Tag Archives: San Sebastian

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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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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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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San Telmo. Before and After The Spoon.

Good news people! The San Telmo museum has finally been given an opening date. As of the 2nd of April the newly refurbished museum will open its doors to an expectant and now rather impatient public – works started in … Continue reading

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At the Working Man’s Cafe

Anyone would think that living in San Sebastian I´d be off at a Michelin starred restaurant every Friday night downing Vega Sicilia wine. Obviously, this is very far from the truth. I think I´ve visited just three Michelin-star restaurants since … Continue reading

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