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 Magazine each issue — subscribe to the print version today to see all of what we have to offer!

Eleven Winery (Photo courtesy Jefte Sanchez)
The Sip

Choosing the Proper Glassware for Your Wines

When cracking open a bottle of wine, most people reach for the nearest vessel resembling something that could remotely be used for properly drinking wine. But did you know that the flavor and enjoyment of wine can be largely affected by which kind … read more

bread

Our Daily Bread

Humans have been baking bread since they first ground grain, made it into a paste and spread it on a hot rock. Archaeologists have found evidence of starches from plant roots and grasses, as well as rudimentary mortar-and-pestle grinding stones dating back 30,000 … read more

Hard Hat Winery
The Sip

Hard Hat Winery

As with many wineries, things started as a hobby for Jim and Colette Davenport, producing wine out of their garage. Jim has a passion for wine and wanted to see what his own product would taste like. Friends loved it and soon he … read more

The White House

An Evening Fit for a President

Not one of our nation's chief executives has...

Americans vote on Nov. 3 for the president of the United States — the 59th presidential election since George Washington was elected in 1788. Celebrate this quadrennial occasion by hosting a dinner party fit for a president, featuring food, libations and pastimes enjoyed … read more

Brix25º

Brix 25° Offers Fine Dining with a View of Harbor and Marina

The exciting new location for Brix 25° sits right in the middle of walkable Harborview Drive, enjoys a beautiful view of the harbor and marina below, and features outside seating in fine weather. Arriving on the Gig Harbor restaurant scene in 2008 and … read more

Paloma Frosé
The Sip

Summer Slushies

Just because we’re all grown up doesn’t mean we don’t love a good summer slushie. Snow cones and frozen treats are one of the things that mark childhood summer memories of fun. When the weather turns hot, an ice-cold treat hits the spot. … read more

The Sip
The Sip

Secret Places to Sip

There is nowhere else quite like the Pacific Northwest. We are surrounded by the beauty of nature, fresh air and clear water. And when the weather is just right, there is no other place in the universe where us Washingtonians would rather be … read more

Maynard's

Maynard’s — Kitsap’s Culinary Destination

With the opening of Maynard’s Restaurant in Silverdale, Chef Maynard “JJ” Meland’s dream of feeding people in a unique and sustainable way has become a reality. The son of a chef, and cooking professionally himself for more than 25 years, Meland has had … read more

Maggie Olson club

Paint Parties — An Artsy Pastime for a Long Winter Night

The room buzzes with excitement as people gather, serve themselves some refreshments and find their seats. The artist instructor prepares palettes of paint, distributes brushes and socializes with each of the guests, and then the fun begins. Most of the time, everyone in … read more

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