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  • n. Plural form of pintxo.


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  • The Basque variation, called pintxos, are some of the most artisanal, incorporating seafood, copious garlic and cheeses and sausages from local farms.

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  • The cooks prided themselves on the art of making pintxos, which is a small slice of bread on which various ingredients are held with a stick, which gives the food its name. Largest Circulated Indian Magazine In USA

  • If you are in the Basque Country, "pintxos" is the Basque word for tapas. -

  • At New Bar Basque Cava, pintxos and a documentary screening awaited the Spanish chef Ferran Adri à at a party to celebrate the opening of Bar Basque in the Eventi hotel in Chelsea this week.

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  • The spread at their second joint project is built around snacks and small plates: deviled eggs stuffed with creamy tuna salad; Marcona almonds that stain fingers red with a Basque spice blend; skewered bites called pintxos, served on slabs of slate; a handful of salads and soups; multiple kinds of sandwiches; and mid-size plates of fish, meat and vegetables.

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  • There was a strong presence from Spain, particularly the Basque region, with a handful of chefs doing cutting edge pintxos tapas -- with one dramatic showing of dry ice in a sardine can which "smoked" as the food was presented on top.

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  • The other famous Spanish small plates are the Basque country's pintxos; the chief difference being that these are mostly skewered with toothpicks.

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  • The city specialises in pintxos, simple Basque tapas: we wandered from tavern to tavern, greedily sampling as many as we could.

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  • I spent the day drinking in bars and eating pintxos.

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  • "A few years ago, almost no one did this, but now Spain has become a food mecca," says Gabriella Ranelli de Aguirre, an American food guide who has lived in Spain for two decades and is based in San Sebastián, the Basque city in the northeast where tapas are called pintxos.

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