Ligaya Malones

Ligaya Malones

Ligaya Malones was raised in Kaua’i, schooled in Southern California, and now calls San Diego home. She writes about bright spots in food and travel in San Diego, Hawaii, and abroad for publications such as Food52, Brit + Co, Wanderful, Luxury Living International, and Salt & Wind.

These Classic Italian Desserts Are Reason Enough to Travel to Italy | https://saltandwind.com

These Classic Italian Desserts Are Reason Enough to Travel to Italy

When you travel to Italy the question isn't if you should have dessert but which dessert to have! Here are the classic Italian desserts you must try on your next trip to Italy!
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A Brief History On Horchata | https://saltandwind.com

A Brief History On Horchata

Here in Southern California horchata is officially trending and there are all sorts of remixes on the classic drink across the region. We figured it high time we talk everything horchata from its h...
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Everything You Need To Know About Spanish Tapas | https://saltandwind.com

Everything You Need To Know About Spanish Tapas

You know what tapas are but do you know how to order them? From keeping your raciones straight from your pintxos and your gambas from your patatas, here's everything you need to know. 
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Drink Vermouth Like A Spaniard | https://saltandwind.com

Drink Vermouth Like A Spaniard

In Spain, vermouth isn't just relegated to cocktails but a drink outright on its own. Here's everything you need to know from the history of vermouth to how its made and where to enjoy in on your n...
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So, Wait, What Exactly Is The Difference Between Tequila And Mezcal? | https://saltandwind.com

So, Wait, What Exactly Is The Difference Between Tequila And Mezcal?

Ever asked yourself, “what is Mezcal?” As far as Mexican spirits go, most people immediately think of tequila, which makes sense but mezcal is very much a close second. Here's everythin...
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Puerto Rican Food Is A Thing In Hawaii -- Here's What To Eat And Where! | https://saltandwind.com

Puerto Rican Food Is A Thing In Hawaii -- Here's What To Eat And Where!

The Hawaii food scene has a lot of interesting influences but among the most unexpected may just be Puerto Rican! Here’s where to eat Puerto Rican food when you travel to Hawaii:
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How Hawaii Food Scene Became What It Is Today | https://saltandwind.com

How Hawaii Food Scene Became What It Is Today

Heading to Hawaii? Read up on the food movement that made the food scene what it is today!
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Unexpected Things To Search Out On Your Next San Diego Trip | https://saltandwind.com

Unexpected Things To Search Out On Your Next San Diego Trip

What to do in San Diego? Beaches, Mexican food, and craft brew are givens, but here are 5 unexpected things to do in San Diego. 
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Where and How to Take the Best Photos in San Diego | https://saltandwind.com

Where and How to Take the Best Photos in San Diego

Even the most amateur of photographers wins at Instagram when visiting San Diego. But, to ensure your  pics pop, we tapped a few local photographers for their tips for the best photos in San D...
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Wine Tasting In San Diego: Urban Wineries to Try Now | https://saltandwind.com

Wine Tasting In San Diego: Urban Wineries to Try Now

San Diego has a growing urban winery scene -- here are 5 tasting rooms to visit right now.
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