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!

The Sip
The Sip

Wine-and-Food Pairing Ideas for Every Course

The guest list is set, the menu is planned, and you’ve washed your best linens and dishes. Now for the wine list. A holiday meal can be made complete by choosing the right wines to pair with the foods you’re serving. But this … read more

Harvey's Butter Rum Batter

Harvey’s Butter Rum Batter — A Delicious Treat for The Holidays

Walk into the small office of Harvey’s Butter Rum Batter in Bremerton and one of the first things you notice is a framed poster of the 1950s-era movie “Harvey,” starring Jimmy Stewart. If you’re unfamiliar with the tale, Harvey was an invisible rabbit … read more

(Photo courtesy Bixley + Pine)

Holiday Entertaining

The holidays are upon us, and that means parties and gatherings and get-togethers of all kinds. Whether that’s your own Christmas dinner, a company party or a client-appreciation event, we’ve broken it down so you know just what to do to make your … read more

The Marvelous Molly Ward

The Marvelous Molly Ward

Poulsbo's lovely little restaurant in a barn in...

At Molly Ward Gardens, reservations are recommended, but when you call, don’t expect to talk to Molly. You might get Lynn Ward — proprietress, co-founder, head gardener and creative force behind the eclectic Poulsbo restaurant and event destination — but Molly is not … read more

GLASS SERVING BOARD

Hostess Gifts

Show your host or hostess how much you appreciate the invitation with a unique gift — use your imagination to provide a thoughtful and creative gift from a local shop. Tell your host “thank you” with a flourish. … read more

French 75 Twist (Photo courtesy Jefte Sanchez)
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Wine Cocktail Recipes

I’m a wine lover at heart and love a good glass of whatever the weather, season, food and mood call for, but sometimes I like to mix things up (literally) with a cocktail. Here are some of my favorite cocktail recipes that really … read more

Il Lucano Ristorante Italiano

Il Lucano Ristorante Italiano

Farm-Style Cuisine from Southwestern Italy

The unmistakable, booming, Italian-accented, jovial voice of Michele “Mike” Simone leaves no doubt Il Lucano is Gig Harbor’s iconic Italian restaurant. Simone makes the rounds of tables, greeting customers, inquiring about the quality of food and thanking them for patronizing his business. “I … read more

Wine Tasting Season Returns to Bainbridge
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Wine Tasting Season Returns to Bainbridge

It’s black and sleek, screams luxury and is big enough to fit a group of friends or the extended family. It cruises around Bainbridge Island and is a regular at the island’s wineries and beaches. This is one of two passenger vans owned … read more

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