The founders of Santo Remedio, the highly rated Shoreditch Mexican that closed after just five months last year, have reopened their trendy street food spot in Bermondsey’s Tooley Street today (7 September). Edson and Natalie Diaz-Fuentes managed to raise the £40,000 they were looking for on Kickstarter by 7 June in order to revive the restaurant and […]

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Nine London branches of the Wahaca Mexican streetfood chain were closed after a norovirus outbreak infected 360 customers and staff last week. Four have reopened, but five branches remain closed: Covent Garden, Oxford Circus, Soho, Charlotte Street and Kentish Town. The three-night Day of the Dead fiesta scheduled for the Vaults at Waterloo on Thursday, Friday and […]

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Monsieur Raymond Blanc presided over the Food Made Good Awards this week with typically French gusto, presenting his bon ami Jamie O with the Sustainability Hero Award, among many other accolades conferred upon green-thinking restaurateurs and suppliers. Held at the Royal Horticultural Society’s Lindley Hall on 22 March, the ceremony was by far the award’s […]

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Queen of Mexican street food and Wahaca founder Thomasina Miers is to open a second outpost of her DF/Mexico brand on Tottenham Court Road on 17 September. It is part of the Tottenham Court Walk development which also boasts a Hotel Chocolat alongside various fashion shops like Zara and Primark. The 130-cover restaurant launches almost […]

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Until 9 June “sociable” Mexican cantina chain Wahaca is inviting guests to try a beta version of its new summer menu. And showing just how sociable it is, Thomasina Miers’s restaurant group has asked diners to feedback their thoughts via twitter and Instagram with the hashtag #BetaEater. Social media response to the expanded selection of […]

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Bringing a touch of the beach to London this summer is Burger Shack at The Windmill in Clapham. Publican Young’s have completely revamped the outdoor space, installing a ‘Shepherd’s Hut’ with views over the Common and reclaimed timber tables and benches. On the menu:  The Classic – British beef burger topped with cheese, Young’s ale […]

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Fork to Fork Festival @ ARK Franklin Primary Academy 13 June £5-8 Thomasina Miers, founder of the bright ‘n’ buzzy Wahaca chain, and her bff Laura Harper­‐Hinton, co-founder of those “bustling brunch” hangouts Caravan, have launched the first Fork to Fork Food Festival. The event ( taking place Saturday 13 June at ARK Franklin Primary Academy in […]

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Further expansion for Thomasina Miers’s bright and breezy Mexican street food chain, Wahaca, with another site planned near London’s Liverpool Street station. The brand’s 17th venue sounds like a bit of a monster, spread over two floors and inhabiting 4,200 square feet. And it seems as though they’ve called in the big guns to help […]

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Thomasina Miers’s chain of “sociable” Mexican street food joints, Wahaca, will host a supper club with Roberto Solis – known as the leader of the New Yucatecan cuisine (obvs). The event, featuring Miers in the kitchen too, will take place on 14 April in the restaurant group’s Covent Garden branch. It will be the second […]

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