Category Archives: Bilbao

Horma Ondo, Larrabetzu ES

Horma Ondo Remirez de Ganuza Blanco 2014 House Made Bread Grilled Sardine Grilled Octopus with Onion Confit and Mashed Potatoes 1.1kg Txuletoia with Salad and Fries Grilled Rice Pudding Grilled Torrijas with Bourbon Ice Cream Suggested by a well traveled … Continue reading

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La Turronería Iváñez, Bilbao ES

Eladio Ivanez Coloma Turroneria (La Turronería Iváñez) Jijona Turron – Almond and Honey, Turron de Pistache Polvorones, Marzipan, Pastries, Mazanougat Crafting their signature nougat since 1860, with a single retail outlet on foot-access-only Correo Kalea, Turroneria Iváñez is something of … Continue reading

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Azurmendi, Larrabetzu ES

Azurmendi Housemade Rum and Aromatic Herbs Tuber Skin Foie Gras Peanut Parmesan Cheese Biscuit with Pepitas “Cotton” Candy with Asparagus Dust Zucchini with Spring Onion Emulsion Avocado Bon-Bon Gorka Izagirre 2014, Picnic Basket Homemade Salted Anchovy Millefeuille / CaipiriTxa / … Continue reading

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Artagan Pasteleria, Bilbao ES

Artagan Pasteleria Crackling Sugar Palmier Crackling Sugar Persian Cream Bun Bilbainitio Baba Au Citrus Pastel Crema Located at Avenida Zumalacarregui 105, a small side street just a couple hundred meters from The Basilica of Begona, Artagan was the second Pasteleria … Continue reading

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Pasteleria Arrese, Bilbao ES

Pasteleria Arrese Chocolate and Vanilla Truffles Persian Palmier el Caramelo Pastel Crema with Citrus Meringue and Chocolate Shell Cream Pastry Basque Tart Pine Nut and Citrus Tart Located on the pedestrian only Gran Via with an opening hour of 09h00 … Continue reading

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Sanwicoffee, Bilbao ES

Sanwicoffee Iberico Queso Torta Apple Cake Pastel Valesco Torilljas with Vanilla Ice Cream and Caramel Located steps from the Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao and seemingly a popular place for business persons and those on-the-run, a brief stop at … Continue reading

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Kikarea Coffee & Bakery, Bilbao ES

Kikarea Red Velvet Cake Carrot Cake Scone Cheesecake Brownie Milk Cake Peanut Butter Cookie Chocolate Crispy with White Chocolate Chips Always interested to see Europeans interpret traditional American desserts it was early Friday morning that a stop was made at … Continue reading

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Pasteleria Suiza, Bilbao ES

Suiza Carballon Almond Croissant Like a Religeuse with Cinnamon Meringue, Vanilla Custard, Caramel Cream Pastel Crema Pastel Crema with Citrus Meringue and Chocolate Shell Cream Pastry Brulee of Flan atop Sweet Bread Located next to Panko, opening hours starting at … Continue reading

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Panko, Bilbao ES

Panko Iberico on Tomato Toast Carbonara Torta Pastel Crema Torrejas with Caramel Ice Cream Waking earlier than anticipated, American Thanksgiving planned around a double feature of Arzak and Akelarre, the concept of laying in bed seemed pointless on Thursday morning … Continue reading

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Asador Etxebarri, Atxondo ES

Asador Etxebarri, Atxondo ES El Transistor 2014 White and Sourdough Cream of Beans Chorizo Sandwich Butter of Goat’s Milk with Black Salt Fresh Cheese of Buffalo, Honey and Hazelnut Salted Anchovy with Toasted Bread Pumpkin Stick with herbs from local … Continue reading

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Bochoco, Bilbao ES

BoChoco BoChoco Pan Choux Strawberry Mille Feuille Pastel Crema Alfajore Packing a lot into the four remaining days of vacation it was to BoChoco that the GPS was directed after exiting Don Manuel in a steady rain, and finding the … Continue reading

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Pasteleria Don Manuel, Bilbao ES

Pasteleria Don Manuel Americano Lazos de Hojaldre Cream Horn Almond Croissant Fruit and Nut Snail Negrito Cookies Baba, Espresso Cream Puffs, Pastel Basco, Apple Tart, Tart con Crema Carballon Settling in to Spain, an aggressive dining agenda to see almost … Continue reading

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Nido, Bilbao ES

Nido House Made Bread Octopus warmed over potatoes with first press unfiltered olive oil and Spanish Paprika Croquetas – Ham, Cod, Mushrooms Txuletoia Euskal Herriko Label of Distinction with Fries Cream Cake Rice Pudding Ice Cream Located at Calle Colon … Continue reading

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Bar El Globo, Bilbao ES

El Globo Parmesan Dusted Ham Rillette Idiazabal Cream Tartelette with Walnut and Apricot Sheep Cheese with Balsamic Onion Jam Salt Cod Gratinee Sepia Gratinee Mullet Gratinee with Paprika Crunchy Morcilla with Raisins Baby Squid with Leeks Heritage Iberico Sandwich Americano … Continue reading

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Irrintzi Taberna, Bilbao ES

Irrintzi Taberna Creaking Cod with Tartar of Tomato Ham Croquette Sepia Croquette Peanut Crusted Morcilla with Confit Tomato and Scorched Pepper Brandade Stuffed Cod Ribs with Mushrooms and Black Sauce Cod Fritters with Garlic Mayonnaise Ham and Foie Gras Stuffed … Continue reading

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Bar Gatz, Bilbao ES

Bar Gatz Morcilla Pepper Omelette Salt Cod with Aoili Ham, Idiazabal, Tomato Stack Traditional Torta Fried Foie Gras Mushroom Sandwich with Pepper Puree Iberico Sandwich Fresh Cheese and Cepes Baccala Stuffed Pepper Located in old town, tucked away on Santa … Continue reading

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