Sunset

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. 237, No. 3, September

5 Secrets to a Better Sandwich
GRILLED STEAK and BEAN SANDWICHESCONTIMO PROVISIONS FOOD TRUCK, NAPA VALLEYAt Contimo Provisions, chef-owners Ryan Harris and Kevin Folan bring fine-dining creds and from-scratch components to their craft. For this take on one of their bestloved sandwiches,...
5 Secrets to a Better Sandwich: Reinvent Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with These Game-Changing Recipes
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] GRILLED STEAK and BEAN SANDWICHES CONTIMO PROVISIONS FOOD TRUCK, NAPA VALLEY At Contimo Provisions, chef-owners Ryan Harris and Kevin Folan bring fine-dining creds and from-scratch components...
A Perfect Day in Denver's Union Station: A $54 Million Makeover Has Turned a Historic Terminal into an Intriguing Place to Linger-And Even Sleep
HERE'S A SHOCKER for the 21st century: The train station is cool again. Once a place to avoid after dark, neon-lit Union Station, in all its Beaux-Arts beauty, is abuzz. Still a transfer point for Denver commuters, the restored station attracts locals...
Apples of Our Eye
Three inventive ways to fall in love with autumn's favorite fruit. FARRO SALAD with APPLES, HALLOUMI, and HERBS SERVES 6 (MAKES 2 QTS.) / 1 HOUR Nutty, salty, and sweet, this hearty salad is best with apples that soften when cooked but still hold...
Balancing Act
This small, low-light yard didn't have much going for it until Portland-based garden designer Lauren Hall-Behrens (lilyvillagardens.com) came in. "I wanted to create something soothing, beautiful, and low-maintenance," says Hall-Behrens, whose symmetrical...
Before & After
MAKEOVERS. The word certainly has a nice ring to it; after all, who doesn't love a big reveal? What you don't always see are the deeply unglamorous stages along the way--the sweat-drenched hours on the exercise bike, the stripping of a space down to...
Celebrate Every Day
Why hold out for the holidays? Sparkling wine is making even weeknight dinner better. RECENTLY A COLLEAGUE TOLD ME that she and her roommate used to drink a bottle of sparkling wine every Tuesday night because they considered Tuesday the hardest...
Chile Power
New Mexico's signature chile inspires festivals, parades, and a lifetime of passionate consumption. We bring you the best of green season. THERE'S A SAYING native New Mexicans use to describe the pride they have for their home state: "Born here...
Closet Envy
never did i picture myself as the kind of person who would need a walk-in wardrobe. But when my family and I purchased an 1878 fixer-upper in Alameda, California, we realized that, like many Victorian-era homes, it lacked storage space. What it did have,...
Closet Envy: A Storage-Challenged Victorian Gets a Dream Dressing Room
NEVER DID I picture myself as the kind of person who would need a walk-in wardrobe. But when my family and I purchased an 1878 fixer-upper in Alameda, California, we realized that, like many Victorian-era homes, it lacked storage space. What it did...
Denver's Union Station
HERE'S A shocker for the 21st century: The train station is cool again. Once a place to avoid after dark, neon-lit Union Station, in all its Beaux-Arts beauty, is abuzz. Still a transfer point for Denver commuters, the restored station attracts locals...
Heart Land
WALLOWA COUNTY, OREGON, possesses all the elements of A GOOD MAKEOVER STORY--complete with the requisite Instagram-ready place to stay. Yet the forces at work make this narrative MORE OF A REVIVAL: of a hotel, a river, a town, YOUR SOUL. IT'S NOT...
In the Sunset Kitchen
INGREDIENT COCONUT TWO-FER A young coconut delivers both a drink (super-fresh coconut water) and a snack (the sweet, tender meat). Look for the white, cone-shaped fruit in the refrigerated section at grocery stores, along with handy "openers."...
In the WESTERN HOME
Decorate your dream kitchenEncompassing two stories and some 8,000 square feet, the Waterworks Kitchen showroom debuts this month in San Francisco's Design District. And lest the sculptural brass faucets and saddle-stitched handles take things firmly...
Lush Living
"there's something calming about being in a space that's a little wild," says Justina Blakeney while standing in her Los Angeles backyard, an evergreen tangle of rose bushes, tropical plants, and jade. "You just feel a bit like-" as she takes a deep...
Lush Living: Take a Cue from One of the West's Boldest (and Busiest!) Designers, and Turn Your Backyard into an Exotic Retreat
"THERE'S SOMETHING calming about being in a space that's a little wild," says Justina Blakeney while standing in her Los Angeles backyard, an evergreen tangle of rose bushes, tropical plants, and jade. "You just feel a bit like--" as she takes a deep...
Remodel like a Pro
WHEN IT COMES to remodeling, the kitchen and bathroom tend to top wish lists. So it's no surprise that when homeowners finally get to renovate those spaces, people dream big-sometimes too big. "Most clients come to us with more ideas than they can fit...
Remodel like a Pro: We Tapped Two Design Teams for Their Advice on Tackling the Hardest-Working Rooms in the House
WHEN IT COMES to remodeling, the kitchen and bathroom tend to top wish lists. So it's no surprise that when homeowners finally get to renovate those spaces, people dream big--sometimes too big. "Most clients come to us with more ideas than they can...
Second Chance Ranch
How a family of four turned their cramped 19SOs house into a lighter, brighter, just-a-bit-wider space fit for entertaining and fun. EXTERIOR THE FIRST TIME Piper Underwood set foot in her classic red ranch home in Del Mar, California, she cried...
Slicing Up the Road
Typically, road trips are about where you go, not necessarily what you eat. But Ben Friedman and Brad Gillis's four-day jaunt was as much about food as about the destination. That's because the two own 10 Seattle-area Homegrown Sandwich Shops and are...
Slicing Up the Road: Two Friends, a VW Westfalia, 1,079 Miles, Sandwiches Galore: All the Fixings for a Memorable Journey
Typically, road trips are about where you go, not necessarily what you eat. But Ben Friedman and Brad Gillis's four-day jaunt was as much about food as about the destination. That's because the two own 10 Seattle-area Homegrown Sandwich Shops and are...
The Social Hotel
A new hybrid of accommodation is introducing travelers to an unconventional sleeping arrangement: bunking in a room with strangers. Why on Earth ...?! Those who check into poshtels (posh hostels) cite sociability and affordability in a prime location...
Weeknight Cooking
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] CHICKEN and GRAPE SALAD SERVES 6/40 MINUTES Sweet grapes and a nutty, toasted Egyptian spice blend called dukkah--easy to make at home--take chicken salad in a whole new direction. See page 92 for more ways to use dukkah. DUKKAH...
Your CHECKLIST
PLANTStart South African cape hyatinth (Veltheimia bracteala) in pots for pink or white tubular flowers indoors this winter. Keep the soil evenly moist, fertilize regularly, and place the pot in an east- or north-facing window.For fireworks next May...
Your Guide to Wallowa County
GETTING HERE This is the hard part. It's a seven-hour drive from Seattle, six from Portland. You can fly into a regional airport to get closer; we recommend Lewiston-Nez Perce County Airport (LWS); Walla Walla Regional Airport (ALW) in Walla Walla,...
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