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!

(Photo courtesy Bainbridge Organic Distillers)
The Sip

Home Bar Basics

Everyone is spending more time at home these days. Many people are working from home and schooling kids at home, and are more likely to have another couple over for dinner than they are to meet for a night on the town. If … read more

Puttanesca

Cooking from the Pantry — A Quick Pasta Puttanesca

There always comes that day sometime between the holidays or shortly after when cooking another meal seems to be just too much. We are tired after a day out on a fresh air hike or putting away all the holiday decor, and the … read more

Christmas Lights and Cookie Delights

Christmas Lights and Cookie Delights

Don and Nancy Davenport have always hung Christmas lights on the front of their house, which is situated at the end of a long driveway on a cul-de-sac in Gig Harbor. “Because our house sits back so far from the street, hardly anyone … read more

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

Traditional Breads Baked at Home

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

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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

Pony Up Rescue for Equines
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