Success for Hitchcock Founder

Star chef Brendan McGill creates wonderful Northwest cuisine...

Owning and operating six restaurants can be complicated. Just ask Brendan McGill, founder of Hitchcock on Bainbridge Island and the fabulously popular Bruciato pizzeria across the street. On one recent morning, McGill sauntered into his Hitchcock Deli, adjacent to his farm-to-table eatery, and … read more

Cosmo's Ristorante and Delicatessen

Cosmo’s — Delicious, Family-Style Italian Food

The stand-alone, Italianate-style building, painted in the soft-yellow and orange tones of the Umbrian countryside, beckons passersby to explore Cosmo’s Ristorante and Delicatessen. Cosmo’s has been serving high-quality, home-cooked Italian food at this Port Orchard spot since it was built in 2005. The … read more

Scrabble Party

Scrabble Party

From Thelma Higbee’s 1959 dictionary to CJ’s Evergreen General Store rhubarb strawberry pies — it was a wild Scrabble game. This isn’t my first rodeo, I mean Scrabble party. Over the years, I have had a few of the giddy, giggly get-together events. … read more

The Sip Wine Parties
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How to Throw a Wine Party with Wow

Wine, food and music. These are the key elements of any great party and as the height of party season, you’ll want to get your party A game dialed in. First and foremost is wine. Select a few different bottles to complement the … read more

The Lively Olive Tasting Bar

Gifts for Foodies

As societal trends move away from accumulating dust catchers and personal possessions, gifts of experiences and consumables become more appreciated. Fall and winter also bring attention indoors to warm and cozy kitchens fragrant with aromas of good things to eat. Those who love … read more

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