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:
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.
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!
There’s no place like home for the holidays, which in our case is the city of Angels. This year we’re taking a page from our own backyard and giving you the 411 on what to give that’s quintessentially Los Angeles.
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 eats to where to stay.
A bit smoky, a touch spicy, and a ton flavorful, this is a simple barbecue chili rub that is inspired by our California BBQ and that's our go-to spice blend for everything from chicken to tofu to pork chops!
Lately, it seems more than ever, we can hardly keep track of all the amazing creative businesses around the country who are producing specialty design items for the home. So we did some research and we’ve pulled together 5 businesses we’re currently crushing on based right here in the good ‘ol US of A who have flung hearts into our eyes and hefty orders into our mailboxes.