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Picon Punch is a Basque favorite. Photo: TV Foodies

Basque Picon Punch Could be State Drink of Nevada

Picon Punch is a quintessential Basque cocktail. Now, the tasty but potent drink could have even wider appeal if a Las Vegas lawmaker has his way.

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Piperade Basque Restaurant Celebrates 10 years

Piperade Basque Restaurant Celebrates 10 years

  Piperade, a San Francisco restaurant owned by renowned Basque chef Gerald Hirigoyen, is celebrating 10 years years in business and has added a new private event space. The 1,000 square-foot space is called Lauburu, which is the Basque cross, and seats 30 people who can order from a personalized menu. Details of the new event space, which is next […]

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Zagat Names Piperade Top ‘Spanish-Basque’ Restaurant in Bay Area

Zagat Names Piperade Top ‘Spanish-Basque’ Restaurant in Bay Area

Zagat has named Chef Gerald Hirigoyen’s Piperade restaurant as the top “Spanish/Basque” restaurant in the San Francisco Bay area. Piperade was rated number one among five “Best Spanish/Basque Bay Area Restaurants” singled out by Zagat. Started in 1979, Zagat publishes consumer-based surveys that are read worldwide and have been dubbed “The Gastronomic Bible” by the Wall Street Journal. Related Euskal […]

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The emblem for San Francisco's newest Basque-them restaurant.

Txoko Restaurant Opens in San Francisco

Txoko restaurant, which lies near an area that was once home to San Francisco’s historic Basque community, has opened its doors and features plates inspired by pintxos in the Basque County. Among the Basque-themed platters featured at the new restaurant are green egg and ham pintxo, grilled lamb loin chop, crispy sweetbreads and roncal chorizo croqueta. The restaurant also serves […]

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Louis’ Basque Corner Reopens with New Owners

Louis’ Basque Corner Reopens with New Owners

The venerable Louis’ Basque Corner in Reno has new wood paneling and floors and a raised ceiling that makes it seem more spacious. But the good news is that the Basque menu and ambiance is still there — as well as the Picon punch, according to a report by KTVN Channel 2 in Reno. You can check out the report […]

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The venerable restaurant is a Reno landmark. Photo: Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority.

Landmark Louis’ Basque Corner in Reno Has New Owners

After more than 40 years under the same owners, the venerable Louis’ Basque Corner restaurant in Reno has changed hands. The landmark restaurant had been run by Louis and Lorraine Erreguible since it opened in 1967. Unlike other Basque restaurants, which hired younger cooks, Louis Erreguible continued to oversee the kitchen over the years. Originally from Mauleon, Zuberoa, Louis was […]

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New Basque Restaurant to Open in San Francisco

Two San Francisco restaurant owners are planning to open Txoko, where chefs will specialize in Basque-style pintxos. The new restaurant is named in honor of popular Basque gastronomical societies, where people gather to drink wine, socialize and cook sumptuous dishes. Txoko will be located in North Beach at 504 Broadway near Columbus, an area where a cluster of former Basque […]

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