La Bodega Negra

La Bodega Negra

Mexican restaurants are popping up constantly in London, and in Soho particularly. The Mexican Queen of Soho undoubtedly is La Bodega Negra. There is the street level café that only takes reservations at lunch, and the hidden secret restaurant round the corner where you’re not getting in without a reservation. The restaurant is a lively…

El Pastor

El Pastor

The Hart brothers are at it again. Having created London’s favourite tapas bar, Barrafina, they have now partnered with Sam’s old business partner, Crispin Somerville, to open the hottest Mexican joint (no, not the herbal type) in town: Tacos El Pastor. The name, of course, doesn’t leave room for confusion about what it specialises in.…

Condesa - Tapas with Mexican Flare

Condesa - Tapas with Mexican Flare

It’s fair to say that tapas has taken over London during the past few years, be it in the traditional sense of the word, or as shorthand to describe the sharing plates that have become the ubiquitous offering of almost every trendy restaurant opening in the past half decade. It’s a trend – along with…