Off Menu: Los Angeles Episode | http://saltandwind.com

Off Menu: Los Angeles Episode

It's official – my new TasteMade food-travel series, #OffMenu, is here! We kicked off the season having Joseph Shuldiner show us around Los Angeles, from the Grand Central Market downtown to ...
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Off Menu: Dublin Episode | http://saltandwind.com

Off Menu: Dublin Episode

I've never needed convincing to go to Ireland but, for one reason or another, it has never happened. So, I was psyched when we decided to head to Dublin for this week's #OffMenu episode. ...
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Off Menu: Chicago Episode | http://saltandwind.com

Off Menu: Chicago Episode

This week on #OffMenu we head to Chicago in search of all that's happening now in the Windy City. Local food lover, Andrew Kaplan, showed us around his favorite neighborhoods —...
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Off Menu: Nashville Episode | http://saltandwind.com

Off Menu: Nashville Episode

If there is one city from the #OffMenu series that I wish adopted me, it'd be Nashville. The lovely Beth Sachan showed me around her hometown and I forgot just how much I adore ...
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Off Menu: Amsterdam Episode | http://saltandwind.com

Off Menu: Amsterdam Episode

Amsterdam is a total travel gem: There’s chic design, great people, and it’s so easy to get around. The one thing I always felt was missing was the food. But, this episode of #OffM...
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Off Menu: New York Episode | http://saltandwind.com

Off Menu: New York Episode

New York has always been like a second home to me — the energy, the creativity, the drive —  I just completely relate. And that translates into their food scene, which is always ch...
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Off Menu: Rome Episode | http://saltandwind.com

Off Menu: Rome Episode

The problem isn't what to eat in Rome but where. Tons of restaurants offer the greatest food hits—Amatriciana, Carbonara, Pajata, and Cacio e Pepe pastas; Trippa, Carciofi alla giudea—b...
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Monte Cristo Pizza | http://saltandwind.com

Monte Cristo Pizza

The Off Menu: New York episode was one of my favorites because I discovered so many new food gems in a city I already love. You can't really talk food in New York without bringing up pizza and we v...
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Off Menu: Paris Episode | http://saltandwind.com

Off Menu: Paris Episode

Paris's food scene needs no introduction. It's as legit as it gets. But in the last few years it has modernized in a way that's creative but still totally respectful of all the beurre, onglets...
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Off Menu: Copenhagen Episode | http://saltandwind.com

Off Menu: Copenhagen Episode

Copenhagen has gotten everyone's attention in the last few years seeing as it's the birthplace of the New Nordic cuisine movement so we had to head there for Off Menu. 
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Off Menu: Barcelona Episode | http://saltandwind.com

Off Menu: Barcelona Episode

Barcelona is a powerhouse when it comes to food. From avant garde cooking to tapas, there's a bit of everything. I hadn't been there in years so I was excited to head there for #OffMenu. ...
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Off Menu: Washington DC Episode | http://saltandwind.com

Off Menu: Washington DC Episode

Ever since I'd visit my sister there during college, I've loved DC but the food scene wasn't much more than steak houses and wood-paneled bars until a few years ago. And in that time the local food...
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Off Menu: Honolulu Episode | http://saltandwind.com

Off Menu: Honolulu Episode

This week on #OffMenu we headed to Honolulu, Hawaii. As you've probably noticed, I've got big love for Hawaii as I spend a few weeks in the islands every year. By far, I've spen...
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Dublin-Style Irish Coffee | http://saltandwind.com

Dublin-Style Irish Coffee

There are a lot of not-so-great Irish coffees out there—lots are too sweet, too boozy, or just not well balanced. But Dublin's Chapter One changed that for me. 
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Mixed Mushroom Toasts with Parsley Salad | http://saltandwind.com

Mixed Mushroom Toasts with Parsley Salad

I surprised when we decided to stop in Amsterdam for Off Menu—It's always been one of my favorite places but I'd never had an amazing meal. But that  all changed when we stopped in ...
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Tropical Breakfast Bruschetta | http://saltandwind.com

Tropical Breakfast Bruschetta

This Tropical Breakfast Bruschetta is inspired by the bruschetta Chef Lee Anne Wong serves at her Oahu restaurant, Koko Head Cafe, which was the first stop on our Off Menu:...
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Sparkling Yuzu Lemongrass Lemonade Cocktails | http://saltandwind.com

Sparkling Yuzu Lemongrass Lemonade Cocktails

One of my favorite stops while filming Off Menu Chicago was the ramen shop, Yusho. In addition to the insane ramen there were the cocktails on tap that were every form of interesting...
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{Bocadillo Antxón} Shoestring Fry Chorizo Egg Sandwich | http://saltandwind.com

{Bocadillo Antxón} Shoestring Fry Chorizo Egg Sandwich

If I lived in Barcelona, becoming a regular at Entrepanes Diaz would be a life goal. Every detail at this 50s-style bar is thoughtfully executed as is their food. It's all about bocadillo...
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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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Fillet O’ Fish Shop Burger | http://saltandwind.com

Fillet O’ Fish Shop Burger

On the second season of Off Menu, we stopped in Dublin and it was my first time visiting Ireland. My family is of Irish descent so I went for it: pints of Guinness, learned to jig, and hunted ...
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