Destinations

Travel resources, tips, and guides to our favorite food places to travel including California, Hawaii, Italy, Mexico, and Spain.
Essential Los Angeles Gift Guide | http://saltandwind.com

Essential Los Angeles Gift Guide

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.

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Truffled Mushroom Prosciutto Pizza | http://saltandwind.com

Truffled Mushroom Prosciutto Pizza

You'd think that Hollywood would be an anti-pizza world since it's non-Paleo, full of carbs, and breaks every other dieting rule, but I live at an intersection of amazing and phenomenal when it comes to pizza with hitters like Mozza and the Oaks just a stones' throw away. And while I'll never hav...

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Franciacorta Risotto with Pears and Crisped Speck | http://saltandwind.com

Franciacorta Risotto with Pears and Crisped Speck

After only a few days in Franciacorta, I was totally smitten. The sparkling wine there is fantastic, the area is gorgeous Italian countryside, and the people were so kind. Our meal at Barboglio de Gaioncelli was my favorite, and, of that meal, their risotto made with Franciacorta wine and robiola cheese was my favorite. 

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10 Tips To Help You Master Holiday Entertaining | http://saltandwind.com

10 Tips To Help You Master Holiday Entertaining

No matter how well you plan, entertaining during the holidays can be stressful. Here are our 10 tips for elegant but low-stress entertaining.

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{Schiacciata All’Uva} Grape Blue Cheese Mini Focaccia | http://saltandwind.com

{Schiacciata All’Uva} Grape Blue Cheese Mini Focaccia

Back when I lived in Florence, I would hit up my local focaccia bakery, Forno Ballerini, on the regular. It’s hard to say what was my favorite but my favorite time of year? Fall when the last of the grape harvest grapes would be used to make schiacciata all’uva or savory grape focaccia. 

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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 eats to where to stay. 

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24 Hour Itinerary: Honolulu, Hawaii with Aida Mollenkamp | http://saltandwind.com

24 Hour Itinerary: Honolulu, Hawaii with Aida Mollenkamp

Our in-house malasada aficionado and Editor-In-Chief invites us along as she maps out her One Perfect Day in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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Portuguese Sausage Cranberry Brioche Stuffing | http://saltandwind.com

Portuguese Sausage Cranberry Brioche Stuffing

Like the chorizo of Hawaii, Portuguese sausage is a fresh or smoked sweet-spicy sausage that's used in breakfast dishes, plate lunches, and at many tailgates. This recipe combines Portuguese sausage with other local flavors -- sweet onion and sweet bread - for a Hawaiian slant on classic Thanksgiving stuffing. 

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Spiced Mexican Chocolate Coconut Pie | http://saltandwind.com

Spiced Mexican Chocolate Coconut Pie

A delicious recipe for a simple, no-bake Chocolate Coconut Pie with graham cracker crust, cinnamon-and-cayenne-spiced chocolate pudding, rum whipped cream, and toasted coconut. 

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Daiquiri Moderno Cocktail | http://saltandwind.com

Daiquiri Moderno Cocktail

Our favorite cocktail on the island of Maui? Truth is it's got nothing to do with the Mai Tai! We first had this modern slant on the daiquiri at the Luana Bar and, until we can get back there, this is how we'll DIY it!

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Santa Maria Barbecue-Inspired Chili Rub | http://saltandwind.com

Santa Maria Barbecue-Inspired Chili Rub

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!

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Tallinn, Estonia: Kalamaja Neighborhood Gudie | http://saltandwind.com

Tallinn, Estonia: Kalamaja Neighborhood Gudie

Going to Tallinn, Estonia and visiting Old Town is necessary but the tip of the iceberg. Make time to go to Kalamaja, a locals-only neighborhood full of indie creativity—here's where to go.

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