While Spain is certainly no stranger to small, shareable plates of food, the art of pintxos takes the concept to another level. It’s in the Basque Country where they’ve perfected the art of creative, bite-sized snacks that are served on small slices of bread and stabbed with a toothpick. Enter any pintxo bar in the Basque Country and you’ll notice that the countertops are weighed down by mountains of small bites, each with its own unique combination of ingredients and elements. These delectable plates are best experienced in the region’s vibrant capital and culinary hotspot of San Sebastian where you can enjoy the elegant Belle Époque architecture and golden scenery at the same time.
Map of Donostia-San Sebastian
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Charged with a permanent feeling of intense passion, emotion, and sophistication, Spain has a funny way of forcing you to slow down, live in the moment, and enjoy life’s simple pleasures. From Gaudí’s whimsical masterpieces to historical Mudéjar treasures, or the snow-capped Pyrenees mountains to the palm-fringed beaches of the Costa del Sol, Spain is […]