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Travel stories, city guides, travel tips, recipes, and more inspired by our home state of California.
Spiked Horchata Latte Cocktail | http://saltandwind.com

Spiked Horchata Latte Cocktail

This recipe is a sort of hybridized food souvenir. The nut milk is inspired by G&B Coffee in LA, who uses a similar milk to make their now legendary Almond Latte. Soon after, I was at Gracias Madre and had their Spiked Horchata cocktail made with mezcal and plenty of spice. Convinced that the sum would be even more incredible than the parts, I began tinkered until I came up with this Spiked Almond Hochata Latte cocktail.

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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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Pistachio Spiced Coconut Carrot Muffins | http://saltandwind.com

Pistachio Spiced Coconut Carrot Muffins

We love a good muffin recipe but too often they're too sweet or too heavy. This is a simple dump-and-stir recipe for gluten free spiced carrot muffins that are just right!

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Your Next Day Trip From San Francisco Should Be An Oyster Crawl | http://saltandwind.com

Your Next Day Trip From San Francisco Should Be An Oyster Crawl

Close enough for a day trip, but far enough that it feels like an escape, Tomales Bay is a weekend getaway favorite for Bay Area locals. Here our our travel tips for a Bay Area oyster crawl.

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Where To Say Yes Way Rosé Before Summer Ends | http://saltandwind.com

Where To Say Yes Way Rosé Before Summer Ends

These are the places we dream of drinking rosé: some are alfresco, others chic, and some laidback but all are the kind of place you could sit back, sip rosé, and wish summer would never end.

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Local Food: Here's What To Eat In San Francisco | http://saltandwind.com

Local Food: Here's What To Eat In San Francisco

New restaurants may be popping up left and right in San Francisco, but here are some of our favorite iconic dishes to eat at classic SF establishments.

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This Is The City To Travel To Based On Your Food Personality | http://saltandwind.com

This Is The City To Travel To Based On Your Food Personality

When you love food as much as we do, it can be hard to decide where to go and what to eat, especially since there are different cities for different types of eater. So, here it is: our list of cities for (almost) every type of eater out there.

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The Indie Boutique Hotels To Book For Your Next Trip To San Francisco | http://saltandwind.com

The Indie Boutique Hotels To Book For Your Next Trip To San Francisco

Gain insight on top independent boutique hotels in San Fransisco, California. Featured hotels have fantasitc restaurants, excellent amenities, and unique concepts.

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Plan Your Next Vacation With Help From Our Concierge Desk! | http://saltandwind.com

Plan Your Next Vacation With Help From Our Concierge Desk!

Dreaming of traveling but not sure where to start? We've got a service for that! The Salt & Wind concierge desk is here to help make your food adventures happen!

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From Classic to Creative: Here's The Best Horchata In Southern California | http://saltandwind.com

From Classic to Creative: Here's The Best Horchata In Southern California

Here in Southern California horchata is officially trending and there are all sorts of remixes on the classic drink across the region. We figured it high time we talk everything horchata from its history to where to find our favorite horchata:

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San Francisco, California: Inner Richmond Neighborhood Guide | http://saltandwind.com

San Francisco, California: Inner Richmond Neighborhood Guide

On your next trip to San Francisco, make like a local and spend an afternoon in the Inner Richmond neighborhood. Here is where we spend a few hours to shop, sip, and eat when we visit.

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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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