"Food" San Sebastián Local Custom Tip by unexplored

San Sebastián Local Customs: 11 reviews and 15 photos

Pintxos(tapas), chased down with the fizzy regional white wine, txakoli, are a religion here; bars in the old city spread an array of enticing tidbits on toothpicks or bread. In the harbour, many places serve tangy sardines with slightly bitter sidra(cider). Custom demands pouring it with arm extended to aerate the sidra and release its full flavour. It is also customary to pour just enough for one or two sips at a time.

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  • Written Aug 30, 2005
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