Santa Ynez Valley: Central California's Wine Country Style | http://saltandwind.com

Santa Ynez Valley: Central California's Wine Country Style

Can we all agree on something? We travel for food first and foremost. Sure, the sites, resorts, beaches, and people are just as amazing but, if you’re like me, you travel to taste a place. I ...
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Pomegranate Daiquiri Number 3 | http://saltandwind.com

Pomegranate Daiquiri Number 3

To me, Daiquiris have a time and place to be consumed — namely, warm weather in the Carribbean. But, last month while in Santa Ynez, I had a Fall version of a daiquiri with tart pomegranate s...
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Arugula Pineapple Daiquiri | http://saltandwind.com

Arugula Pineapple Daiquiri

Pineapple and arugula aren't really flavors I've ever thought of combining, never mind in a daiquiri. But I was more than convinced otherwise when I tried it at SY Kitchen on my recent day trip to&...
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California Getaways: Taking In The Santa Barbara Food Scene | http://saltandwind.com

California Getaways: Taking In The Santa Barbara Food Scene

One of our all-time favorite weekend trips in California? A getaway to Santa Barbara. Here are our picks for where to eat in Santa Barbara.
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California Travel Guide: Where To Eat, Stay, and Shop In Santa Barbara | http://saltandwind.com

California Travel Guide: Where To Eat, Stay, and Shop In Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara is classic California at its best but just because a lot of people visit doesn't mean it's all worth seeing. Here are Team Salt & Wind's favorite corners of the city from shops to...
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{Fusilli Alla Salsiccia} Pasta With Tomato Sugo, Sausage, and Smoked Cheese | http://saltandwind.com

{Fusilli Alla Salsiccia} Pasta With Tomato Sugo, Sausage, and Smoked Cheese

Santa Ynez has a downtown that looks like it's a freeze frame from an old Western movie, but then has gems like SY Kitchen. We couldn't stop raving about this Fusilli alla Salsiccia so I recre...
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California Has Its Own BBQ Style And It's Legit | http://saltandwind.com

California Has Its Own BBQ Style And It's Legit

My favorite factoid of Califorinia culinary culture? That we have a native BBQ style and it's so worth exploring! Here is everything you need to know to appreciate Santa Maria barbecue when you vis...
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Nine U.S. Hotels That Cost Less Than A Bottle Of Veuve | http://saltandwind.com

Nine U.S. Hotels That Cost Less Than A Bottle Of Veuve

When we travel, we want it all. The chic hotel, the fabulous meals, and the wardrobe to match. But every trip can’t be extravagant. So we found the very best U.S. Hotels, at or under the cost...
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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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