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Sunset Magazine is a magazine covering western homes, gardens, food and travel (five regional editions). Founded in 1898, it is a monthly publication published by Sunset Publishing Corp. Sunset Magazine subjects include home and gardening as well as travel and tourism. The senior vice president is Kevin Lynch.

Articles from Vol. 236, No. 3, March

A Perfect Day in Mendocino
Great eats, historic inns, stunning views. The only thing you won't find in this NorCal seaside town is cell service. And that's the point. [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] In for the krill The ocean bluffs of Mendocino Headlands State Park offer VIP...
Arizona Sipping
You love wine, your spouse loves baseball. In Arizona, you'd both be in luck. March is spring training and a crowd-free month to explore the state's burgeoning wine scene. Artsy Verde Valley is just north of Phoenix (the spring training hub). Sonoita/Elgin...
Arizona Sipping: Head to the High Desert to Discover the Best New Thing in the Grand Canyon State
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] You love wine, your spouse loves baseball. In Arizona, you'd both be in luck. March is spring training and a crowd-free month to explore the state's burgeoning wine scene. Artsy Verde Valley is just north of Phoenix (the spring...
Attention, Bloody Mary Fans
More than a mere cocktail, a Bloody Mary is an early-morning icon. The beloved breakfast staple gets its due at the new Jardin at the Encore Las Vegas, whose innovative bar program was created by master mixologist Damian Cross. The restaurant's signature...
Crazy for Carrots
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Their sweet flavor and cheery colors shine in a savory tart, salad, and cake. [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] SAVORY CARROT RIBBON TART SERVES 6 TO 8 1 1/4 HOURS With its tangle of bright carrot strips and bits of spicy chorizo, this...
Crazy for Carrots
SAVORY CARROT RIBBON TARTSERVES 6 TO 8 / 1V* HOURSWith its tangle of bright carrot strips and bits of spicy chorizo, this beautiful tart makes an exciting appetizer or even a light main dish. An all-butter puff pastry, such as Dufour, gives especially...
Easter Brunch, Reinvented
when kristen Murray was growing up in Southern California, her family celebrated Easter brunch with a sunny blend of local citrus and ingredients that honored their Norwegian heritage-salmon, dill, and coriander.At Maurice, Murray's jewel box of a cafe...
Easter Brunch, Reinvented: The Pastry Chef and Owner of Maurice, in Portland, Updates a Childhood Tradition
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] WHEN KRISTEN MURRAY was growing up in Southern California, her family celebrated Easter brunch with a sunny blend of local citrus and ingredients that honored their Norwegian heritage--salmon, dill, and coriander. At Maurice,...
Easter Rainbow
Roam your kitchen! It's full of foods you can use to dye eggs for an Easter hunt. Here's how to make some of our favorites--and although no two eggs ever turn out the same, they're always beautiful. HARD-COOK EGGS It makes them sturdier. Dye right...
Frame and Glory
Birthday on Tall Trees Grove TrailRedwood National and State ParksFor his birthday, surfer and photographer Austin Trigg camped with friends in the ancient redwood forest in Northern California. "We fished in the morning, then walked upriver to our campsite....
Golden Girl
There is a rushing stream of water flowing down the street in front of Malin Akerman's Hollywood Hills home. The moody sky, as dark and mottled as a bruise, is dumping sheets of rain. Through a rustic, wooden gate, down a short walkway paved in fieldstone,...
Golden Girl: High in the Hills above Hollywood, Malin Akerman-Star of Showtime's Billions-Fills Her Warm and Eclectic Retreat with a Lovingly Curated Array of Global Treasures
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] There is a rushing stream of water flowing down the street in front of Malin Akerman's Hollywood Hills home. The moody sky, as dark and mottled as a bruise, is dumping sheets of rain. Through a rustic, wooden gate, down a...
In the SUNSET KITCHEN
Easter rainbowRoam your kitchen! It's full of foods you can use to dye eggs for an Easter hunt. Here's how to make some of our favorites-and although no two eggs ever turn out the same, they're always beautiful.HARD-COOK EGGS It makes them sturdier....
Living in Color
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Three totally different ways to fill your home, inside and out, with your favorite hues. [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] 1 GOTHIC GLAM ANNIE MAY and Barbie Palomino aren't afraid of the dark side....
Living in Color
1 GOTHIC GLAMANNIE MAY and Barbie Palomino aren't afraid of the dark side. The Los Angeles designers behind BAM Design Lab (bamtJesignlab.com) jumped into the deep end of the spectrum when a client told them he wanted his downtown loft to have a dash...
Old City New World
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] For years, the Mexican capital has lived in the shadow of the world's great cities. !No mas! North America's largest metropolis is cooler, cheaper, and crazier than ever. Get ready to be amazed. [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] ...
Old City NEW WORLD
It's after breakfast and the air is thick and gauzy with the smell of cooked meat. Arturo walks a little ahead of us, trim and alert, a small messenger bag pressed to his waist. Vendors shout out from behind their stalls- "iPásele, güero!" (Come here,...
Opposites Attract
When hefty succulents meet soft perennials and grasses, sparks fly (in a good way). The result: six low-water container gardens with drama to spare. [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Mini meadow Succulent stars, including a...
Opposites Attract
Mini meadowSucculent stars, including a blooming echeveria hybrid and a trailing Cotelydon hybrid, nestle between mounds of soft 'Elijah Blue' fescue and bright green thrift (Armería maritima 'Armada White'). At far right, the silver heart-shaped leaves...
Palette to Palate
Your favorite hues may lead you to your best wine. Sound crazy? Read on. [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] YOU LIKE Bold, masculine shades Not shy with your style, you lean toward saturated colors--indigo, terra-cotta, and olive--inspired by the Middle...
Palette to Palate
YOU LIKELuxe neutralsYou revel in the sophistication of neutral tones. Subtle variations in color-think warm cream to caramelized gold-make room for nuance: The loose weave of a drape or the mottled surface of a ceramic vase is more noticeable without...
The World in Color
FULL DISCLOSURE: I have a mild addiction to Instagram. My dream Sunday might start with a cup of coffee and a Leisurely scroll through my feed before the morning paper. The social media platform has become not only my secret source of future Sunset...
The World in Color
full disclosure: I have a mild addiction to Instagram. My dream Sunday might start with a cup of coffee and a leisurely scroll through my feed before the morning paper. The social media platform has become not only my secret source of future Sunset ideas,...
Unfussy Fescue
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] "Very simple, very dramatic": That's how the owners describe the grass that carpets their Menlo Park, California, front yard. Passersby love its wind-tossed-sea effect; in fact, someone knocks on the door every couple of months...
Weeknight Cooking
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] CHICKEN DAN-DAN NOODLES SERVES 4/35 MINUTES Welcome to our easy version of this Sichuan street-food classic, with ground chicken instead of pork, and fresh vegetables rather than preserved Chinese ones. A dan-dan is the pole,...
Weeknight Cooking
CHICKEN DAN-DAN NOODLESSERVES 4/35 MINUTESWelcome to our easy version of this Sichuan street-food classic, with ground chicken instead of pork, and fresh vegetables rather than preserved Chinese ones. A dan-dan is the pole, balanced on the shoulder,...
Your CHECKLIST
PLANTOrder bulbs to plant now for summer bloom, such as crimson flag (Hesperantha coccínea), dahlia, gladiolus, rain lily (Zephyranthes), and tuberose (Polianthes tuberosa). Most are available from Old House Gardens (oldhousegardens.com).If you want...
Your Guide to Mexico City
GETTING AROUNDMexico City's underground metro system is cheap and easy and can get you almost anywhere in D.F. (metro.df.gob. mx), but if you're looking to maximize your time on the ground, Liber is your friend.SEE & DOPalacio de Bellas ArtesCommissioned...
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