Enjoying Pintxos at Casa Alcalde in San Sebastian

San Sebastian Has the Best Pintxos or Pinchos in Spain: Having travelled from Madrid up north to Burgos, Santander and Bilbao, we saw and sampled many pinchos (Spain's famous fingerfood) along the way. But nothing quite prepared us for the vast number of pintxos (Basque for pinchos or tapas) … [Read more...]

Eating Out in San Sebastían – A Food Lover’s Paradise

San Sebastían Has the World's Highest Number of Michelin Stars Per Square Metre: San Sebastían is a foodie's paradise and this is little city in the Basque Country has plenty of Michelin stars to show for it. With so many tapas bars and restaurants to choose from, eating out in San Sebastían … [Read more...]

Wine-tasting at Santorini Wineries

Wine-tasting in Santorini - Santorini Wine Tours: Santorini is famous for its sunset and its unique caldera, but the island now has a wine-growing industry that should not be overlooked. When dining out in Santorini, we noticed that all the wines offered are Greek wines and many of these are … [Read more...]

Santorini’s Cherry Tomatoes

Santorini's Cherry Tomatoes are Noted for Their Sweetness: In addition to its fava beans, the Santorini cherry tomato is another of the island's local produce that has been submitted to the EU for PDO certification. The Santorini cherry tomatoes take a special place on the island's food … [Read more...]

Santorini’s Special Fava Beans

Santorini's Fava Beans are Special and Enjoy the EU PDO Status: Fava beans is a dish that is offered as an appetizer in many Greek restaurants and is part of the traditional Greek cuisine. But in Santorini the fava beans are special. The European Union have acknowledged that the Santorini … [Read more...]

The Pudding Shop – Once a Starting Point of the Hippie Trail

The Pudding Shop - This Istanbul Restaurant Was Once the Start of the Hippie Trail: Just opposite from the Blue Mosque is the famous Pudding Shop, a nickname for the Lale Restaurant. Started in 1957 by the Colpan brothers, Idris and Namik, the Pudding Shop became famous in the 1970s as the … [Read more...]