Location: Spain
The best pintxos in San Sebastian

The best pintxos in San Sebastian

The best pintxos in San Sebastian

22 MUST GO SAN SEBASTIAN PINTXOS BARS (with specialities you can have at each of them). Thank you Gabriella Ranelli (On Instagram – @tenedortours), undoubtedly one of the leading San Sebastian experts for her kind collaboration creating this list. Originally from New York, Gabriella has been living in San Sebastian…

3
Mar '19
Almadraba: thirty centuries of sustainability

Almadraba: thirty centuries of sustainability

Almadraba: thirty centuries of sustainability

Brilliant article on Almadraba and tuna sustainability by Fernando Huidobro, the president of Andalucia gastronomy and tourism academy, who has kindly permitted me to translate it from Spanish and repost it. Some food for thought for all of us. By Fernando HuidobroNo matter how many meanings the word “sustainable” may…

27
Mar '18
My recommendations for Spain

My recommendations for Spain

My recommendations for Spain

Basque Etxebarri –the ultimate asadorElkano –world’s best turbotAzurmendi –3* fine diningIbai –impressive Basque cooking from best productsCasa Julían –favorite chuletonBar Ganbara –favorite pintxosCasa Urola –pintxosBar Nestor –pintxosLa Viña –best cheesecake Madrid Sacha –Excellent Spanish cooking; Madrid’s institutionLa Tasquita de Enfrente –best ingredients based cooking Andalucia Los Marinos José –temple of…

22
Mar '18
World's best turbot at Elkano

World's best turbot at Elkano

World's best turbot at Elkano

I thought I knew something about fish until I met up with Aitor Arregi, who heads the kitchen at Elkano, a seafood restaurant in Getaria on the Cantabrian Sea. Aitor is the son of the late Pedro Arregi, who founded Elkano in the 1960s and developed his own pioneering ways…

19
Mar '18
Etxebarri

Etxebarri

Etxebarri

Images from Etxebarri, still my number one restaurant in Europe (last visited in June 2017). The cooking style is not that rustic as it used to be and has become somehow more sophisticated (with more international staff in the kitchen). Etxebarri Plaza de San Juan, 148291 Atxondo, Bizkaia, SpainTel.: +34…

6
Nov '17
Antonio Restaurant, Zahara de los Atunes

Antonio Restaurant, Zahara de los Atunes

Antonio Restaurant, Zahara de los Atunes

It is known for its tuna. Hotel Restaurante Antonio Bahía de la Plata, Atlanterra.,11393 Zahara de los Atunes, Cádiz, SpainTel. +34 956 43 95 42www.antoniohoteles.com

4
Nov '17
Los Marinos José

Los Marinos José

Los Marinos José

Another worth a special trip seafood temple in Andalucia. Los Marinos José Paseo Marítimo Rey de España,161, 29640 Fuengirola, Málaga, SpainTel. +34 952 66 10 12losmarinosjose.com

4
Nov '17
Casa Balbino

Casa Balbino

Casa Balbino

Once I have more time, I will be posting pictures from my favorite restaurants this summer. Meanwhile, do follow my feed and stories on Instagram for almost daily updates instagram.com/luxeat These images are from Casa Balbino, very simple, yet worth a trip seafood tapas bar in Sanlúcar de Barrameda. Casa…

4
Nov '17
Disfrutar

Disfrutar

Disfrutar

Disfrutar is the only restaurant I know that does molecular cooking in 2016 and gets away with it so successfully. This was a stellar meal- tasty, relevant and creative like I haven’t seen anywhere else. Pictures taken on the 15th of July 2016 (First visit – 7th of December 2015).…

11
Oct '16
Aponiente

Aponiente

Aponiente

Ángel León is a celebrity chef from Spain, known for using fish scraps, plankton and other “second class fish”, usually ignored by chefs or fishermen. He is a big advocate for the sea and sustainable fishing. You can experience Ángel León’s passion through his cooking at2 Michelin starred restaurant Aponiente,…

10
Oct '16