Where to Eat in San Sebastian: A Foodie Guide

Wondering where to eat in San Sebastian? We love the amazingly fresh seafood at La Mejillonera.

This blog post was originally posted on November 22, 2018 and was updated on October 28, 2020.  When you’re in San Sebastian—widely considered Europe’s best foodie city—the question of where to eat becomes even more important. San Sebastian is a verified culinary wonderland. Here, rustic, age-old pintxos bars stand side by side with modern, experimental gastro […]

Our Favorite Spots for Brunch in San Sebastian

Avocado toast with egg

We all know that San Sebastian is an absolute foodie paradise, but what about when it comes to brunch? The answer is a resounding yes! San Sebastian is home to some of the best food in the world, and that still rings true with the rising brunch trend. Though brunch is not exactly an age-old […]

Everything You Need to Know About Surfing in San Sebastian

One of the best beaches in San Sebastian for surfers is Zurriola Beach, a fun and youthful hangout with great waves.

This blog post was originally posted on January 29, 2020 and was updated on October 6 2020.  Spain’s northern coastline—San Sebastian included—is famous for its magnificent surfing spots. But what makes San Sebastian even more unique is that it’s one of the few places in the world where you can find amazing waves right in the […]

Behind the Bite: The Iconic San Sebastian Cheesecake (+ Recipe)

When eating alone in San Sebastian, be sure to head to La Viña for the famous cheesecake.

This blog post was originally posted on November 13, 2019 and was updated on September 17, 2020.  This post is part of our Behind the Bite series: deep dives into the dishes that we can’t stop thinking about. The beauty of the legendary San Sebastian cheesecake is its simplicity. It doesn’t even have a crust, unlike its […]

7 Key Things to Know Before Visiting San Sebastian, Spain

Boats in the marina in San Sebastian, Spain

This blog post was originally posted on February 7, 2018 and was updated on September 4, 2020.  With its stunning landscapes and world-class cuisine, San Sebastian is a must on anyone’s Spain itinerary. However, as with any new place, there are a few things to keep in mind before you go. San Sebastian is full of […]

Salt Cod Omelet Recipe: Tortilla de Bacalao

Tortilla de bacalao is one of the typical dishes found at Basque cider houses.

Want to know the secret to Spanish food? It’s simplicity!  The best recipes in Spain are made with a few simple ingredients and only a few simple steps. From sunny southern Seville to the heart of the Basque Country, home cooks prepare delicious meals with only a handful of ingredients, creating dishes greater than the […]