Etxebarri: Basque “kaiseki” with a touch of smoke

My next stop in the Basque country was Asador Etxebarri, the ultimate grill in Axpe valley not far from Bilbao. Victor Arguinzoniz is a legend among the globe-trotting foodies and is known for his obsession with wood-fired grilling. Everything at this restaurant with picturesque surroundings is grilled or at least…