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Pintxos in San Sebastián named world's #1 food experience in Lonely Planet's Ultimate Eats

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Pintxos in San Sebastián named world's #1 food experience in Lonely Planet's Ultimate Eats

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OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sampling delicious pintxos along the grid of narrow streets in San Sebastián's old town has been named the #1 best food experience in the world, according to global travel authority Lonely Planet's Ultimate Eats.

Travel authority Lonely Planet (PRNewsfoto/Lonely Planet)

In the much-anticipated follow-up to Lonely Planet's Ultimate Travel, Ultimate Eats: The World's Top 500 Food Experiences...Ranked (Lonely Planet Food / $29.99 / August 2018) travels the world with an insatiable appetite to present the definitive foodie bucket-list of the world's top 500 food experiences – ranked.

Whether it's baozi in Shanghai, steak tartare in Paris or clam chowder in Boston – food and place are inextricably connected. Whenever we eat while traveling, we don't just taste the dish itself but experience the whirl of people, languages, aromas and sounds that are unique to that destination. That's what makes each dish memorable, and why the food experience is always so much more than what's in the plate, bowl or glass in front of you.

Ultimate Eats (lonelyplanet.com/ultimate-eats) is Lonely Planet's collection of the planet's most thrilling and famous culinary experiences; each entry in the list details an experience, the culture behind it, and what makes it so special. It also includes favorite food experiences as nominated by 20 of the world's top chefs and food writers – from José Andrés to Andrew Zimmern.

Visitors to lonelyplanet.com/ultimate-eats have the opportunity to enter a competition for a chance to win the ultimate eating experience for two courtesy of Intrepid Travel's Northern Spain Real Food Adventure. Terms and conditions apply.

About Lonely Planet Food:
Lonely Planet Food – an imprint of the world's leading travel authority, Lonely Planet – was established in 2016 to enable travelers (both on and off the road) to discover the most local, authentic and delicious foodie hotspots around the world. Lonely Planet believes food and drink are an intrinsic part of travel, so now we're sharing our foodie knowledge with titles that serve up unforgettable, mouthwatering food and drink experiences across the globe. Explore the culture behind local cuisines, where to find them and how to enjoy them. Find out more on www.lonelyplanet.com/food-and-drink, and join us on Instagram (@lonelyplanetfood).

For media requests, please contact: Natalie Nicolson - US | natalie.nicolson@lonelyplanet.com

 

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