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Pintxos: A Taste of Spain's Basque Country

A CulinaryArts@SPAC Event

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Pintxos (pronounced “peen-chos”) — the small dishes found in Spain’s Basque Country—are the lifeblood of San Sebastián. Come meet award-winning author and Basque transplant Marti Buckley and taste a variety of these small bites (including the now-famous Basque Cheesecake!), sip Spanish wines, and peek through a window into this dynamic Basque food culture with Buckley and WAMC’s Sarah LaDuke. Plus: discover how to recreate these bar snacks at home.

Explore Spain’s Basque Country with:

6PM: Spanish wines, drinks and appetizers

6:45PM: Pintxos tastings served at communal tables in the Nancy DiCresce Room

7:15PM: Conversation with author Marti Buckley and WAMC’s Sarah LaDuke

8PM: Basque-Style Cheesecake and book signings

Tickets are $95 per person.

Seating is at communal tables and is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Menu subject to change slightly due to market availability.

Event is presented in partnership with lead sponsor Franklin Square Market and produced by Kim Klopstock of Lily and the Rose and Pam Abrams, with Tiina Loite.

Attendees will have the opportunity to purchase a specially priced copy of The Book of Pintxos and have it signed by the author.

About the Author

Marti Buckley is an American writer and chef from Alabama who has resided in northern Spain since 2010. Her definitive book on Basque cuisine, Basque Country, earned her a prestigious IACP Cookbook Award in the 2019 International category, as well as Best Publication from the Basque Gastronomy Academy. She appears regularly on both Spanish and American television and radio programs, and her work has been featured in Food & Wine, Travel + Leisure, National Geographic, and Wine Enthusiast, among others. Marti is co-founder of the International Society for the Preservation & Enjoyment of Vermouth. Find her Instagram @martibuckley.

Conversation Led By

Sarah LaDuke, WAMC Northeast Public Radio

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