Madrid is a city of love…A love of art, a love of life, a love of food. Madrileños, as the locals are known, celebrate the beauty of life and take the time to enjoy the moment. Work is an afterthought, ...Read More
On the Northern coast of Spain, just 30 minutes from the French border, lies San Sebastian, a coastal retreat for Renaissance royalty, modern day celebrities, and gastronomical innovation.
Northern Spain is known as the Basque country. Officially known as Donostia, San ...Read More
On Calle 31 de Agosto, it seems every other doorway leads to a pintxo bar. Music and laughter fill the street, and the smell of fried seafood permeates the air. In a town of over 200 pintxo bars, the choices ...Read More
Located halfway between San Sebastian and Bilbao is the tiny little village home of Asador Etxebarri, one of the world’s top restaurants. The self-taught head chef of Asador Etxebarri, Victor Arguinzoniz, restored an old 18th century restaurant in 1989 with ...Read More
Martin Berasategui is one of Tom’s favorite restaurants. It’s a restaurant that is on the cutting edge of new gastronomical techniques, experiments with flavors and textures, but also offers age old favorites from years past that have stood the test of ...Read More
Our NASCAR-in-training taxi driver careened through the surrounding hillsides south of San Sebastian to our gastronomical destination, Mugaritz. Mugaritz opened in 1998 and has held a respective position (currently #7) on the list of the World’s Best 50 Restaurants for ...Read More