Euskal Kazeta

Lehendakari Patxi Lopez signs pact with Culinary Institue of America

October 18, 2011

Basque lehendakari Patxi Lopez on Monday visited the Culinary Institute of America in New York to launch an initiative to strengthen ties between the prestigious college and the Basque Culinary Center in San Sebastian. As l...

Great Food is a Highlight at Las Vegas Festival

October 5, 2011

By Nancy Zubiri They left the Basque Country years ago to stake out their fortunes playing jai-alai around the world. For some of them, their last stop was Las Vegas. Today, the jai-alai matches at the MGM Hotel are long gone, but the f...

Las Vegas Basque Club Festival This Weekend

September 28, 2011

View 2011 Basque Summer Festivals in the U.S. in a larger map Basque festival season moves to Nevada this weekend when the Lagun Onak Las Vegas Basque Club holds its 31st annual picnic. The festival well be held at the picturesque Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, about 20 miles from Las Vegas. The event begins with mass at ...

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

September 25, 2011

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 ...

Gauden Bat Shares Basque Culture at L.A. County Fair

September 19, 2011

The Gauden Bat dancers helped spread Basque culture this weekend during performances that were well-received by audiences at the Los Angeles County Fair. The Chino-based group, whose name means "Let Us Be One" in Euskera, gave multiple perform...

Patty Miller and Boise Basque Museum to Receive Awards

September 13, 2011

Patty Miller, director of Boise's Basque Museum and Cultural Center, is among several people and institutions whose accomplishments will be honored by the Idaho State Historical Society. Miller is a pillar in Idaho's Basque community. She and ...

Hurricane Irene Can’t Stop Rhode Island Basque Club

August 29, 2011

Not even Hurricane Irene could stop the the Rhode Island Basque Club from celebrating its summer picnic. As the hurricane prepared to bear down on the East Coast, the club quickly decided to move the picnic from Sunday to S...

Urko Menaia at Gardnerville Basque Picnic

August 12, 2011

Urko Menaia, a folk singer from Donostia-San Sebastian, is currently touring the United States, playing concerts in four Basque communities in the next two weeks. Menaia will play in Gardnerville, Nev., Littleton, Colo., New York City an...

Oinkari Dancers of Boise Finish Tour of Basque Country

July 11, 2011

Añorga, Donostia, Gipuzkoa The Oinkari Dancers of Boise strengthened the ties between the U.S. Basque community and the Basque Country as they finished a dance tour of several towns in Euskal Herria yesterday. The dancers end...

Center for Basque Studies Saved from Huge Budget Cut

June 10, 2011

The Center for Basque Studies at the University of Nevado Reno has been spared from a state budget-cutting plan that would have eliminated all of its public funding. The cutback, which would have been about $500,000, or half the ...

Txoko Restaurant Opens in San Francisco

June 8, 2011

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 ...

Basque High School Students Seek Host Families in Seattle Area

June 5, 2011

Two high school students from the Basque Country are looking for volunteer host families in the Seattle area, where they will stay for four weeks each beginning in late June. The students are visiting the United States under...

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