Author Archives: PintxoBoy

About PintxoBoy

Scottish by birth and in my heart. Basque by lifestyle and in my stomach. Living in San Sebastián where I eat and comment about as many pintxos as I can. In my spare time I work in Marketing the renewable energy sector. https://pintxosboyinsansebastian.wordpress.com/

Spanish Sounds: Part 2

I love the current Spanish music scene. There has been some fantastic new music coming out over the last few years. Spanish Sounds: Part 2 concludes my selection of the top 10 Spanish artists of the moment. I’ve picked a … Continue reading

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Spanish Sounds: Part 1

I thought I’d add a couple of posts on my current 10 favourite bands hailing from Spain. This is a totally personal choice, these are not the most famous or representative of particular genre. Just what I’m listening to right … Continue reading

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Do You Deskontu?

I wonder if Casa Mirones in San Juan had ever taken 1,400 booking in a day before the 6th of July 2011. And I wonder what the reaction was like in the restaurant on the 7th! Jubilation? Excitement? Stress? But … Continue reading

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San Sebastian Film Festival 2011

If ever there is a time to be in San Sebastián, surely it is during film festival week. For me, there´s more of a buzz in the city than at any other time of the year. The Big Week makes the  … Continue reading

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THE CIDER HOUSE RULES (EUSKADI)

“You want a photograph?” he asked, “Come…”

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Top 10 Pintxo Tips

… or how to get the most out of of going for pintxos! While eating great pintxos in Donosti is about as hard as falling off a log, there are things you can do that will make the experience doubly … Continue reading

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Itxas Magalean

I´m not a nostalgic person. Part of this is due to the fact that I have the memory of a drunk goldfish – I often find myself calculating my age from my year of birth as opposed to just automatically … Continue reading

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