• Restaurants

    LABe open its doors at Tabakalera

    Espacio LABe

    What does the future taste like? Last Monday LABe -partnered and managed by the Basque Culinary Center– started its activity in the top roof of the Tabakalera Center. LABe is probably a suitable word game resulting from labe -oven in basque- and lab. As they say, is much more than just an experimental restaurant, but a coworking space and a place where determine -we don’t know yet all the details- the gastronomy of the future in digital terms. So far we can visit the restaurant at lunch hour and ask for plate of the day from Monday to Friday or the daily menu for € 18 during the whole week.…

  • Bars,  Cafes

    Bars where to enjoy the Jazzaldia Festival

    End of July and here we have the Jazzaldia, the biggest jazz festival in Spain and therefore one of the most important events of the year in the city. During the next five days, we’ll have dozens of jazz (and non-jazz) bands in different locations of the city center. Trinity Square and the big stage on the Zurriola beach are the clear highlights, the first one for the most wanted bands (tickets are usually sold out weeks before) and the second one hosts a huge audience with gigs for free. There’s other options as well in some special places as the Náutico, suitable to enjoy DJ sessions with its amazing bay view.  Another good option, less massified, is to…

  • Bars

    Mimo Bar at San Martin Market

    Mimo is a company who offers products around gastronomy, either offering cooking courses or arranging typical basque outings to sidrerías (cider factories and restaurants), pintxo-tours, etc. Ironically, its founder is not Basque but English, so all of this is mainly oriented for the English-speaking public. His latest bet, so far in the testing phase is a pop up bar on the street floor of the San Martin Market, adopting the model of other food markets – San Miguel in Madrid, La Boquería in Barcelona or Borough Market in London – in other words, classic markets refurbished and now offering Gourmet and seasonal products. The menu varies weekly, sometimes even daily, always depending on the products available in…

  • Bars

    A classic in the pintxos world: Bodega Donostiarra bar

    terraza bodega

    Peña and Goñi street has become recently in a pedestrian street full of trendy bars and restaurants. But, long time ago, when this area was less chic, the bar Bodega Donostiarra already prepared amazing pintxos for the working class. Now it’s a well considered bar where pilgrims arrive everyday looking for a great cuisine with decades of experience offering nice quality ingredients and tasty flavours. The offer includes portions, salads and sandwiches but the highlights are the three prizewinners pintxos, served by dozens at peak times: Indurain, a version of the classic Gilda with 5 piparras (like chilis) one for each of its won Tours, the Completo, a small and tasty…