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El Tigre Tacos and Pink Flamingos at Nine Lives

For London Cocktail Week, recently launched yet already smooth sailing London Bridge bar, Nine Lives, shipped in bartender/luchador EL Tigre from his family restaurant, Los Barcos, in Mexico for limited run tacos paired with tequila cocktails. Continue reading

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Recipe: Norwegian Cod, Wild Garlic Miso and Barbecued Asparagus | #OhMyCod

Here’s a skrei-umptious recipe: cod with wild garlic miso and barbecued asparagus, compliments of Chef Robin Gill of The Dairy in Clapham via the Great British Chefs website. With the wild garlic and the asparagus, it makes a great dish for the mid spring feasting. Continue reading

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Recipe: Beer Batter Bacalao Tacos | #OhMyCod

Bacalao (aka salt cod) is smart way to preserve cod. It ups the flavour of the fish and gives it a nice, chunky texture too – perfect for frying and as a filler for tacos. Continue reading

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San Diego Serenade | #TCTikiTour

Sadly, Kemey and I only had one night to enjoy San Diego – a standalone destination worthy of a far longer visit. But I’d say we packed as much into our overnight as possible. And our whistle stop tour was a conch shell blowout as far as the tiki seeking was concerned. Continue reading

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How to Live Every Day Like It’s National Taco Day (Miles Away)

We strive to live every day like it’s National Taco Day. So have a look at the best tacos across America and try not to drool. Continue reading

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Recipe: Walnut Chicken Tacos

Old El Paso’s invitation for me to attend the media preview of its “mini cantina” pop-up at the South Bank a few days back was coupled with an offer to try the newly launched Mini Stand N Stuff tortillas for myself and come up with my own recipe of stuff to put in them. Continue reading

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Free Tacos | Old El Paso #MiniMexican Pop-Up at Gabriel’s Wharf

To celebrate the launch of Mini Stand N Stuff Tortillas, Old El Paso is giving away free tacos at a two-day pop-up on the Thames near Gabriel’s Wharf. Continue reading

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Improve Your Mood at El Camion, Brewer Street, Soho

Tequila enlivens your mood. And if you’re drinking the quality stuff it won’t leave you feeling hung over with a headache the next day. Does this sound like a shot of just-what-the-doctor-ordered? Then ándale your way over to Soho for taste of Old Mexico at El Camion. Continue reading

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Tacos, Chocolate Chicken, and Barbacoa: The Ultimate Mexican Food Guide (Miles Away)

To help you make the most of every meal in magnificent Mexico, have a look at this list of top Mexican dishes. Continue reading

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Barrio Central: Refurb and a New Menu

Guess who’s gone and done a spruce up just in time for December festivities? Everybody’s favourite pan-Latin food and booze establishment, Barrio Central in Soho. Continue reading

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Good Stuff #47

Good stuff and lots of it! Here’s the low down on some fine things to see, sip or savour – all of which I’ve recently come across and thought were worth sharing with you. Enjoy. Tacopedia: The Taco Encyclopedia Published … Continue reading

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Recipe: Duck Tacos with Blueberry Salsa (Gressingham)

Yes, duck and blueberry pair remarkably well as a flavour combo. Shredded duck leg is an excellent option for tacos, and blueberry salsa is a perfect sidekick to serve with such a succulent dish. Continue reading

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Recipe: Surf ‘n’ Turk’ Prawn and Turkey Tacos

Inspired by a recent sit in at a British turkey cooking demo hosted by ace TV chef Phil Vicky, I gleaned a thing or two from him for my own home kitchen creations. I was particularly impressed when he showed his audience how turkey and prawns can be paired together for a really tasty combo. Here’s what I came up with: surf ‘n’ turk’ prawn and turkey tacos. Enjoy! Continue reading

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Recipe: Garlic Prawn Tacos with Peach Salsa and Chipotle Pecan Sour Cream

Ready for taco night? My garlic prawn tacos with peach salsa and chipotle pecan sour cream are excellent. They’re easy to make too – and are perfect for a summer meal. The peach salsa is a nice seasonal twist on an old standard while the chipotle pecan sour cream adds depth of flavour and a bit of heat. Enjoy! Continue reading

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Win FREE Burritos for a Year from @benitoschat

To celebrate four years of bundling up burritos and mixing margaritas, Benito’s Hat has announced a chance to win a year’s worth of free food from the London-based (and owned) Mexican restaurant group. Runner up prizes include free food for … Continue reading

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Mexican Restaurant, Wahaca, “Experiments” on London’s Southbank (CheapOair)

One of London’s most celebrated locally owned restaurant groups, Wahaca, has launched a new pop up location at the popular Southbank Centre. Read my complete post at the CheapOair blog.

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Wahaca – on – Thames

Wahaca’s new Southbank Experiment has just opened at the Southbank Centre (where Dishoom’s fabulous Chowpatty Beach was last summer). The temporary restaurant has been constructed out of eight recycled shipping containers, arranged in a two storey overhanging structure that allows … Continue reading

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Fish Tacos Tuesdays at Tortilla (Londonist)

Fish Tacos Tuesdays at Tortilla Londonist, September 1, 2010 11:28 AM Right tasty fish tacos may now be had at the Market Place location of London-based “Californian-Mexican” restaurant chain, Tortilla. At the moment, these pescatarian friendly comidas are only available … Continue reading

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£2 Birthday Specials at Benito’s Hat – TODAY (Londonist)

£2 Birthday Specials at Benito’s Hat – TODAY Londonist, July 28, 2010 11:00 AM … a sombrero full of two quid specials: Coronas, tacos, and mini frozen margaritas. READ THE COMPLETE POST: £2 Birthday Specials at Benito’s Hat – TODAY

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New Restaurant Review: Benito’s Hat (Londonist)

New Restaurant Review: Benito’s Hat Londonist, July 14, 2010 5:27 PM Londonist popped round for last night’s opening party of the second location of Benito’s Hat. Near Covent Garden, this shiny new joint offers a comfy spot to grab a … Continue reading

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Wahaca Reveals New Summer Menu (Londonist)

Wahaca Reveals New Summer Menu Londonist, May 5, 2010 12:30 PM Well, the weather may yet deem us Londoners unworthy of a proper summer, but for a seasonally inspired taste of sunshiny goodness, Wahaca‘s new summer menu guarantees to add … Continue reading

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