The Most Delicious Bar Crawl in Spain

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The Most Delicious Bar Crawl in Spain

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SPAIN’S BASQUE Country fosters one of the world’s great regional cuisines, but its symbol isn’t a fancy foam or a funky animal part—it’s the ordinary toothpick. The pick, it turns out, is the essential ingredient in the pintxo, a Basque snack food and a close relative of the tapa, eaten with a glass in hand. Named in honor of the stick that holds it together, the modern pintxo (pronounced “pincho”) comes in every guise, from a tiny, pierced ham sandwich to an impaled column of festooned foie gras. What matters is that it can be eaten in a bite or two. Customers are often allowed to help themselves from open display…

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