Rather than list out all of the places I ate in San Sebastian I thought I would share with you the pinxto map I coordinated in advance of our trip along with my tasting notes (where applicable or if I can remember I will include a photo)
This was our second trip to Basque country and we did pretty much the same thing we did the first time around and didn’t regret it at all:
Walked around Bilbao:
Segovia was a hidden gem. We had an extra day in Spain before our friends arrived to meet us in Madrid and we decided to make a quick overnight trip to Segovia. This little village is where the royals used to escape when the summer became too brutal and is a short train ride from Madrid. The aqueduct is really a work of art, but the suckling pig makes this a top stop on our list. Yes, food, as usual is our driving force.
This is truly a work of art that has spanned the centuries. It was years ago when I took the photo and it seems time for me to go back and get an update. Rumor has it that the building is finally nearing completion.
Have you visited La Familia Sagrada? Do you have a side you prefer? When was the last time you saw it?
We are a sucker for a 3 Michelin star meal…there I said it! One of the biggest draws about San Sebastian was the sheer number of outstanding restaurants. We immediately set to work figuring out where we could get a reservation and then where we wanted to go. We decided on Martin Bersategui because we had heard great things and wanted to go with a classic. The menu there doesn’t change often, but does list the year when he first debuted the recipe. Continue reading