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Pinch-o My Pote

I figured I’d start with a picture you maintain your attention, is it working?

Here is a quick cultural lesson– Pintxos (Pinchos) are small snacks that are served at bars, restaurants and parties traditionally in northern Spain and especially in Basque country. 141 more words

Con V de variedad

Otra de las citas tan esperadas como la del Portu Barria por su expectación y demora en el calendario, ya que no son pocos los paseos que me he dado por su puerta en estos últimos meses, al fin la solventé el pasado jueves. 434 more words

Basque pintxos

A lot can be learned about a people by looking at their food.  What they produce, who they interact with, even their culture and traditions.  For example, so many things can be said about the Basque country by looking at one of their most iconic dishes: the pintxo.  269 more words


Food makes us happy--

YES!  Yes, food does make us happy.  Here are some tasty tidbits from San Sebastian, the capital of Basque country in northern Spain.  It looks like assorted meats and veggies at top, then in the middle I believe I see a sausage wrapped in bacon–jaaa!!–oso ona!!. 166 more words


Bilbao en 2 días (sin parar)

La primera entrada en viajes será una excepción. Sí, así es, será una excepción porque es uno de los pocos viajes que hemos hecho sin Ivy, nuestro chalet portátil. 1,569 more words



Tout nouveau Tout chaud!!

Missing the spanish tapas or the basque pintxos?? A new pintxos restaurant opened its doors in the 10th arrondissement of Paris. This pintxo club: where classic meats modernity. 134 more words


Day 25 - Filling the Spanish and Basque food void

I’m a quarter of a way into 100 days of happiness and today, it’s food again. This week has become a kind of feast and I finally got some Spanish food again, okay so it wasn’t that authentic and it definitely wasn’t Pintxos but it filled the void and the hole in my life that has been missing since I moved out of my flat in Bilbao some 9 months ago. 110 more words