Mexican Cuisine

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. 

Chilango's Meadowhall site will be followed by one at Bluewater

Mexican restaurant chain Chilango to expand in 2010

By Emma Eversham

Chilango, the fast casual Mexican restaurant chain founded by Eric Partaker and Dan Houghton, will open two more sites outside the capital this year and is planning to open a 'handful' of central London sites