Tag Archives: San Francisco

Bodega on the Road: Txoko (San Francisco)

To expect to encounter a Basque restaurant in a U.S. city other than New York is tantamount to madness (well, maybe that is a bit over dramatic). A couple of years ago on a visit to San Francisco I happened upon Iluna Basque (closed in December 2010). Also sharing Basque culinary space in the city…
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Spanish Wine Hits The Streets of San Francisco

The third annual (San Francisco) Spanish Wine Cellar event was recently held at the Bently Reserve and showcased more than 100 wines from 33 wineries representing more than 20 wine regions. The goal of this important trade show is to introduce a wealth of new wines to the U.S. market. As is usually the case…
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Bodega On The Road: Canela Bistro Bar (San Francisco)

The more I travel the more impressed I become as to the availability of quality Spain-inspired restaurants around the U.S. The West Coast has been a surprising plethora of such restaurants. A recent long weekend in San Francisco afforded me the opportunity to visit one of the city’s newest restaurants, Canela Bistro Bar, located in…
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Bodega at the Table: Contigo (San Francisco)

Finding something new and avante garde can be a challenge when visiting a city in which one has spent quite a bit of time - especially if one is searching for something new in the world of Spanish food. I am very much a traditionalist when it comes to Spanish food and cannot get enough…
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