Mexican Cuisine

Wahaca founders Thomasina Miers and Mark Selby are launching a new fast-casual concept in Brick Lane

Wahaca to open fast-casual format

By Mark Wingett

Wahaca, the Mexican street food restaurant concept led by Thomasina Miers and Mark Selby, is to launch a new fast-casual format called DF/Mexico next month in London’s Spitalfields.

Mark Selby and Thomasina Miers. Photos: Mat Quake

Business Profile: Wahaca

By Stefan Chomka

Wahaca founders Mark Selby and Thomasina Miers’ unconventional approach to business has created a burgeoning Mexican chain that’s showing no sign of slowing.

Poncho 8's new funding option means that the company could open up to 60 sites by the end of 2016

Poncho 8 secures funding for expansion

By Emma Eversham

Emerging Mexican restaurant chain Poncho 8 has secured funding from a small consortium of private investors in a bid to help it operate up to 20 new stores by the end of 2014. 

Eren Ali, founder of Las Iguanas. Photo: Rob Lawson

Business Profile: Las Iguanas

By Joe Lutrario

Back in 1991 Eren Ali bought a failed Italian restaurant on a Bristol back street. Two decades later, Las Iguanas is the biggest player in the South American space.