Italy

Travel stories, city guides, travel tips, recipes, and more inspired by one of our favorite food places on earth, Italy.
So, What Is An Osteria? And All The Other Italian Restaurant Questions You’ve Been Meaning To Ask  | http://saltandwind.com

So, What Is An Osteria? And All The Other Italian Restaurant Questions You’ve Been Meaning To Ask

The difference between a trattoria and a ristorante and what is an osteria after all? Navigating all the different types of restaurants in Italy can be tricky -- here's our cheat sheet to help you understand it all. 

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{Fusilli Alla Salsiccia} Pasta With Tomato Sugo, Sausage, and Smoked Cheese | http://saltandwind.com

{Fusilli Alla Salsiccia} Pasta With Tomato Sugo, Sausage, and Smoked Cheese

Santa Ynez has a downtown that looks like it's a freeze frame from an old Western movie, but then has gems like SY Kitchen. We couldn't stop raving about this Fusilli alla Salsiccia so I recreated it here; but, let's be real, you should travel there to taste for yourself!

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Press Pause On Prosecco: Pignoletto Is The Bubbly Wine To Sip When You Travel To Italy   | http://saltandwind.com

Press Pause On Prosecco: Pignoletto Is The Bubbly Wine To Sip When You Travel To Italy

Here's why you need to order a glass of Pignoletto wine on your next trip to Italy!

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How To Avoid A Bad Restaurant In Italy | http://saltandwind.com

How To Avoid A Bad Restaurant In Italy

Yes, we totally adore the food in Italy but, even though there's a lot of incredible food, you can still get a crappy meal. So here it is: our top tips to make sure you avoid a bad meal in Italy:

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The Classic Italian Cocktails You Have To Try When You Travel To Italy | http://saltandwind.com

The Classic Italian Cocktails You Have To Try When You Travel To Italy

You can't go wrong ordering wine when you travel to Italy but also make time to sip on a classic Italian cocktail. Here the ten cocktails you must try on your next trip to Italy:

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The Camogli Fish Festival: One Of Italy's Most Traditional Food Festivals | http://saltandwind.com

The Camogli Fish Festival: One Of Italy's Most Traditional Food Festivals

Picture it: an Italian village, set along a rocky coast, with a rainbow of pastel buildings, and walking trails that overlook the sea. A town on par with the postcard-perfect towns of Cinque Terre, but without the crowds and specializing in great seafood. Say hello to Camogli. 

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Rome, Italy: Rione Monti Neighborhood Guide | http://saltandwind.com

Rome, Italy: Rione Monti Neighborhood Guide

There's a lot to love in Italy's capital but one of our all-time favorite neighborhoods in Rome is Monti! Here's everything you need to check out next time you visit Italy.

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The Essential Restaurants In Rome's City Center  | http://saltandwind.com

The Essential Restaurants In Rome's City Center

Rome is an enormous city, which means it can be easy to get overwhelmed when you visit. Here are a few of my favorite places in the centro storico.

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Friends Who Fete: How To Host A Polenta Party | http://saltandwind.com

Friends Who Fete: How To Host A Polenta Party

One of our favorite dinner parties that's traditional to Northern Italy? A polenta party! Here are all the tips and recipes you need to host a polenta party of your own.

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Chestnut Gnocchi with Robiola Bosina Cheese Sauce | http://saltandwind.com

Chestnut Gnocchi with Robiola Bosina Cheese Sauce

One of our all time favorite pastas to make from scratch? Gnocchi! This twist made with chestnut flour and a creamy cheese sauce is inspired by one of our favorite restuarants in Turin, Italy.

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Italy Travel Guide: Where To Eat, Stay, and Shop In Florence | http://saltandwind.com

Italy Travel Guide: Where To Eat, Stay, and Shop In Florence

Florence is a place we'll always love but it can get seriously touristy. Here are Team Salt & Wind's favorite corners of the city's historic center from shops to eats to where to stay. 

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These Are The Chocolate Bars So Good They're Worth Hopping A Flight For | http://saltandwind.com

These Are The Chocolate Bars So Good They're Worth Hopping A Flight For

Most people will take any excuse to hop a flight — catch up with a friend, taste test tequila, search out surf — but chocoholics like us? We'd go to the ends of the earth for a good chocolate bar.

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