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Travel resources, tips, and guides to our favorite food places to travel including California, Hawaii, Italy, Mexico, and Spain.
{Tagliata Di Manzo} Seared Sliced Steak | http://saltandwind.com

{Tagliata Di Manzo} Seared Sliced Steak

This is a very simple preparation, a favourite on the menus of trattorie or restaurants when a bistecca fiorentina is a bit too much but customers still crave a good steak. Like the bistecca, this is always cooked rare or, at the most, medium–rare in Florence. Served with a scattering of fresh ro...

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Makalapua Cocktail | http://saltandwind.com

Makalapua Cocktail

It's hard to want anything aside from a classic Mai Tai when you're on Maui, we know. But then you'd be missing out on the super interesting drinks being mixed up by talented mixologists like this Makalapua cocktail by Aaron Alcala-Mosley. 

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Everything You Need To Know About Spanish Tapas | http://saltandwind.com

Everything You Need To Know About Spanish Tapas

You know what tapas are but do you know how to order them? From keeping your raciones straight from your pintxos and your gambas from your patatas, here's everything you need to know. 

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Here's How To Drink Vermouth Like A Spaniard | http://saltandwind.com

Here's How To Drink Vermouth Like A Spaniard

In Spain, vermouth isn't just relegated to cocktails but a drink outright on its own. Here's everything you need to know from the history of vermouth to how its made and where to enjoy in on your next trip to Spain. 

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San Francisco To Palm Springs: The Ultimate Long Weekend California Road Trip Itinerary | http://saltandwind.com

San Francisco To Palm Springs: The Ultimate Long Weekend California Road Trip Itinerary

Our home state of California is one of our favorite places to travel, but we think you’d need to do to a week-long road trip to do it justice. Ana Kamin proved us wrong when she went on a weekend road trip that hit some of the state’s major highlights so we asked her to recreate the itinerary for you.

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San Francisco To Palm Springs: The Ultimate Long Weekend California Road Trip Itinerary | http://saltandwind.com

San Francisco To Palm Springs: The Ultimate Long Weekend California Road Trip Itinerary

Our home state of California is one of our favorite places to travel, but we think you’d need to do to a week-long road trip to do it justice. Ana Kamin proved us wrong when she went on a weekend road trip that hit some of the state’s major highlights so we asked her to recreate the itinerary for you.

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Local Food: Here's What To Eat In Baja California Alta | http://saltandwind.com

Local Food: Here's What To Eat In Baja California Alta

We here at Salt & Wind have been salivating over Baja California for some time now. So we figured it high time to tell you what to eat (and where). 

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

Local Food: Here's What To Eat In Hawaii

Next time you head to Hawaii, go after this hit list of must-eat dishes in Hawaii.

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Charred Asparagus With Requeson And Mexican Dukkah | http://saltandwind.com

Charred Asparagus With Requeson And Mexican Dukkah

In this super simple salad, pencil-thin asparagus are charred on a grill then tossed with a quick lime and olive oil combo. The twist I added was making a twist on Egyptian dukkah (a seed-herb-nut mix used for dipping bread) and used classic Mexican ingredients like cumin, Mexican oregano, pistachios, and almonds. The dish then gets finished with the best requeson (ie ricotta) you can find and a few nasturtium leaves.

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Charred Mango Ancho Mezcal Margarita | http://saltandwind.com

Charred Mango Ancho Mezcal Margarita

We have nothing against a standard mango margarita -- it's a little floral, sweet, and a totally refreshing take on the classic margarita cocktail. But this mango margarita variation brings some more depth by mixing together charred fresh mango, ancho chile tequila, and smoky mezcal.

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Mexican-Inspired Cocktail Recipes Beyond The Margarita | http://saltandwind.com

Mexican-Inspired Cocktail Recipes Beyond The Margarita

There's nothing wrong with a classic margarita, but sometimes you gotta mix it up. When you do, try one of these Mexican-inspired cocktail recipes that your happy hour pals or party guests may not expect!

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Celebrate Cinco All Day Long With These Recipes | http://saltandwind.com

Celebrate Cinco All Day Long With These Recipes

Grab a margarita glass, or even a pitcher, because it's finally Cinco de Mayo! It's time to celebrate, Salt & Wind style, which means not skimping on the guac, toasting with tacos, and hydrating with margaritas. Here are 9 recipes to celebrate Cinco de Mayo from morning until night.

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