Foodie Find – Bremerton’s Hi-Lo’s Cafe is Groovy for Breakfast or Lunch

Hi-Lo’s 15th Street Café is a mom-and-pop diner with a tie-dyed sensibility that’s well worth checking out on your next visit to the Kitsap Peninsula. Owners Heidi and Lowell Yoxsimer (“Hi” and “Lo”) serve breakfast and lunch daily, dishing up American classics in a one-of-a-kind setting. Their retired Volkswagen van holds an outdoor booth and [...]

2017-03-03T22:56:38-08:00June 30th, 2016|Families, Foodies|

Foodie Find: Honor Bar Serves Classics With a Twist

You can always count on Honor Bar chef and owner Alan Davis to do something interesting. His seasonal menu is often inspired by the nearby Bremerton Farmers Market and features American classics with a twist. The cheese and cracker plate has a housemade, melt-in-your-mouth cracker. The chicken wings, which are half-off every Wednesday, have a [...]

2018-12-06T16:06:05-08:00May 31st, 2016|Families, Foodies, Pets|

Kitsap Peninsula Destination: Kingston

Sparkling like a jewel in its scenic waterfront setting, Kingston beckons visitors who arrive by personal boat, ferry or car to explore parks, beaches, trails and unique eateries sure to satisfy any palate. Mike Wallace Park next to the marina and ferry dock is a gorgeous expanse of green that hosts the Saturday Public Market, [...]

Foodie Find: Home Made Cafe

Suanne Martinsmith believes food should nourish the soul as well as the body, so it’s fitting that her Home Made Café is housed in a 120-year-old church overlooking downtown Port Orchard. Situated at the corner of Dekalb Street and Cline Avenue, the restaurant is an easy walk from the marina and the Bremerton foot ferry. [...]

2017-03-03T22:56:42-08:00April 27th, 2016|Foodies|

Foodie Find: Monica’s Waterfront Bakery & Cafe Serves Fresh Local Fare

Located a block from Silverdale Waterfront Park and within walking distance of Silverdale hotels, Monica’s Waterfront Bakery & Café is a hidden gem that serves fresh seasonal food with heart. Popular dishes include quiches (one each day is made with creamy duck eggs), dilled chicken salad and homemade soups laden with produce from local farmers. [...]

2017-03-03T22:56:44-08:00March 29th, 2016|Foodies|

Kitsap Peninsula Destination: Port Orchard

With a waterfront location, walkable downtown and beautiful views of the Olympic Mountains, Port Orchard is a family-friendly destination well worth a day trip or weekend getaway. A pedestrian path along Sinclair Inlet connects an observation tower at the west end of downtown to a children’s park, with plenty of spots along the way to [...]

Foodie Find: Art, Wine and Food Go Together at Kitsap Mosaics & Bistro

What started as a stress-relieving hobby has grown into a one-of-a-kind mosaics studio on the Kitsap Peninsula, with wine and nibbles to fuel patrons' creativity. Before adult coloring books were the de-stresser du jour, nurse Anna Hickner began piecing together bits of colored glass to achieve her moment of Zen. Now she shares that experience with others [...]

Kitsap Peninsula Destination: Suquamish

The village of Suquamish on the clear salt water of Agate Passage is more than just a scenic destination, it’s also the heart of the Suquamish Tribe’s cultural renaissance and a fascinating place to spend a few hours or a day. The people of Chief Seattle have lived along the shores of the Kitsap Peninsula [...]

Foodie Find: Genuine Burgers Lives Up to Its Name

Genuine Burgers is not your typical burger joint. Owner Stephen Foster-Shaner and his team make almost everything on the menu from scratch, including ice cream for the milkshakes and ketchup for the hand-cut fries. Every morning, the crew grinds only enough 100-percent grass-fed beef chuck for the day and bakes fresh buns from baguette dough. [...]

2017-03-03T22:56:46-08:00February 5th, 2016|Attractions, Families, Foodies|

Foodie Gifts from the Natural Side of Puget Sound

On the Kitsap Peninsula, we love good food. Food that starts with fresh premium ingredients and is handcrafted by people who are passionate about what they’re making. Food that has a story behind it and family traditions built around it. From smoked salmon to small-batch roasted nuts to truly decadent chocolates, the region has something [...]

2017-03-03T22:56:50-08:00December 11th, 2015|Attractions, Families, Foodies, Shopping|
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