He was the man behind the launch of Noma Mexico and now Santiago Lastra is opening his own restaurant in London called Kol. It'll feature Mexican cuisine with UK ingredients.
He already has a Michelin star in Bristol and now Peter Sanchez-Iglesias has arrived in London, with the flagship restaurant Decimo at the top of The Standard hotel in King's Cross. We went down to check it out.
Having only recently launched its first Pastorcito at the newly opened Arcade Food Theatre, the team behind El Pastor have already opened a second, this time at Mercato Metropolitano in Elephant and Castle. The El Pastor spin off from the Hart Brothers and Crispin Somerville is inspired by the market taquerias of Mexico, and offers a short menu of tacos, ’Super Gringa’ wheat wraps, frozen margaritas, Mexican beers, tequila and
It's been a bad weekend for Mexican restaurant group Wahaca who spent the weekend dealing with the fallout from a Twitterstorm which blew up on Saturday night.
It all began when the former Labour Leader of Camden Council, Sarah Hayward, tweeted this:
Hi @wahaca just eaten in your Kentish Town restaurant
Following up on their popular Soho restaurant, next for Corazon is a taco bar in Westfield London. They'll have some new tacos - as well as plenty of margaritas.
London restarants serve up countless bottomless brunches every weekend, but some of those stand out more than others. Santo Remedio's bottomless Mexican brunch is one of them.
A proper authentic Mexican restaurant at London Bridge.
This Dalston tequila and mezcal bar features margaritas on tap, all the agave spirits you could need and is backed up by a Mexican sharing menu.
Now this IS a big deal. If you've never made it across the pond to try Enrique Olvera's amazing Cosme restaurant in NYC (or for that matter Pujol in Mexico City) - 25 and 13 respectively in the World's 50 Best Restaurants list - then you are in for a treat. Olvera is coming to London for a food tour to coincide with the publication of his ‘Tu Casa Mi Casa' with Phaidon and there will be opportunities to try his food.
First he's cooking a supper at Casa
Love 'em or hate 'em, the return of Taco Bell to London is going to get a lot of people excited.
The Harts Group bring their very popular Mexican restaurant to the impressive Coal Drops Yard area. And they've split it into two. We head to King's Cross to try it out.
News reaches us of the transformation of Breddos' basement area into their brand new taco and margarita bar, Cocteleria. For all your Soho Margarita needs - this could be the place to be...
The subterranean area has had something of a revamp and they're bringing in a new menu to go with that. Frozen margaritas will be on the menu, of course, and if you can tear yourselves away from those, other
The Coal Drops Yard is increasingly looking like the place to be with Casa & Plaza Pastor arriving, courtesy of the ever-expanding Harts Group empire. Expect tacos and more Mexican food from the people who brought you El Pastor.
Top Mexican bar Licoreria Limantour is temporarily popping up in Mayfair this August. It'll be taking over 34 Mayfair's artsy Emin Room, turning it into 34 Mexico for five nights.
As one of the World‘s 50 Best Bars, and the holder of the not-inconsiderable title of
Just a few weeks after Cinnamon Soho announced it was closing, the Inception Group (the folk behind Mr Foggs and Bunga Bunga and who also run Cahoots just around the corner in Kingly Court) have said they'll be popping up there with a new bar Casa Bonita.
The Latin bar will open towards the end of June for a six-month period serving up various cocktails using Bacardi, Banks and Santa Teresa rums, Patron tequila and Leblon cachaca. As for the food - we're told
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