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San Sebastian is now known as  the food capital in Europe.  The city has more Michelin star restaurants than any other city in Spain and has more stars per head than anywhere in the world. The people from this city, they just love to eat.

 Whenever they get together, they start talking about their favorite food… The cuisine in San Sebastian is extremely fine, remarkably dynamic, using local fresh products.  “Seeing is believing”.  Come here to be the next witness.

“Tear peas”, a bite that makes you cry…

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“Tear peas”, a bite that makes you cry…

The “Guisante Lágrima” (tear pea), could be the vegetable equivalent of caviar It is an extremely fine, delicate and sweet type of pea, especially priced in the Basque Country. The name “tear” comes from the shape of the peas, which are not as round as normal peas, but slightly pointed in the area where they are attached to the pod. The peculiarity of this kind of exclusive peas from the coastal Basque area is to be eaten when the grain gets the teardrop look. But to arrive at the table with this point of ripeness, must be collected at dawn,...

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Txakoli bubbles

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Txakoli bubbles

Bouquets, flavors, colors … a world full of sensations. These are the words used by the family that owns the txakoli house we visited at the beginning of May, to define their work. We not only tasted some delicious txakoli, but also we had the privilege of visiting their wineries and vineyards. This unique light wine of the Basque Country, is fruity, slightly sparkling and has a touch of acidity. Its alcohol content is moderate (9.5 ° – 11.5 °) and have to be served very cold. Getaria, together with Zarautz and Aya are the main...

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Pintxos Tour

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Pintxos Tour

Ir de poteo (bouncing from bar to bar, eating a little bit here and a little bit there) is a must do in San Sebastián. In a city where pintxos have been raised to an art form, strolling around while enjoying the flavors and textures of these delicacies is the only condition to take part in this tour. INFORMATION INCLUDED PRICE <Información> Duration: 2,5 hours  / aprox Minium: 2 people <Included> Guide 5 pintxos 5 drinks <Price>   85,00 € / person   Share...

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Discover the art of making Pintxos

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Discover the art of making Pintxos

Eating pintxos (tapas like plates of food served on slices of baguette) in San Sebastián is, undoubtedly, one of the best ways to enjoy this city. But, of course, you can take your experience one step further and have a foodie´s dream by learning how to prepare these little mouth watering delicacies. A once in a lifetime experience! INFORMATION INCLUDED PRICE <Information> Duration: 4 hours / aprox Mimimum: 2 people <Included> Guide Ingredientes Cooking Class Recipes Contact us for a price quote   Share...

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Discover Sidrerías (Cider Houses)

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Discover Sidrerías (Cider Houses)

Visiting siderías (cider houses) is a Basque tradition that you can´t miss when visiting this area. Sidrerías serve their own brewed cider straight out the kupela (barrel), which is usually placed close to the tables. The delicious food in their typical menu includes cod omelette, fried red peppers, T-bone steak and the traditional dessert, Idiazabal cheese with walnuts. INFORMATION INCLUDED PRICE <Information> Duration: 4 hours / aprox Minimum: 2 people <Included> Pick-up Service from San Sebastian Guide Cider House Special Menu...

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