California

Travel stories, city guides, travel tips, recipes, and more inspired by our home state of California.
California Getaways: The Best Weekend Road Trips In California | https://saltandwind.com

California Getaways: The Best Weekend Road Trips In California

Sharing some of our favorite weekend road trips and ways to roam across California from north to south. 

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Stir Up The Classic Bay Area Cocktail: The Martinez | https://saltandwind.com

Stir Up The Classic Bay Area Cocktail: The Martinez

If you were to travel along a cocktail history timeline from the Manhattan to the Martini, you'd make a stop along the way at this, the Martinez Cocktail. 

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Cook Up This Iconic California Recipe: Zuni Cafe Roast Chicken With Bread Salad | https://saltandwind.com

Cook Up This Iconic California Recipe: Zuni Cafe Roast Chicken With Bread Salad

A must-make recipe from the San Francisco institution, Zuni Cafe, this roast chicken served with a charred bread salad with toasted nuts and spicy greens is perfect for a Sunday meal or a romantic dinner. 

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This Is The Best City To Travel To Based On Your Food Personality | https://saltandwind.com

This Is The Best City To Travel To Based On Your Food Personality

When you love food as much as we do, it can be hard to decide where to go and what to eat, especially since there are different cities for different types of eater. So, here it is: our list of cities for (almost) every type of eater out there.

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Asparagus Ricotta Baked Eggs with Mint-Basil Puree | https://saltandwind.com

Asparagus Ricotta Baked Eggs with Mint-Basil Puree

Say hello to the ultimate Spring brunch recipe! It's make ahead, easy, and a total showstopper.

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A Modern Mother’s Day Brunch | https://saltandwind.com

A Modern Mother’s Day Brunch

Here’s a look into our Mother’s Day brunch including the menu, the décor, our signature Hangar 1 Rosé Vodka cocktail, and all the info to do it yourself!

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Why We Always And Forever Love Spring Skiing In California | https://saltandwind.com

Why We Always And Forever Love Spring Skiing In California

One of the reasons I can always use more Lake Tahoe in my life? It's the perfect mix of active all day and relaxing all night. This El Nino season, it's been hard to have a bad ski day but, I'm partial to Spring skiing, because, as a native Californian, I like to think we do it right.

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Pistachio Spiced Coconut Carrot Muffins | https://saltandwind.com

Pistachio Spiced Coconut Carrot Muffins

We love a good muffin recipe but too often they're too sweet or too heavy. This is a simple dump-and-stir recipe for gluten free spiced carrot muffins that are just right!

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Kumquat Pistachio Brown Butter Tea Cakes Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Kumquat Pistachio Brown Butter Tea Cakes Recipe

A simple dessert recipe for little cakes that are perfect for tea time -- but with a California twist! Brown butter and almond flour cakelets get mixed with roasted pistachios and candided kumquats for a not-too-sweet and healthy-ish treat!  

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San Diego, California: Little Italy Neighborhood Guide | https://saltandwind.com

San Diego, California: Little Italy Neighborhood Guide

San Diego is one of our favorite places for a weekend away and the North Little Italy (aka NoLI) neighborhood is where we always spend a few hours to shop, sip, and eat.

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Pomegranate Ginger Apple Cider Punch Cocktail | https://saltandwind.com

Pomegranate Ginger Apple Cider Punch Cocktail

An easy punch recipe that's not too sweet, not too boozy, and just right for the Fall, this is made with pomegranate liqueur, ginger juice, apple cider, and sparkling wine.

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Tequila Spiked Horchata Cocktail | https://saltandwind.com

Tequila Spiked Horchata Cocktail

Homemade horchata gets spiked with tequila and coffee liqueur for a Mexican-flavored twist on a White Russian cocktail. 

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