Destinations

Travel resources, tips, and guides to our favorite food places to travel including California, Hawaii, Italy, Mexico, and Spain.
Local Food: What To Eat {And Where} In Baja California  | http://saltandwind.com

Local Food: What To Eat {And Where} In Baja California

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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Swoony Photos Of Our Salt & Wind Trips To Baja California! | http://saltandwind.com

Swoony Photos Of Our Salt & Wind Trips To Baja California!

A peek into the first-ever Salt & Wind Travel trip. We headed south to Baja California with 10 friends and explored everything from the street food to the shopping and wine. 

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Italy Travel Guide: Where To Eat, Stay, and Shop In Florence | http://saltandwind.com

Italy Travel Guide: Where To Eat, Stay, and Shop In Florence

Florence is a place we'll always love but it can get seriously touristy. Here are Team Salt & Wind's favorite corners of the city's historic center from shops to eats to where to stay. 

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American Craftsmanship: 5 U.S. Makers We're Crushing On | http://saltandwind.com

American Craftsmanship: 5 U.S. Makers We're Crushing On

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.

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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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Live Like a Local in Burgundy | http://saltandwind.com

Live Like a Local in Burgundy

Lisa Samuel has given us her roadmap to the perfect itinerary in the Burgundy region of France to fit the daydream into a vacation-sized package. 

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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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