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!

Gingerbread House
Our Daily Bread

A Gingerbread House You Can Actually Eat

Everyone knows the story of Hansel and Gretel, the German fairytale by the Brothers Grimm. Abandoned in the forest, the children came upon a house made of gingerbread and other sweet delights, but owned by a wicked cannibalistic witch. The witch intended to … read more

Eleven wine trio
The Sip

Choosing Your Holiday Wines

There is a complexity and a science to food and wine pairing, and it can be as complicated as you want it to be or as simple as you make it. Some of the best pairings combine eating what you like with what … read more

(Photo courtesy Photos by Kmac)

Holiday Entertaining

The greatest time of the year is upon us again and we are all ready to get out of the house and enjoy the company of our friends and family again, aren’t we? That means it’s time for parties and gatherings and get-togethers … read more

Brix 25

Brix 25˚ — A Destination for Authentic Northwest Cuisine

Thad Lyman and Katie Doherty continue to amaze and delight Gig Harbor diners with their innovative, fresh and seasonal Northwest cuisine at Brix 25°. The menu is updated as frequently as when new food products are available, or when standbys are in short … read more

Fletcher Bay Winery
The Sip

The Busy Season Arrives at Fletcher Bay Winery

Fall is the time of year when all the winemaking happens. It’s “go time” from mid-August (for some wineries harvesting early-ripening grapes like sauvignon blanc) until early November. For most of the wineries in Western Washington, harvest season means multiple trips back and … read more

Zwetschgenkuchen German Plum Cake
Our Daily Bread

Zwetschgenkuchen German Plum Cake

Just in time for Oktoberfest, the little purplish blue Italian prune plums ripen — and all over Germany, slices of sweet, succulent “zwetschgenkuchen” fill the cases of pastry and coffee shops. This cake is also a popular dessert at Oktoberfests and all German … read more

Kitsap Fresh

Kitsap Fresh: Keeping Food Local

Preserving farmland is an indispensable part of Erin Smith’s life. “I want to save farmland,” he shares. “I believe the best way to prevent farmland from turning into developments is to incentivize its use as farmland. In other words, make it easy to … read more

Monicas Salad

A Fun Summer Salad

I’ve been making this salad for 20 years and have tweaked it enough times to make it my own by now. This salad is best at the height of summer, when fresh corn, beans and tomatoes are at their peak of flavor. I … read more

Rosé
The Sip

Enjoy the Rosé Season

The rosé season is upon us, and pink wine is all the rage. Not the pink, white zinfandel your mother (or maybe even you) used to drink, but dry, crisp wine made from red wine grapes. To make a rosé, you can start … read more

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