San Sebastian

When in San Sebastián: The Basque Ciderhouse

When in San Sebastián: The Basque Ciderhouse

A visit to a Basque cider house is one of life’s greatest joys. That smokey txuleta washed down by tart cider; endless cries of txotx! and trips to the barrels; strangers that become friends two glasses in. It makes our hearts happy (and gets our stomachs rumbling) just to think about it all. And it just Continue reading When in San Sebastián: The Basque Ciderhouse

What To Do In San Sebastián: Rainy Day Edition

What To Do In San Sebastián: Rainy Day Edition

They say the rain in Spain stays mainly on the plain. However, we would beg to differ. There’s a reason it’s so green up here in the North, and it’s a function of the profuse rainfall. San Sebastián gets about 140 days of rain per year, and we just so happen to be heading into Continue reading What To Do In San Sebastián: Rainy Day Edition

Ingredient Spotlight: Espelette Pepper

Ingredient Spotlight: Espelette Pepper

The Basques love their peppers! Flash-fried until blistered, roasted, stuffed, pickled, used in sauces, dried and ground for sprinkling… Gernika peppers, guindillas, piquillos… Take a walk through the market, and it’s a bevy of bright varieties, shapes and sizes; pop into a pintxo bar and expect an assortment of different takes. But perhaps the most Continue reading Ingredient Spotlight: Espelette Pepper

The Top 10 Foods You Must Try When You Visit San Sebastián

The Top 10 Foods You Must Try When You Visit San Sebastián

This sliver of a city nestled up on Spain’s northeast coast has got it all: sandy beaches, shimmering sea dotted with surfers, a cluster of mountains and vineyard strewn hills, an atmospheric old town…and then there’s the food. This culinary mecca has more Michelin stars per capita than anywhere else in the world. Food is Continue reading The Top 10 Foods You Must Try When You Visit San Sebastián