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Txikiteo’s Dan Ansotegui Wins National Recognition

National Endowment for the Arts Heritage Fellow Dan Ansotegui plays accordion with the band Amuma Says No' at The Basque Center during Day 4 of the Treefort Music Fest on March 26, 2016 in Boise, Idaho.

Food and music, perhaps the two most important gateways into any culture, are two of the things that Txikiteo co-manager Dan Ansotegui excels at; and he carries his passion with him wherever he goes. Now Dan has been recognized for that passion and excellence by the National Endowment for the Arts, who have named him […]

Txikiteo \chee-kee-tay-o\

Txikiteo is a new eatery in the Linen District. More European than American in its approach, Txikiteo is a neighborhood place to gather at any time of the day for coffee, tapas, charcuterie, wine and beer. Serving fresh, authentic dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, Txikiteo’s menu is internationally influenced yet locally procured.  Seasonal ingredients are appropriately featured (think summer cheeses, autumn vegetables), and will occasionally showcase the produce of great artisans from around the world. 

Burning Lamb: A Modern Tradition

“God sends meat, and the Devil sends cooks.” It’s not clear if Dan Ansotegui is actually sent by Satan, but one bite of his roast lamb and you’ll think he for sure made a deal with him; it’s that tender, that juicy, that crisply perfect. The public gets a chance to taste for themselves during […]