FX Excursions

FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.
Posadas

Salt & Stone

by Katie Skrzek

Oct 19, 2019

Sonoma, California © Richard Brookes | Dreamstime

Destinations / North America

My husband and I stayed down the road from Salt & Stone during a recent visit to Sonoma County. While we waited to check into our room, we stopped by the restaurant for lunch.

 

We didn’t have a reservation, though we arrived on the early side of lunch service, so thankfully we were seated immediately. We opted to dine outside on the patio to take in the surrounding vineyard views. Our waitress came over shortly after we were seated to take our drink orders. I ordered a glass of Russian River Valley Pinot Gris and we ordered the nuts of the day (walnuts) to start. She asked if we’d also like bread and said it would be out shortly.

 

The restaurant is nestled among wineries, making for a picturesque dining location. We enjoyed the views while perusing the menu. We had plans for dinner later, and wanted to keep lunch light, so we both opted for salads. I tried the shrimp Louie, which came with romaine, tomato, cucumber, broccolini, olives, soft-boiled eggs and shrimp . The dressing reminded me of a mix of a remoulade and Thousand Island dressing. The shrimp were cooked perfectly and I devoured every bite of the salad. We checked in about the bread basket several times, though it never arrived.

 

Overall, it was a great meal with an even better view.

 

Salt & Stone

9900 Sonoma Highway

Kenwood, CA 95452

tel 707 833 6326

#TrazeeTravel

Insta Feed

Author Homes to Visit

Visiting an author’s home can offer insight into their writing process and inspiration. There are former residences of authors now open to the public all over the world. Add these spots to the top of your visit list.

Pack Your Bags, You’re Going to Tokyo!

All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the largest airline in Japan. With flights from the United States to Japan and all of Asia, it's the perfect airline to book your next trip with. From ANA's amazing in-flight food to its excellent customer service, it comes as no surprise ANA has been awarded five stars for its seventh consecutive year by the SKYTRAX World Airline Rating.

Tips / Travel
Nov 18, 2019

Avoid Stress During Thanksgiving Travel

If you’re hitting the road this Thanksgiving, you’re likely to encounter varying levels of stress. From busy airports and canceled flights to traffic jams and missing something on your packing list, stress hides around every corner. Don’t let these situations get you down. Follow our tips for avoiding stress during Thanksgiving travel.

Products / Travel
Nov 18, 2019

R Trunk

The R Trunk is the first luggage that can hold your purse. Taking inspiration from a bicycle handle, RAWROW developed a case you can sling your backpack, duffel bag or small carry-on over for an easier trek through the airport.

Enjoy the Open Road on Your Terms

For most of us, time in the car is “me time.” You can listen to that podcast you’re captivated by, blast that pop song and sing along at the top of your lungs or listen to the next chapter in that biography e-book you’re almost finished. A road trip only amplifies those opportunities. So, next time you’re traveling by road, take the wheel and take control. Opt for a rental car on your next vacation, rather than a rideshare, taxi or public transportation, and enjoy the open road on your own terms.