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La vina cheesecake

La Viña: Tarta de Queso

As an aficionado of all things sweet, I was disappointed to discover that the standard of desserts were somewhat different in Spain. From Madrid to Barcelona to San Sebastián, you will quickly notice the invasion of the laminated, Wall’s dessert menu in every restaurant. To

Pintxo-Pote Route Map

The BEST Pintxo-Pote route in San Sebastián

So what does Pintxo-Pote even mean? To put it simply, it (very loosely) translates from Basque as ‘just a bit of food and drink’. As a resident of San Sebastián I discovered that this Thursday night tradition has been going on for the course of

Casa Senra: Jamón con coulis Patxaran

Casa Senra is a spreading secret on the restaurant scene in San Sebastián. Located on the residential side in Gros, it’s commonly off the tourist trail. I visited Casa Senra for the first time when an acquaintance of mine, a New York chef, was recommended

Bar Nestor: Tortilla

I thought it would be great to start with a classic. La Tortilla! A simple and popular dish made badly by so many. Bar Nestor is famous for their tortilla, so much so that you have to place an order for it in the afternoon

King’s Cake – La Galette des Rois

The Christmas season is always a time of celebration and gift exchange, but for most of us this season ends with the Boxing Day sales. But for French and Spanish speaking countries – tradition continues. The Epiphany, January 6th,  is associated with the day the