Author Archives: Eric Parkinson

Pintxo de Tortilla

Tortilla — An expression of personality

A good tortilla is rarely a matter of following the letter of the law in a recipe. With the best artisans in Spain, San Sebastián rewards tortilla prospectors … Read More

Playa de Zurriola from Ulia mountain

Gros — El barrio de moda

It is not uncommon for locals to refer to the neighborhood of Gros as el barrio de moda — roughly translated as the “it” or “cool” neighborhood. I must admit, I have been hearing this refrain for at least five years … Read More