San Sebastián, Gipuzkoa, Spain
Pinxtos!Pinxtos are a quintessential part of Basque culture. Similar to tapas, these small plates are accompanied by a glass of wine, local cider, or beer in small shops around the city. Dishes are inventive and often feature unusual textures and flavors - it's a paradise for curious and adventurous eaters. Some dishes are staples across bars, but many also have a signature specialty pinxtos.
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