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

A Taste of the Olympic Peninsula

The Olympic Peninsula is home to many amazing and truly unique Pacific Northwest sites and activities. Worthy of a visit is the Olympic National Park, a place of tremendous natural diversity and breathtaking beauty, with over 922,651 acres of preserved wilderness including Hurricane … read more

Harbour Public House
Heritage and Hospitality on Tap

Bainbridge Island’s Harbour Public House

From coast to coast and around the world, food and the places that serve it are a big part of what makes a region unique. Maine has lobster shacks. In Philly, it’s cheesesteak joints. San Francisco gave the world chowder in a sourdough … read more

The Chef’s Favorites

What are your favorite restaurants? We asked eight...

Joe Benish Chef, Manor House Restaurant Pleasant Beach Village, Bainbridge Island On your nights off, do you stay in? If so, do you cook, does someone else in the family cook or do you go out? On my nights off, I sleep! What … read more

Marnie Rae Soft Cocktails
Cover Feature

Marnie Rae’s Soft Cocktails

There are many reasons why people choose a nonalcoholic beverage at a restaurant, bar or party. Marnie Clark thinks it is a shame that the choice of nonalcoholic cocktails is limited to Shirley Temples; “virgin” daiquiris, margaritas and mojitos; iced tea and soft … read more

Empty Bowls Fight Hunger

Empty Bowls Fight Hunger one Child at a Time

One Saturday each February, excitement builds as the line outside the Gig Harbor Boys & Girls Club lengthens and eager shoppers wait for the doors to finally open. At 11 a.m. sharp, the anxious crowd floods into the room and patrons scurry between … read more

chocolate
The Sip

Do Chocolate and Wine Truly Make a Great Match?

When January arrives, some people are clearing out their pantry and eradicating the last of the Christmas cookies and sweet treats, but others are already looking ahead to the next holiday that wouldn’t be what it is without chocolate: Valentine’s Day. Out of … read more

Slippery Pig Brewery

Slippery Pig Brewery — Proud of Being Different

To row single-handedly from Poulsbo to Seattle in a small rowboat requires propelling some 16 nautical miles through a major transportation waterway teeming with ferries, Alaska-bound cruise ships, container vessels and recreational boaters. It also demands navigation of the Ballard Locks, two gates … read more

Raclette Evening

Raclette Evening

“The general idea that I like most about a raclette evening is that it is a unique and engaging way to break bread with somebody, constantly communicating with people and getting feedback.” ~ Doña Keating Reinvented for the modern era, a raclette grill is the … read more

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