The pintxos are elaborations, served in bars, sometimes in the form of canapé and others in a small plant, and are an expression of the kitchen in miniature. Its origin is in the Spanish tradition of tapas, for which, some food was served, accompanying the drinks.

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The inhabitants of San Sebastian and visitors enjoy eating pintxos and drinking, either as a pre-dinner snack or a full skewer-based meal.

The success of the Basque cuisine, and the prestigious cooking schools located in San Sebastian, has contributed to many chefs trained in these schools work and transmit their knowledge in the kitchens of the bars, making multiple creations of high quality that coexist with the most traditional skewers.