Nearly a decade ago, chef Alex Raij introduced New Yorkers to the pleasures of traditional Basque cooking with Txikito (pronounced chee-kee-toe). Together with her husband, Eder Montero, she also runs sister restaurants El Quinto Pino in Chelsea and La Vara and Tekoá in Brooklyn.

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