Tostones with Chunky Avocado  | http://saltandwind.com

Tostones with Chunky Avocado

I can’t tell you the first time I ever had tostones — aka crispy, golden plantain deliciousness — but I do recall the first time I fell in love with them. It was while I was eatin...
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Bringing The Beach Home | http://saltandwind.com

Bringing The Beach Home

There is something about the beach that evokes ultimate relaxation vibes. Warm breezes, gold-filtered light and a sense of slowing down without a care in the world — well, except for finishin...
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Smoky Vegetarian Breakfast Burrito | http://saltandwind.com

Smoky Vegetarian Breakfast Burrito

It's getting pretty ridiculous: I'm way too frequent a flyer at the coffee shop near my house. And, no, it's not for the coffee. I mean, the coffee is totally fine but it's all about the Breakfast ...
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{Tacos Norteños} Griddled Chipotle Chicken Tacos | http://saltandwind.com

{Tacos Norteños} Griddled Chipotle Chicken Tacos

On a rainy day down in San Antonio and I tucked into the bustling Rosario's restaurant in search of lunch. Though everyone kept talking up the puffy tacos, I couldn't resist the sound of ...
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Friends Who Fete: The Thoroughly Modern Ice Cream Social | http://saltandwind.com

Friends Who Fete: The Thoroughly Modern Ice Cream Social

The ultimate summer party? An Ice Cream Social! For this Friends Who Fete we gathered our friends and family for a classic-meets-updated ice cream social with everything from kid-friendly ice cream...
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12 Books to Read, Recipes to Make, and the Trips They Inspire  | http://saltandwind.com

12 Books to Read, Recipes to Make, and the Trips They Inspire

Food and travel are two of the greatest loves in life, which is pretty fitting considering that my day job is owning an independent travel bookstore. Not that I need an excuse to get on the road, b...
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The Travel Movies That Make Us Want To Wander | http://saltandwind.com

The Travel Movies That Make Us Want To Wander

There are movies that make memories. Movies that make us reflect. And those that make us fall in love. But then there are the movies that make us want to get up and travel. If we had it our way, th...
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Road Trip Los Angeles To Austin: Why You Should Sometimes Definitely Take The Longest Way | http://saltandwind.com

Road Trip Los Angeles To Austin: Why You Should Sometimes Definitely Take The Longest Way

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 perfec...
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Toronto, Canada: Where To Go In The Kensington Market Neighborhood | http://saltandwind.com

Toronto, Canada: Where To Go In The Kensington Market Neighborhood

At first glance, it may be hard to wrap your head around the vibe of Kensington Market but give yourself an afternoon and you'll see why it's one of Toronto's most unique neighborhoods. 
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Weekend Away: Visit Vermont’s Mad River Valley When It's Not Snowing | http://saltandwind.com

Weekend Away: Visit Vermont’s Mad River Valley When It's Not Snowing

Vermont is a place people (mostly) visit for two reasons: Fall foliage or skiing. But one of my favorite times to visit the Green Mountain State is summer. And, during the summer,&nb...
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Charred Jalapeño and Carrot Margarita Cocktails | http://saltandwind.com

Charred Jalapeño and Carrot Margarita Cocktails

Baja California, I've got a thing for you. We've hung out a fair amount and made some good memories. Like that time I had beginners luck and caught a marlin within 1 hour of setting sail? Or that t...
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Beet Chilaquiles with Crumbly Herb Cheese and Fried Eggs | http://saltandwind.com

Beet Chilaquiles with Crumbly Herb Cheese and Fried Eggs

When I traveled to Baja California Alta, I was smitten on our very first meal upon crossing the border. The last thing I thought I’d find in Tijuana was Alma Verde, an organic ...
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Fiesta Forever: Our 10 Best Margarita Recipes | http://saltandwind.com

Fiesta Forever: Our 10 Best Margarita Recipes

We don't need to give you an excuse to mix up a margarita, but the excuse of all excuses is Cinco de Mayo. So, here are our 10 best margs to help you say Salud!
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Tokyo, Japan: Where To Go In The Daikanyama Neighborhood | http://saltandwind.com

Tokyo, Japan: Where To Go In The Daikanyama Neighborhood

If NYC’s Brooklyn and LA’s Melrose Avenue had a baby, I’m pretty confident their offspring would be the trendy neighborhood of Daikanyama. Daikanyama is where you’ll find th...
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25+ All-American Summer Cookout Recipes | http://saltandwind.com

25+ All-American Summer Cookout Recipes

To us, July 4th is the kickoff of cookout season and some of our favorite All-American foods — burgers, corn on the cob, pie, heck, even Rocket Pops — are in the spotlight. But, our fri...
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Salt & Wind Favorite Travels 2014 | http://saltandwind.com

Salt & Wind Favorite Travels 2014

Reflection is all the rage on this the last day of the year and around here that means looking back on our most favorite travels of 2014.
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Savor Sonoma Like a Local: Sip by Sip Through Sonoma | http://saltandwind.com

Savor Sonoma Like a Local: Sip by Sip Through Sonoma

Whether or not you’ve done Napa, you haven’t experienced the heart of Northern California wine country until you’ve explored Sonoma Valley. With its unhurried European pace and wa...
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East Coast vs. West Coast: All-American Summer Foods | http://saltandwind.com

East Coast vs. West Coast: All-American Summer Foods

Each coast thinks they do it better — make amazing food, that is. Having been raised in California, it goes without saying that I have a deep-rooted West Coast bias. But, I moved to New Engla...
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The 15 Restaurants That Will Take You Abroad Without Leaving LA | http://saltandwind.com

The 15 Restaurants That Will Take You Abroad Without Leaving LA

How we solve a major craving to travel abroad? By visiting these 15 Los Angeles restaurants that make us feel like we're abroad, even when we're just blocks from home. 
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Friends Who Fete: How To Host A Polenta Party | http://saltandwind.com

Friends Who Fete: How To Host A Polenta Party

One of our favorite dinner parties that's traditional to Northern Italy? A polenta party! Here are all the tips and recipes you need to host a polenta party of your own.
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