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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{Fiori Di Zucca Fritti} Classic Italian Fried Zucchini Flowers | http://saltandwind.com

{Fiori Di Zucca Fritti} Classic Italian Fried Zucchini Flowers

Few places do fried food to the level of Rome. From the suppli to the Animelle fritte (sweetbreads), and the Carciofi alla giudia (fried artichokes) to (our fave) fried zuc...
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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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Citrus Rosemary Spanish Gin and Tonic Cocktail | http://saltandwind.com

Citrus Rosemary Spanish Gin and Tonic Cocktail

The Spaniards are pretty much killing it when it comes to Gin + Tonics. Yes, it's kind of random but when I went to Spain a few weeks ago to film Off Menu, I totally got it. 
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Buffalo Cauliflower with Blue Cheese Dressing | http://saltandwind.com

Buffalo Cauliflower with Blue Cheese Dressing

One of the stops on our Off Menu: Los Angeles episode was at Mohawk Bend, where they served us an addictive Buffalo Cauliflower with Blue Cheese Dip. Their version is 100% vegan, but...
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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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Smashed Pea Bruschetta with Avocado and Pickled Radish | http://saltandwind.com

Smashed Pea Bruschetta with Avocado and Pickled Radish

If you know me, then you know I have a thing for Piri Piri sauce, which explains my love for Nando's Peri Peri joint. When we were filming Off Menu in Washington DC, I ate there and got t...
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{Pa amb tomàquet} Spanish Tomato Bread  | http://saltandwind.com

{Pa amb tomàquet} Spanish Tomato Bread

Mockingbird Hill is a bar in DC and has unique flairs like pour-over coffee, punk music, and industrial decor. But, the owner, Derek Brown, is a self-proclaimed sherry advocate and has made Mo...
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Friends Who Fete: The Travel Lover's Bridal Shower | http://saltandwind.com

Friends Who Fete: The Travel Lover's Bridal Shower

How do you throw a Bridal Shower for the travel lover in your life? Bring her favorite destination to her! For this latest Friends Who Fete party, the girls threw me a belated Bridal Shower inspire...
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{Supplì al telefono} Mozzarella Tomato Basil Risotto Balls | http://saltandwind.com

{Supplì al telefono} Mozzarella Tomato Basil Risotto Balls

Roman street food is another level from local faves like porchetta and polpette di bollito to classics like pizza and gelato, you could go days just noshing on it and be more than satisfied. While ...
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Friends Who Fete: An Elegant (But Easy!) Last-Minute Holiday Cocktail Party | http://saltandwind.com

Friends Who Fete: An Elegant (But Easy!) Last-Minute Holiday Cocktail Party

You've invited your friends over for a last-minute party and now what? Here's everything you need from last-minute recipe ideas to super simple florals to put together a party that'll look like you...
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Hattie B's Nashville Hot Chicken | http://saltandwind.com

Hattie B's Nashville Hot Chicken

Hot chicken is such a classic Nashville recipe that it's pretty much illegal to visit Music City without trying it every chance you get. Here is our classic recipe for the spicy fried chicken that ...
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Black Bean, Toasted Quinoa, and Feta Cheese Tacos | http://saltandwind.com

Black Bean, Toasted Quinoa, and Feta Cheese Tacos

I've had my car since I was 16, so there are some awesome artifacts that pop up every once in a while. Things I've found most recently include: a Hello Kitty mechanical pencil, a 90s-era scrunchie,...
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Friends Who Fete: Channel Mexico With Our Ultimate Day Of The Dead Party | http://saltandwind.com

Friends Who Fete: Channel Mexico With Our Ultimate Day Of The Dead Party

Halloween is all well and good but we'll take Day Of The Dead over it anytime. This is how we'd throw the ultimate Day Of The Dead party with a full-on Mexican menu, a homemade fruit and flower alt...
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Escarole, Charred Mandarins, Toasted Almond Salad with Rosemary Balsamic Vinaigrette | http://saltandwind.com

Escarole, Charred Mandarins, Toasted Almond Salad with Rosemary Balsamic Vinaigrette

When people tell us they don't believe in winter salads, we tell them to check out this recipe. Made with under-appreciated escarole, an abundance of citurs, and a eat-it-off-the-spoon good citrus ...
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The 7 Places We Go For Healthy Eating On The Road | http://saltandwind.com

The 7 Places We Go For Healthy Eating On The Road

And we’re off! Dashing into the holidays, our eyes glazing over with visions of sugar cookies dancing in our heads. Yes, it’s all about the lavish meals and holiday parties, b...
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{Cacio e Pepe Di Leonardo Vignoli} Leonardo Vignoli’s Cacio e Pepe Pasta | http://saltandwind.com

{Cacio e Pepe Di Leonardo Vignoli} Leonardo Vignoli’s Cacio e Pepe Pasta

Katie Parla knows a thing or two about Rome—having lived and worked there for over 13 years—and she's shared her secrets in the book, Tasting Rome. We asked her about her must-east...
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Brooklyn, New York: Carroll Gardens Neighborhood Guide | http://saltandwind.com

Brooklyn, New York: Carroll Gardens Neighborhood Guide

That’s so “Brooklyn.” The world’s favorite borough has officially become an adjective, applied to everything from edgy fashion to flexible work schedules to hand crafted des...
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How To Eat Your Way Through China (Without Leaving Hong Kong) | http://saltandwind.com

How To Eat Your Way Through China (Without Leaving Hong Kong)

Hong Kong is like the melting pot for China’s food culture, and you can literally eat your way through Mainland China without ever having to leave the island. 
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Friends Who Fete: Start A New Holiday Tradition And Host A Tamalada Party | http://saltandwind.com

Friends Who Fete: Start A New Holiday Tradition And Host A Tamalada Party

The new holiday tradition we're all about? Hosting a tamalada! It's like a cookie-making party but for tamales. And you get tons of amazing food as a result!
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