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TAST, Manchester.
As passionate Spanish food fans we've travelled extensively across the Iberian peninsula, eating at some of the best restaurants along the way. El Celler de Can Roca , Quique Dacosta , Azurmendi , Akelarre , Martín Berasategui , DiverXo , Etxebarri , Aponie...
TAST, Manchester.
TAST, Manchester.
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The New Zeruko, San Sebastian.
I love the buzz of a busy pintxos bar in San Sebastian but Saturday night can be a bit too manic especially the likes of La Cuchara de San Telmo. We leave Borda Berri at 8.30pm and people were already spilling out onto the street. Luckily we'd booked a tabl...
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Etxebarri, Axpe Valley, Spain.
We make the return journey to Etxebarri on our recent trip to The Basque Country. All the food is simple and unadorned here, it's all about simplicity and quality of the finest product cooked on the famous charcoal grill. Highlights were the sensational bee...
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10 Best Meals of 2017.
We tried to be more selective this year in choosing the very best for our budget but inevitably there will be some favourites. Here are our favourite ten. Mina . Bilbao, Spain. A sensational taster menu with electrifying food.Even better than our last visit...
10 Best Meals of 2017.
10 Best Meals of 2017.
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San Sebastián Pintxos Bar Crawl Part 2.
This is a companion piece to my San Sebastián Pintxos Bar Crawl post from our last trip back in May. We return in October for a last minute trip, meeting up with friends who've not been here before. I am determined to show them as many pintxos bars as we ca...
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Mina Bilbao.
Some years ago our friends were telling us they were visiting Bilbao, "oh you must go and eat at Mina" we told them. They wisely took our advice and naturally loved it as we had expected. The thing was, our friend Mark had never really experienced 'fine din...
Mina Bilbao.
Mina Bilbao.
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The Bacon Guide to Andalucia.
We've been going to Andalucia almost every Summer for the last eighteen years. Here are some of the highlights of the restaurants and tapas bars we've enjoyed over the years. This list is not exhaustive, there are plenty more great places out there to try. ...
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Bar FM, Granada, Spain.
As you may have guessed, I don't get much chance to blog any more let alone eat out, due to work shooting food in restaurants for my clients. The last thing I want to do with my free time is go and photograph food for blogging after spending a long week sho...
Bar FM, Granada, Spain.
Bar FM, Granada, Spain.
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Martín Berasategui, Lasarte-Oria.
A short time into the meal we had at Martín Berasategui , the maître d' asked me if I was left handed. (I am. They then amend the placement of the cutlery to take this into account). This attention to detail for me encapsulates the highest level of service ...
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Kaia Kaipe & Elkano, Getaria.
Restaurante Kaia Kaipe and Elkano specialise in whole grilled Turbot and are jointly owned in the Basque seaside village of Getaria . Igor Arregui is the grandson of the founder and his father Pedro Arregui pioneered the method of cooking turbo on a grill i...
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