Mexican Food News

Mezcal – the new tequila?

It’s one of Mexico’s oldest spirits, but has always played second fiddle to the more ubiquitous tequila. But now the tide could be turning for mezcal. It might just be getting – whisper it – trendy. The smoky spirit has been quietly gaining fans among foodies worldwide, as appetites for […]


Wahaca Mexican Market Eating

Wahaca to bring Mexican street food to Cardiff

Not long ago, we wrote about Wahaca opening a Brixton branch, and now the expanding Mexican street food chain has set its sights on moving west – all the way to Wales. Wahaca’s Cardiff restaurant, planned to open in the city’s redeveloped St David’s shopping centre later this year, will […]

Mexican Lime

Mexican drug cartel causing hike in lime prices

Limes are an essential ingredient in Mexican cooking, and one of Canada’s key exports. But prices have risen exponentially in recent months – Canadian supermarkets are now charging upwards of a dollar for a single lime. The reason for the hike in prices is partly down to scarcity. Canada’s lime harvest has been […]

Writer aims to dispel Mexican food misconceptions

American food writer Robin Grose is embarking on a one-woman crusade. Her goal? To educate people about Mexican food and culture. The freelancer, who writes in Spanish for the Mexican food pages of, plans to share her knowledge by teaching two courses – “Introduction to Authentic Mexican Cuisine” and […]

Robin Grose, US food writer