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Best of West Sound

Best of West Sound Results 2015

WestSound Magazine magazine is excited to present the fourth annual Best of West Sound results — from Bainbridge Island all the way to Gig Harbor, we’ve found the businesses and places you love. Enjoy!   Best Restaurant The Boat Shed 101 Shore Drive, … read more


Purpose Boutique

Purpose Boutique Launches Branded Dress Line

Purpose Boutique, a Bremerton-based women’s clothing and accessories boutique and online retailer, has launched its first branded empowerment dress line. The dress line is designed to flatter most body types and is made in the United States by survivors of injustice. “Purpose will … read more

The Culinary Life Education of Mama Villella
Recipe for Success

The Culinary Life Education of Mama Villella

Buon ciao, Buon vino, Buon amici! "Good food,...

Everyone should have friends like Jamie Villella. When Villella, owner and operator of Mama Villella’s Personal Chef Service on Bainbridge Island, needed to test-drive her new business, she recruited her friends to be “pilot clients.” For their honest opinions about her food, they … read more

Hearing Problems In the Workplace

Hearing Problems In the Workplace

There is a lot of evidence out there to remind people to stay active, moving and socializing. Physical fitness immediately comes to mind when thinking of staying active, but staying mentally active is equally as important, if not more so, for long-term health … read more


WestSound Magazine
Coming In 2015

New Year Will Bring More of WestSound Magazine to Your Home

It’s hard to believe but WestSound Magazine magazine will be 10 years old in 2015. We’ve been enjoying it so much, we hardly noticed! We’ve evolved and expanded through the years, trying to keep up with the changing trends and our readers’ requests. … read more


Strike while the iron is hot!
Burnett Forge

Striking While the Iron is Hot

Walking into any shop is a sensory experience — the smell of dust and oil pervade the nostrils and a bevy of interesting tools and projects in all stages of completion draw the eye. Entering Elijah Burnett’s shop enlivens new senses — the … read more

Slippery Pig Brewery

The Wine Cabinet — Slippery Pig Brewery

The grand opening of The Slippery Pig Brewery in Poulsbo in June saw a huge amount of excited craft-brew lovers pack the brewery rooms. These were people who enjoy the craft-beer trade and knew that Slippery Pig beers were some of the best … read more

The Thrill of Distilling

The Thrill of Distilling

Father-and-son duo Keith and Patrick Barnes have brewed...

Many believe that the older a whiskey is, the better it is. But that’s not necessarily true — the start-to-finish process has more to do with the quality of the liquor than simply age. The same, then, could be said of a distillery: … read more


Red Plantation

Poulsbo’s Red Plantation is a Journey in Inspiration

In the charming little Nordic village of Poulsbo, you can find everything from Krumkake irons to Lefse paddles. You can also enjoy delicious scones and the original Poulsbo bread. Poulsbo definitely is the Kitsap Peninsula’s “Little Norway,” where you can buy a Scandinavian … read more

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