Nuno Mendes has departed the Michelin-starred restaurant Mãos. Neither he nor Blue Mountain School entrepreneur James Brown have given a reason for the move. Mendes, one of London’s most famous chefs, opened the restaurant on Redchurch Street in Shoreditch in 2018. The chef joined having made waves at Chiltern Firehouse and immediately struck a chord […]

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Cartel, a new taqueria and late-night tequila bar in Battersea, is the latest in the new wave of Mexican taco joints that is sweeping across London. Named in what seems a clear reference to the Mexican narco wars involving drug cartels that have cost 100,000 lives in the past 10 years, the venue must also be an early front-runner in the “poor taste […]

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