Tag Archives: Basque Country

THE CIDER HOUSE RULES (EUSKADI)

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

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National Scandal

A national scandal took place in 2002 in Spain. And like so many scandals of recent years, people noticed, grumbled a little bit and then got back on with their daily lives. Yet it is a scandal that has cost … Continue reading

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Santo Tomás

Santo Tomás marks for me the start of the Christmas feasting season. The festive tradition of eating and drinking starts here each year on December 21st.  This day basically celebrates the txistorra, a long thin basque sausage which you cut … Continue reading

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Paco Bueno

Go into any bar in the old part of San Sebastian and more often than not you´ll find a vast array of pinchos covering every inch of the bar. Yet I´ll rarely ever take a pincho from there. Even if … Continue reading

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Saturday Night. San Sebastián.

So you´re standing there. With about three rows of people between you and the guy whose gonna take your order. Mibbe. If you´re lucky. Actually, a row would be far too ordered a thing for a place like this. It’s … Continue reading

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