Indulgence in San Sebastian

Report from the frontier of modern cuisine and on traditional Basque food culture.
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1991 Clos de L'Obac - Priorat  - Still young, between primary and secondary aromas, deep cassis and spice, good structure and balance, medium length - 91 points - @Rekondo

1991 Clos de L'Obac - Priorat - Still young, between primary and secondary aromas, deep cassis and spice, good structure and balance, medium length - 91 points -

In search of the perfect service at one of San Sebastian's three bastions of modern cuisine - the legendary Martin Berasategui, we experienced a magnificent performance by Martin and his staff. Situated on a hillside, with panoramic views over a valley and rural basque landscape, the restaurant has the perfect location for the perfect meal.

In search of the perfect service at one of San Sebastian's three bastions of modern cuisine - the legendary Martin Berasategui, we experienced a magnificent performance by Martin and his staff. Situated on a hillside, with panoramic views over a valley and rural basque landscape, the restaurant has the perfect location for the perfect meal.

Rekondo.  Placed on a hillside, overlooking the San Sebastian harbour, and under the shade of pergola shaped maple trees, Rekondo has a setting to die for. The restaurant is known for it amazing wine list, covering all the classic wine appilations, but is especially known for its insane collection of old Spanish wines and the restaurant's moderate pricing. It is a true place of pilgrimage for wine lovers. We experienced the food to be of high and consistent quality. This was especially clear…

Rekondo. Placed on a hillside, overlooking the San Sebastian harbour, and under the shade of pergola shaped maple trees, Rekondo has a setting to die for. The restaurant is known for it amazing wine list, covering all the classic wine appilations, but is especially known for its insane collection of old Spanish wines and the restaurant's moderate pricing. It is a true place of pilgrimage for wine lovers. We experienced the food to be of high and consistent quality. This was especially clear…

Grilled sirloin "Luismi" over a bed of Swiss chard chlorophyll and cheese bonbon - @martinberasategui

Grilled sirloin "Luismi" over a bed of Swiss chard chlorophyll and cheese bonbon -

Warm vegetable hearts salad with seafood, cream of lettuce and iodized juice - @martinberasategui

Warm vegetable hearts salad with seafood, cream of lettuce and iodized juice -

Squid soup, creamy squid ink ravioli served with squid crouton - @martinberasategui

Squid soup, creamy squid ink ravioli served with squid crouton -

1997 Oremus Tokaji Furmint "Mandolas" - On its tertiary aromas, but still with good fruit and acidity left. Wonderful fragrances of roasted apple, honey, raisins and crayfish, good structure and fruit, nice length = a great experience - 93 points @Rekondo

1997 Oremus Tokaji Furmint "Mandolas" - On its tertiary aromas, but still with good fruit and acidity left. Wonderful fragrances of roasted apple, honey, raisins and crayfish, good structure and fruit, nice length = a great experience - 93 points @Rekondo

Suckling pig  @Rekondo

Suckling pig @Rekondo

Blood sausage @Rekondo

Blood sausage @Rekondo

Smoked balloon with mille fevilles of endives, oily fish, watercress and chickweed -@martinberasategui

Smoked balloon with mille fevilles of endives, oily fish, watercress and chickweed -

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