Mexico

Travel stories, city guides, travel tips, recipes, and more inspired by one of our favorite food places on earth, Mexico.
Papalote-Inspired Roasted Tomato Salsa | https://saltandwind.com

Papalote-Inspired Roasted Tomato Salsa

We did it — we cracked the code. True it was years ago but I still do a little victory dance everytime I think about it. Back when I moved to San Francisco and in the very first days of my life as a recipe tester, my then-boss was obsessed with figuring out how to make the Roasted Tomato Salsa from his favorite taqueria, Papalote.

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Healthy Black Bean, Toasted Quinoa, and Feta Cheese Tacos Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Healthy Black Bean, Toasted Quinoa, and Feta Cheese Tacos Recipe

Things you may not know about me: I've had the same car since I was 16. So, in that old school Mercedes,  there are some awesome artifacts that pop up every once in a while. Things I've found most recently include a Hello Kitty mechanical pencil, a 90s-era scrunchie, that Bob Marley album I had o...

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 EasyAn  Chipotle Chilaquiles Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

EasyAn Chipotle Chilaquiles Recipe

Toasted tortillas tossed in fiery salsa and topped with any and everything from shredded chicken to fried eggs and tons of herbs, what's not to like about chilaquiles?

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Breakfast Churros With Cinnamon Sugar Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Breakfast Churros With Cinnamon Sugar Recipe

The first time I tasted a churro, I was in Los Angeles with a friend and we stopped at a street cart selling Mexican food. The churros were amazing: sweet and sticky, crunchy outside and chewy inside. I had two orders and I made my friend take me to the same cart every day for the rest of my time...

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{Tacos Norteños} Griddled Chipotle Chicken Tacos Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

{Tacos Norteños} Griddled Chipotle Chicken Tacos Recipe

On a rainy day down in San Antonio and I tucked into the bustling Rosario's restaurant in search of lunch. Though everyone kept talking up the puffy tacos, I couldn't resist the sound of the toasted, melty Tacos Norteños. There are much more authentic versions of Tacos Norteños out there and these don't bear any resemblance to them, but, whatever you call them, these are delicious.

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Mexican Coffee Affogato Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Mexican Coffee Affogato Recipe

A twist on classic Mexican cafe de olla here the flavors of that coffee drink are made with espresso and poured over ice cream for a twist on the classic Italian affogato

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Baby Potato Bites With Chorizo | https://saltandwind.com

Baby Potato Bites With Chorizo

These Baby Potato Bites with Chorizo are by no means diet food but I like keeping them small so you can eat a lot without having to commit to any one thing (perfect for a tailgate or a potluck). Though, let's be real, most of the time, I sit in front of a tray of these guys and swipe them through...

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Shrimp Cocktail With Avocado and Cucumber Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Shrimp Cocktail With Avocado and Cucumber Recipe

In L.A. your car is your own private world.

Never mind that anyone can peer right into that private world anytime they roll up next to you at at stoplight, we Angelenos become oblivious to the outside world so we do all sorts of  forms of living in our cars from false eyelash application and hair...

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Los Cabos Mexican Summer Salad | https://saltandwind.com

Los Cabos Mexican Summer Salad

We could all use a little more Mexico in our lives. Its bold colors, warm hospitality, and lilting breezes, and the food — let’s not forget about the comforting complexity that is Mexican food. So, I took a vacation with my family down in Los Cabos, Mexico. Though I’d like to say I ate healthy, I more or less acted like a sloth. But if I were being healthy? I would have eaten something like this salad — all the flavors of Mexico toasted and roasted and tossed together but a far cry from a chain-restaurant tostada. 

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The Best Places To Eat In Cabo San Lucas | https://saltandwind.com

The Best Places To Eat In Cabo San Lucas

Yes, it's a super touristy place but that doesn't mean there isn't a lot to love about Cabo San Lucas. Here are some of my favorite places to lounge, drink, and dine in Los Cabos.

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