Cucumber Basil Agua Fresca Cocktail Recipe | http://saltandwind.com

Cucumber Basil Agua Fresca Cocktail Recipe

There are drinks out there that are absolutely transporting – that help you press the pause button and slow down. This Cucumber Basil Agua Fresca cocktail is one such drink. 
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12 Books to Read, Recipes to Make, and the Trips They Inspire  | http://saltandwind.com

12 Books to Read, Recipes to Make, and the Trips They Inspire

Food and travel are two of the greatest loves in life, which is pretty fitting considering that my day job is owning an independent travel bookstore. Not that I need an excuse to get on the road, b...
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Tostones With Chunky Avocado  | http://saltandwind.com

Tostones With Chunky Avocado

I can’t tell you the first time I ever had tostones — aka crispy, golden plantain deliciousness — but I do recall the first time I fell in love with them. It was while I was eatin...
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Road Trip Los Angeles To Austin: 5 Day Itinerary California to Texas | http://saltandwind.com

Road Trip Los Angeles To Austin: 5 Day Itinerary California to Texas

Let’s get one thing straight, shall we? Road trips should be a trip where you spend a lot of time getting from point A to point B and really enjoying it all, you know? To me, road trip perfec...
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Baja California Foods Worth Crossing The Border For | http://saltandwind.com

Baja California Foods Worth Crossing The Border For

Yup, we’d brave the border wait to Baja California just for the absurdly fresh seafood and a bottle of the local craft beer. And for the tostadas. And the salsas. Truth is, we travel to eat a...
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Spiced Sweet Potato Tamales With Chocolate Sauce | http://saltandwind.com

Spiced Sweet Potato Tamales With Chocolate Sauce

A simple (and non-traditional) recipe for a dessert tamale made with sweet potatoes, pecans, coconut, spices and a chile chocolate sauce!
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20 Must-Have Cookbooks for the Global Cook | http://saltandwind.com

20 Must-Have Cookbooks for the Global Cook

Swap your passport for these 20 must-have global cookbooks, and take a journey to some of the most iconic culinary locations, all within the comfort of your kitchen.
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Beet Chilaquiles with Crumbly Herb Cheese and Fried Eggs | http://saltandwind.com

Beet Chilaquiles with Crumbly Herb Cheese and Fried Eggs

When I traveled to Baja California Alta, I was smitten on our very first meal upon crossing the border. The last thing I thought I’d find in Tijuana was Alma Verde, an organic ...
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How To Achieve Martini Perfection | http://saltandwind.com

How To Achieve Martini Perfection

It's time to talk Martinis. Our key to mastering holiday entertaining is to put a festive twist on a classic cocktail, perferably one that can be just as easily make for a party of ten as a party o...
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Zucchini Rajas Salmon Tacos  | http://saltandwind.com

Zucchini Rajas Salmon Tacos

This weekend Zucchini Rajas Salmon Tacos is where it's at. This a perfect recipe in that they're super easy to make but elegant enough to be from a restaurant. Which is likely becaus...
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Tokyo, Japan: Daikanyama Neighborhood Guide | http://saltandwind.com

Tokyo, Japan: Daikanyama Neighborhood Guide

If NYC’s Brooklyn and LA’s Melrose Avenue had a baby, I’m pretty confident their offspring would be the trendy neighborhood of Daikanyama. Daikanyama is where you’ll find th...
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California Getaways: Taking In the San Diego Food Scene | http://saltandwind.com

California Getaways: Taking In the San Diego Food Scene

We Southern Californians love to road trip and one weekend getaway I do time and again is San Diego. Here are the most Instagram-worthy and delicious spots for food lovers in San Diego.
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Not Sure Which Hawaiian Island To Visit? Let Your Food Personality Lead You! | http://saltandwind.com

Not Sure Which Hawaiian Island To Visit? Let Your Food Personality Lead You!

You know you want to vacay in Hawaii but how do you decide on the island? We say decide with your stomach! On an island by island basis, we've got you covered with the best island for your food per...
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30+ Recipes To Celebrate The World Cup | http://saltandwind.com

30+ Recipes To Celebrate The World Cup

It’s here! That once every four years when soccer takes center stage across the world. Even though our home team didn’t make the cut, we’re still amped to celebrate. In honor of t...
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California Travel Guide: Where To Eat, Stay, and Shop In Santa Barbara | http://saltandwind.com

California Travel Guide: Where To Eat, Stay, and Shop In Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara is classic California at its best but just because a lot of people visit doesn't mean it's all worth seeing. Here are Team Salt & Wind's favorite corners of the city from shops to...
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San Diego, California: Little Italy Neighborhood Guide | http://saltandwind.com

San Diego, California: Little Italy Neighborhood Guide

San Diego is one of our favorite places for a weekend away and the North Little Italy (aka NoLI) neighborhood is where we always spend a few hours to shop, sip, and eat.
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Travel Movies That Make Us Want To Wander | http://saltandwind.com

Travel Movies That Make Us Want To Wander

If we had it our way, the Academy would add one more category to their awards and it would award movies that cause wanderlust. These are the 10 movies that transport us without having to pull out o...
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Weekend Away: Jetting To Bermuda  | http://saltandwind.com

Weekend Away: Jetting To Bermuda

We hate to see summer end. This year, instead of giving in, we’re on a mission to make it last.We’ve got our sights set on Bermuda because that island is an ideal weekend geta...
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Weekend Away: Visit Vermont’s Mad River Valley When It's Not Snowing | http://saltandwind.com

Weekend Away: Visit Vermont’s Mad River Valley When It's Not Snowing

Vermont is a place people (mostly) visit for two reasons: Fall foliage or skiing. But one of my favorite times to visit the Green Mountain State is summer. And, during the summer,&nb...
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Tamarind Wards Off Flying Ghosts (And Other Things I Learned In Thailand) | http://saltandwind.com

Tamarind Wards Off Flying Ghosts (And Other Things I Learned In Thailand)

Thailand has long been on my bucket list so I was beyond excited for my recent trip. It was a total whirlwind—going from Bangkok to Isaan and south to Phuket in just ten days. And in those te...
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