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Travel stories, city guides, travel tips, recipes, and more inspired by our home state of California.
Here's What Sustainable Wine Means And Why Should You Care | https://saltandwind.com

Here's What Sustainable Wine Means And Why Should You Care

There comes a moment in every wine lover's life when they start to ask questions. And one of the most common is “What is sustainable wine?” We'll dive deep into that and also get into the terms "organic," "biodynamic," and "natural." 

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California Has Its Own BBQ Style, And It's Legit | https://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 visit California.

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Smashed Green Olive And Pistachio Burrata Bruschetta Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Smashed Green Olive And Pistachio Burrata Bruschetta Recipe

Say hello to your new favorite California-inspired appetizer! The combination of green olives, roasted pistachios, citrus, mint, and olive oil is total perfection and brings freshness and vibrance to any season.

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Four Ways To Unplug In California's Eastern Sierra | https://saltandwind.com

Four Ways To Unplug In California's Eastern Sierra

One of our favorite places to unplug and unwind right here in California? The Eastern Sierra! Here are four chill ways to do exactly that. 

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Smoky Vegetarian Breakfast Burrito Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Smoky Vegetarian Breakfast Burrito Recipe

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 Burrito for me. I never knew I could like a Breakfast Burrito sooo much until I tried the Smoky Breakfast Burrito at Cofax Coffee. 

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{Fusilli Alla Salsiccia} Pasta With Tomato Sugo, Sausage, and Smoked Cheese Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

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

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 recreated it here; but, let's be real, you should travel there to taste for yourself!

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Blood Orange Olive Oil Polenta Cake Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Blood Orange Olive Oil Polenta Cake Recipe

The recipe for traditional Italian olive oil cake gets a California twist with seasonal citrus, almond flour, and polenta.

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Chocolate Bars So Good They're Worth Hopping A Flight | https://saltandwind.com

Chocolate Bars So Good They're Worth Hopping A Flight

Most people will take any excuse to hop a flight — catch up with a friend, taste test tequila, search out surf — but chocoholics like us? We'd go to the ends of the earth for a good chocolate bar.

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Did You Hear? Our Travel Planning Services Are Back! | https://saltandwind.com

Did You Hear? Our Travel Planning Services Are Back!

Dreaming of traveling but not sure where to start? We've got a service for that! The Salt & Wind concierge desk is here to help make your food adventures happen!

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Festive Wine Cocktails To Celebrate The Holidays | https://saltandwind.com

Festive Wine Cocktails To Celebrate The Holidays

From mulled wine to red wine hot chocolate and sangria to twist on the classic kir royale, here are 15 wine based cocktail recipes to help you toast the holiday season.

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How To Host A California Style Fall Cheese And Wine Party | https://saltandwind.com

How To Host A California Style Fall Cheese And Wine Party

It's always a good time for a food and wine party! Here are our essential tips for you to make it a success!

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A Laid Back (And Very California) Guide To Holiday Food And Wine Pairing | https://saltandwind.com

A Laid Back (And Very California) Guide To Holiday Food And Wine Pairing

There are a lot of stressors during the holidays -- rowdy relatives, long shopping lines, new recipes -- and we can’t help with all of it. But we can help relieve any angst on the food and wine front with these our top tips for food and wine pairings.

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