San Sebastián-Donostia is home to many Michelin stars, and if you are visiting the city with a view to the gastronomic, you have probably heard of the world’s 14th best restaurant with two Michelin stars: Mugaritz.
In which case, you’re going to want to check out the unique dining experience in a special package recently developed by San Sebastián Food and Mugaritz. Read more...(256 words, estimated 1:01 mins reading time)
I strolled across the beach and walked the glowing sand past where the sea usually lies, a rare privilege bestowed by the king low tide. Three metre tidal changes are not uncommon here in the Basque Country, and with the king tides the octopus are more accessible. Having learned some tricks from local octopus fisherman, I searched around where the sand meets the rocks and was rewarded under the first rock I checked. (I’d just like to mention that catching these very strong and intelligent creatures requires a fishing licence and the bag limit is 2 per licensed fishermen per day with size restrictions…Regulations are important!) Read more...(297 words, 3 images, estimated 1:11 mins reading time)
Conde Nast’s February 2012 edition features a 5-page article entitled ‘A Life in Miniature’. As author Paul Richardson mentions in his article, he met Jon by chance and came into our studio in the heart of the old town while he was visiting the city researching the article: Read more...(579 words, 1 image, estimated 2:19 mins reading time)
Welcome! Each month we bring you all the latest news from our busy food and wine studio in the heart of San Sebastian’s old town.
This December edition announces our brand new short breaks for 2012. If you’re still stuck for a Christmas present for the foodie in your life, choose from just €270 for a two-day Spa & cooking course weekend.
Or book our featured three-day Gourmet Escape which includes a hands-on cooking class, an amazing three-Michelin star dinner at Arzak and three-night’s accommodation at the luxurious hotel Villa Soro. Read more...(412 words, 18 images, estimated 1:39 mins reading time)