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Being a resolutely happy spirit with only positive effects, the sure way to Latin-up your Christmas Party this year is with some exotic tequila cocktails, courtesy of our friends at Peyote.
Want to do Christmas the Latin way? Try some of London's best Latin bars, from a glamour to sexy, no one does drinks and festive fun better than Latinos. Her is Latinolife's definitive list...
Virgilio Martinez' restaurant, Central, was recently ranked fourth in The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, sealing the stratospheric rise of Peruvian cuisine as well as his own soaring reputation as a chef and restaurateur. But does the food live up to the hype? Writer Tanya Datta visited Lima’s fashionable neighbourhood of Miraflores and ended up eating her words – along with everything else – at the world’s latest gastronomy mecca.
It's that time of the year, when Tequila aficionados crawl out of the woodwork to congregate at their annual Mecca, Tequila Fest. For the non-experts, Latinolife talks you thrugh this ins and outs of Mexico's national spirit.
If your looking for tips on eating Latin in London from those who know the food best, then you could do worse than ask a LUKAS restaurant judge. Being the only Awards to send native experts to judge their own cuisine, you can guarantee its not advice from critics who can’t tell a taco from a tortilla. Here are our judges verdicts on London’s best Latin and Spanish restaurants.
From Peruvian and Mexican haute cuisine to Colombian and Venezuelan street food, via the meaty Argentine parillas and Brazilian rodizios, London is the latest city to be hit by the global craze in Latin cuisine. Spanish TV Star and El Pais Columnist Boris Izaguirre embarks on a gastronomic tour of London’s blossoming Latin restaurants.
Gordon Ramsey might not have read the script when he dubbed Omar Allibhoy ‘the Antonio Banderas of cooking’. But Hollywood looks can’t hurt and, as Emma Cory finds out, the reference takes little away from the chef on a genuine revolutionary mission to bring Spanish food to the British masses.
"Pae-lah and chor-itzo for me, matey!" Yes strange sounding impressions of Iberian cooking seem still to pervade the British psyche. Many people will have heard of tapas (difficult to go wring with that pronunciation), the ubiquitously familiar way of presenting Spanish food to the public, but enquire as to a person's favourite, and a blank stare may often cloud her face. Here's Latinolife's guide to Spanish tapas.
There is nothing quite like the taste of an Argentine 'parrilla', whether its the waft of prime beef grilling from a Buenos Aires building site or its idyllic mingling with Eucalyptus whislt lying in the Pampa sun. Nobody raises, cuts and grills cow quite like the Argentines. So here's our tribute to the best meat in the world...