Classic Aperol Spritz Cocktail | http://saltandwind.com

Classic Aperol Spritz Cocktail

Here it is – one of our favorite summertime refreshers, the Aperol Spritz. This is a cocktail you find served throughout the Northeast part of Italy with all sorts of variations, but, at...
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Classic Negroni Sbagliato | http://saltandwind.com

Classic Negroni Sbagliato

Cocktail folklore has it that this drink, the Negroni Sbagliato, is a mistake or messed up (aka sbagliato) take on the classic cocktail the Negroni. It's said that a bartender at Milan's ...
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Zucchini and Ricotta Salata Bruschetta | http://saltandwind.com

Zucchini and Ricotta Salata Bruschetta

This is a recipe that screams summer in Italy. We're talking happy hour (aka aperitivo) time when you're sipping on Prosecco or Spritzs and noshing on olives, potato chips, pistachios, and lit...
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Summer Break Aperol Spritz Punch | http://saltandwind.com

Summer Break Aperol Spritz Punch

It’s time – time to take a break. As in a Spritz Break. We know each other well enough that you know I love a good aperitivo (aka Italian happy hour). I adore the pairing of s...
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Beach Weekend At Tuscany's Forte Dei Marmi | http://saltandwind.com

Beach Weekend At Tuscany's Forte Dei Marmi

When it comes to beaches, Italy’s got a lot of options, but I feel most at home in the Tuscan beach town of Forte Dei Marmi. This beach town is less than an hour from Florence but feels like ...
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Campari Watermelon Cooler Cocktail | http://saltandwind.com

Campari Watermelon Cooler Cocktail

It should be noted that women who drink real, true stiff cocktails are always given a bit of a stare. I started at it when I lived in Italy. I'd order my grandfather'’s favorite summertime drink, a...
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The Avant Garde Antipasti Platter  | http://saltandwind.com

The Avant Garde Antipasti Platter

The Italians have it right when it comes to food — the emphasis is on quality products and simply letting them shine. That was inspired me to update an old-school Italian aperitivo&...
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Milan Travel Guide: What To Do In Milan's City Center | http://saltandwind.com

Milan Travel Guide: What To Do In Milan's City Center

One place we think doesn't get nearly enough love: Milan. Here are Team Salt & Wind's picks for what to do, eat, and where to stay in Milan, Italy.
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Toast Italy With Our 10 Favorite Italian Aperitivo Cocktails  | http://saltandwind.com

Toast Italy With Our 10 Favorite Italian Aperitivo Cocktails

In our dream world, we'd do Italian aperitivo in Italy on the regular. We love the atmosphere, the snacks, and, of course, the cocktails. Here are our favorite ways to do Italian happy ho...
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24 Hours In Florence, Italy with Aida Mollenkamp | http://saltandwind.com

24 Hours In Florence, Italy with Aida Mollenkamp

Our aperitivo-loving Editor-In-Chief and one-time Florence expat invites us along as she heads out on One Perfect Day in Florence, Italy. 
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24 Hours in Milan, Italy with Christine Davis | http://saltandwind.com

24 Hours in Milan, Italy with Christine Davis

Milan doesn't always get the attention of the other major Italian cities but photographer Christine Davis proves that it's worth a second look. Her swoon-worthy photos had us dying to know where sh...
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20 Swoony Photos Of Positano aka My Dreamiest Vacation Ever | http://saltandwind.com

20 Swoony Photos Of Positano aka My Dreamiest Vacation Ever

There’s possibly nowhere that does the beach like Italy. Yes, I’m 100% bias but you can’t visit Italy in the summer without going to the beaches. And,for old-school Italian glam (...
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Our 15 Favorite Food Finds In Rome's Centro Storico | http://saltandwind.com

Our 15 Favorite Food Finds In Rome's Centro Storico

Rome is such an enormous city. It's enormous in population, it's enormous in personality, and it's enormous in scale -- but, then enormous is how the Romans thought. That means it can be easy to ge...
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24 Hours In Rome, Italy With Katie Parla | http://saltandwind.com

24 Hours In Rome, Italy With Katie Parla

If you watched the Rome episode of Off Menu, then you're familiar with Katie Parla. The food expert, Romam resident, and author of just-released book, Tasting Rome loves everything R...
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Tips For Touring Dubrovnik Without Feeling Like A Tourist | http://saltandwind.com

Tips For Touring Dubrovnik Without Feeling Like A Tourist

Dubrovnik is one of the most beautiful cities in the world; unfortunately, the secret is out. Tiny Dubrovnik is visited by almost 1 million people a year, and it is only getting more popular. Lucky...
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10 Things I Love About Our Salt & Wind Italy Trip | http://saltandwind.com

10 Things I Love About Our Salt & Wind Italy Trip

Did you miss out on our first-ever Salt & Wind Italy trip? Get a peek with these swoony photos from the trip that covered Lombardy, Italy from Milan to Franciacorta. 
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Finding Franciacorta: The Best Italian Wine Region I'd Never Visited | http://saltandwind.com

Finding Franciacorta: The Best Italian Wine Region I'd Never Visited

It's time to travel to Franciacorta! Okay, truth is the Milanese have known about this corner of Lombardy for forever and a day and it is a premiere wine growing region, but it's pretty unknown out...
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