California

Travel stories, city guides, travel tips, recipes, and more inspired by our home state of California.
Local Food: Where To Eat All The Garlic In Gilroy | https://saltandwind.com

Local Food: Where To Eat All The Garlic In Gilroy

Here’s what to eat and where when you visit Gilroy, California aka the Garlic Capital Of The World!

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Local Food: What To Eat In Oakland | https://saltandwind.com

Local Food: What To Eat In Oakland

Here’s what to eat and where to eat when you visit Oakland, California.

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California Getaways: Taking In the San Diego Food Scene | https://saltandwind.com

California Getaways: Taking In the San Diego Food Scene

We Southern Californians love to road trip and one weekend getaway I do time and again is San Diego. Here are the most Instagram-worthy and delicious spots for food lovers in San Diego.

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California Central Coast Weekend Getaway and Harvest Dinner Party {VIDEO} | https://saltandwind.com

California Central Coast Weekend Getaway and Harvest Dinner Party {VIDEO}

Fall is the the season of entertaining! From dinner parties to Friendsgivings and impromptu cocktail hours, we're all about gathering friends to toast the season. And nothing seems to celebrate our home state of California like a road trip and harvest dinner!

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Squash Tacos with Chile Peanut Salsa Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Squash Tacos with Chile Peanut Salsa Recipe

On a taco-eating trip to Baja California, I became completely obsesed with the tostadas at La Guerrerense. And every tostada was even better when topped with their salsa; it's a toasted garlic and peanut salsa that was hot, smoky, crunchy —  pretty much it was instant love.

Since then, I reverse engineered that salsa and put it on everything from grilled chicken to seafood and, most recently, these squash tacos. 

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Shaved Root Vegetable Salad Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Shaved Root Vegetable Salad Recipe

Proof that salads can still be incredible in the colder months, this simple but sophisticated shaved root vegetable salad with goat cheese and hazelnuts is a must-make at our holiday table!

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Rosé Raspberry Lavender Spritzer Cocktail Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Rosé Raspberry Lavender Spritzer Cocktail Recipe

Say hello to the cocktail that's quick to become your go-to brunch cocktail. Made with raspberry lavender syrup, lime juice, and Hangar 1 Rose Vodka, it's light, refreshing, and easy to make!

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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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 California Travel Guide: Where To Eat, Shop, and Stay In Palm Springs | https://saltandwind.com

California Travel Guide: Where To Eat, Shop, and Stay In Palm Springs

Palm Spring is our first pick for a weekend away here in Southern Califonia. Here are Team Salt & Wind's favorites in Palm Springs right now from where to eat to what to do.

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Local Gems: Ten Indie Spots To Shop in Los Angeles | https://saltandwind.com

Local Gems: Ten Indie Spots To Shop in Los Angeles

When we travel we love to seek out the one-of-a-kind local boutiques that make that city special. Here are ten must-visit stores in Los Angeles for the food travel lover. 

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Blood Orange Ginger White Sangria Cocktail Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Blood Orange Ginger White Sangria Cocktail Recipe

Raise your hand if you too have fallen victim to sangria that's too sweet and just a hangover waiting to happen. This California-inspired sangria with fresh fruit, local wine, and ginger liqueur is a total game changer. 

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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 Diego.

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