California

Travel stories, city guides, travel tips, recipes, and more inspired by our home state of California.
Shaved Root Vegetable Salad with Goat Cheese and Hazelnuts | http://saltandwind.com

Shaved Root Vegetable Salad with Goat Cheese and Hazelnuts

Proof that salads can still be incredible in the colder months, this simple but sophisticated shaved root vegetable salad with goat cheese and hazelnuts is a must-make at our holiday table!

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Unexpected Things To Search Out On Your Next San Diego Trip | http://saltandwind.com

Unexpected Things To Search Out On Your Next San Diego Trip

What to do in San Diego? Beaches, Mexican food, and craft brew are givens, but here are 5 unexpected things to do in San Diego. 

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 California Travel Guide: Where To Eat, Shop, and Stay In Palm Springs | http://saltandwind.com

California Travel Guide: Where To Eat, Shop, and Stay In Palm Springs

Palm Spring is our first pick for a weekend away here in Southern Califonia. Here are Team Salt & Wind's favorites in Palm Springs right now from where to eat to what to do.

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Local Gems: Ten Indie Spots To Shop in Los Angeles | http://saltandwind.com

Local Gems: Ten Indie Spots To Shop in Los Angeles

When we travel we love to seek out the one-of-a-kind local boutiques that make that city special. Here are ten must-visit stores in Los Angeles for the food travel lover. 

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Blood Orange Ginger White Sangria Cocktail | http://saltandwind.com

Blood Orange Ginger White Sangria Cocktail

Raise your hand if you too have fallen victim to sangria that's too sweet and just a hangover waiting to happen. This California-inspired sangria with fresh fruit, local wine, and ginger liqueur is a total game changer. 

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Where and How to Take the Best Photos in San Diego | http://saltandwind.com

Where and How to Take the Best Photos in San Diego

Even the most amateur of photographers wins at Instagram when visiting San Diego. But, to ensure your  pics pop, we tapped a few local photographers for their tips for the best photos in San Diego.

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Los Angeles: Venice Beach Neighborhood Guide | http://saltandwind.com

Los Angeles: Venice Beach Neighborhood Guide

Venice Beach has always marched to the beat of its own drum – the small, beachside community embodies Southern California culture and is a total haven in the midst of the massive sprawl that is Los Angeles. Next time you head this way, give yourself ample time to wander among the bungalow-lined streets and get in on the full experience with some of our top picks:

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California Has Its Own BBQ Style And It's Legit | http://saltandwind.com

California Has Its Own BBQ Style And It's Legit

My favorite factoid of Califorinia culinary culture? That we have a native BBQ style and it's so worth exploring! Here is everything you need to know to appreciate Santa Maria barbecue when you visit California.

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Escarole, Charred Mandarins, Toasted Almond Salad with Rosemary Balsamic Vinaigrette | http://saltandwind.com

Escarole, Charred Mandarins, Toasted Almond Salad with Rosemary Balsamic Vinaigrette

When people tell us they don't believe in winter salads, we tell them to check out this recipe. Made with under-appreciated escarole, an abundance of citurs, and a eat-it-off-the-spoon good citrus honey rosemary dressing, this will change your opinion on eating salads when it's snowing outside!

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Wine Tasting In San Diego: 5 Urban Wineries to Try Now | http://saltandwind.com

Wine Tasting In San Diego: 5 Urban Wineries to Try Now

San Diego has a growing urban winery scene -- here are 5 tasting rooms to visit right now.

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Where To Find The Best Fish Tacos In San Diego | http://saltandwind.com

Where To Find The Best Fish Tacos In San Diego

San Diego is known for it’s incredibly delicious Mexican food: particularly, the Fish Taco. Here are our recommendations for where to find the best fish taco in San Diego. 

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California Getaways: Weekend Road Trips In SoCal | http://saltandwind.com

California Getaways: Weekend Road Trips In SoCal

With winter in full swing, Southern California remains one of the best (literal) hot spots. We’re taking a closer look at some of our favorite weekend getaways right in our own backyard.

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