San Sebastian

#CookWithMimo

#CookWithMimo

We love to see what you cook up in our classes! Basque classics, Spanish staples, pintxos, tapas and petiscos, Michelin-starred morsels… and all cooked with mimo. This month, a celebration of all your cooking school creations. We’ve rounded up some of our fave dishes that you’ve tagged us in across our schools in San Sebastián, Sevilla, the Algarve, and London– and we’ll Continue reading #CookWithMimo

Top 5 Day Trips from San Sebastián

Top 5 Day Trips from San Sebastián

Between the inexhaustible amount of dining options (the pintxo bars, Michelin star restaurants, cider houses, our cooking school) the beautiful beaches, and all of the cultural events and celebrations, it’s hard to actually leave San Sebastián. Yet the surroundings vie for attention, luring with their natural splendor the same way a pintxo bar tempts with Continue reading Top 5 Day Trips from San Sebastián

{ANNOUNCING} A New Pop-up Bar in San Sebastián’s San Martín market

{ANNOUNCING} A New Pop-up Bar in San Sebastián’s San Martín market

We have some news…. our pop-up bar in San Sebastián is now OPEN! El Bar del Mercado sits in the heart of the bustling San Martín market, the local favorite, where stands piled with colorful produce sourced from nearby farms sit alongside the butcher, the baker, the fishmonger and florist. Tucked right into this daily Continue reading {ANNOUNCING} A New Pop-up Bar in San Sebastián’s San Martín market

{ESTRENO} Un nuevo bar ha llegado al mercado

{ESTRENO} Un nuevo bar ha llegado al mercado

¡Abrimos bar en el mercado San Martín! En el corazón de este precioso y colorido mercado, nos hemos instalado con un bar pop-up temporal, donde serviremos (con mimo) los productos más frescos y de temporada. Pasa y prueba nuestra carta de pintxos y raciones, la cual cambia cada semana de mano de nuestro chef Mateus Mendes. El lugar Continue reading {ESTRENO} Un nuevo bar ha llegado al mercado

When in San Sebastián: The Basque Ciderhouse

When in San Sebastián: The Basque Ciderhouse

A visit to a Basque cider house is one of life’s greatest joys. That smokey txuleta washed down by tart cider; endless cries of txotx! and trips to the barrels; strangers that become friends two glasses in. It makes our hearts happy (and gets our stomachs rumbling) just to think about it all. And it just Continue reading When in San Sebastián: The Basque Ciderhouse

What To Do In San Sebastián: Rainy Day Edition

What To Do In San Sebastián: Rainy Day Edition

They say the rain in Spain stays mainly on the plain. However, we would beg to differ. There’s a reason it’s so green up here in the North, and it’s a function of the profuse rainfall. San Sebastián gets about 140 days of rain per year, and we just so happen to be heading into Continue reading What To Do In San Sebastián: Rainy Day Edition

Ingredient Spotlight: Espelette Pepper

Ingredient Spotlight: Espelette Pepper

The Basques love their peppers! Flash-fried until blistered, roasted, stuffed, pickled, used in sauces, dried and ground for sprinkling… Gernika peppers, guindillas, piquillos… Take a walk through the market, and it’s a bevy of bright varieties, shapes and sizes; pop into a pintxo bar and expect an assortment of different takes. But perhaps the most Continue reading Ingredient Spotlight: Espelette Pepper

The Top 10 Foods You Must Try When You Visit San Sebastián

The Top 10 Foods You Must Try When You Visit San Sebastián

This sliver of a city nestled up on Spain’s northeast coast has got it all: sandy beaches, shimmering sea dotted with surfers, a cluster of mountains and vineyard strewn hills, an atmospheric old town…and then there’s the food. This culinary mecca has more Michelin stars per capita than anywhere else in the world. Food is Continue reading The Top 10 Foods You Must Try When You Visit San Sebastián