Destinations

Travel resources, tips, and guides to our favorite food places to travel including California, Hawaii, Italy, Mexico, and Spain.
Peek The Gift Bags from our Salt & Wind Baja Trip! | http://saltandwind.com

Peek The Gift Bags from our Salt & Wind Baja Trip!

Traveling with Salt & Wind means there will always be a few surprises along the way. These custom-printed totes were one of them, crammed full with our fave travel-tested, tried and true essentials. Get a glimpse of what our guests got on their first ever Salt & Wind Trip to Baja California!

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{Aguachile Verde} Chile Lime Marinated Shrimp | http://saltandwind.com

{Aguachile Verde} Chile Lime Marinated Shrimp

On my last trip to Tijuana I stopped and tried every Aguachile I came across. On our second day, we started out at the Mariscos El Paisa street stand to get a taste of Sinaloan aguachile aka Aguachile Verde. I'm not the master coctolero that these guys were so by now means is this their exact recipe. But, I recreated my favorite parts of the dish to make this shrimp aguachile.

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Unpacked: Aida On What To Pack For France | http://saltandwind.com

Unpacked: Aida On What To Pack For France

A lot of you asked about what I packed for France so I wanted to give you my tips. I tend to dress differently in France than I do here in Los Angeles—more monochromatic and minimal with a bit of edge—as in more Charlotte Gainsbourg, less Kardashian and my packing reflects that.

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{Salade Niçoise} Nice-Style Salad with Smashed Potatoes and Fried Capers | http://saltandwind.com

{Salade Niçoise} Nice-Style Salad with Smashed Potatoes and Fried Capers

Inspired by my latest trip to Provence, I updated the classic salad from Nice with the addition of tons of basil, super-high quality tuna, smashed potatoes, and fried capers. 

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Classic Madeleine Cookies | http://saltandwind.com

Classic Madeleine Cookies

We all have our own romanticized vision of the perfect day in France. For us, it would be incomplete without a classic French Madeleine to savor at the end of our meal. Buttery and delicate, these are best enjoyed fresh out of the oven. Enjoying a view of the Burgundy countryside with these cookies is optional, but recommended. 

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24 Hour Itinerary: Echo Park with Valerie Gordon | http://saltandwind.com

24 Hour Itinerary: Echo Park with Valerie Gordon

Award-winning chocolatier, acclaimed cookbok author, and all-around pastry queen, Valerie Gordon, shows us around the Los Angeles neighborhood where she spends most of her days: Echo Park.

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Gougeres Tea Sandwiches With Moroccan Braised Chicken and Pickled Onions | http://saltandwind.com

Gougeres Tea Sandwiches With Moroccan Braised Chicken and Pickled Onions

An easy recipe for a modern twist on a classic tea sandwich with Moroccan flavors, these cheese puff sandwiches are loaded with braised Moroccan chicken, pickled onions, and spicy baby arugula.

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The Best Places To Eat Like A Local In Los Angeles | http://saltandwind.com

The Best Places To Eat Like A Local In Los Angeles

For a long time, Los Angeles had the reputation of being more of a dieter’s town than a food-lover’s haven. A place where diners were more concerned about celebrity sightings than James Beard Awards and the word Michelin only referred to tires. Here is where to eat now to appreciate Los Angeles in its fullest.

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A Minimal (But Versatile) Wardrobe For Your European Summer Vacation | http://saltandwind.com

A Minimal (But Versatile) Wardrobe For Your European Summer Vacation

Minimal isn’t usually in our vocab when we’re packing, but there’s no bigger buzzkill than lugging an overweight suitcase. So, for our summer vacation, we narrowed it down to these 12 essentials.

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A Minimal (But Versatile) Wardrobe For Your European Summer Vacation | http://saltandwind.com

A Minimal (But Versatile) Wardrobe For Your European Summer Vacation

Minimal isn’t usually in our vocab when we’re packing, but there’s no bigger buzzkill than lugging an overweight suitcase. So, for our summer vacation, we narrowed it down to these 12 essentials.

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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 perfection was that time I headed out of Los Angeles and took my sweet time to get Austin, as in 6 days amount of time. 

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West Coast Road Trip: The 8 Craft Breweries To Visit Now | http://saltandwind.com

West Coast Road Trip: The 8 Craft Breweries To Visit Now

It wasn’t long ago that a “craft beer road trip” wasn’t even a thing. But with the explosion of craft breweries up and down the coast, it's time to do a West Coast craft beer road trip!

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