Best of Warsaw 2022: re-launch
When it came to revivals, there were none bigger in 2022 than the resuscitation of the Blue Cactus… When the Blue Cactus closed in 2017 after twenty-years of service, was that really the end? No, it was just the end of the first chapter. Revived in two parts over... Read more
Best of Warsaw 2022: Spice!
For fans of ethnic cuisine, the last couple of years have spawned numerous hits – but none, in our mind, have done as much as this fab four… Delhi 6 Jana Pawła II 41A Small and narrow, Delhi 6 is sparingly decorated with wipe-clean tables, exposed pipes and white... Read more
It’s… Cinco de Mayo!
Mexcellent! Fronting Dos Tacos since its inception, few chefs have done more to popularize Mexican cuisine than Isabel Balderas… WI: How has Poland’s Mexican scene changed in your thirteen years here? IB: Ooh, a lot. Back then, people were rarely interested in authentic. In fact, they were rarely interested... Read more
Delivery Hero: Gringo To The Rescue!
FeaturesRestaurants 20 March 2020 0
Mex-cellent Stuff! As the implications of a restaurant shutdown ring around Poland’s F&B sector, those involved in the industry have struck back in a spirited bid to keep the segment afloat – if the public can’t get to the restaurant, then take the restaurant to the public! Though delivery... Read more
Review: MariCruz_mission burrito
Mission: Accomplished! Born in San Francisco half-a-century back, the “Mission burrito” has touched down in Warsaw… Where Am I? You’ll find more elbow room on a submarine, but the tight dimensions of MariCruz simply add to the atmosphere. Exuding the rackety, rickety feeling of a food shack, it’s an... Read more
Mari Cruz Mission Burrito
Restaurants 1 March 2020 0
You’ll find more elbow room on a submarine, but the tight dimensions of MariCruz simply add to the atmosphere. Exuding the rackety, rickety feeling of a food shack, it’s an environment that’s ideal for such a simple street food staple as the “Mission burrito”. Speaking of which, what’s with... Read more
Restaurants 30 October 2018 0
Early teething problems exist: don’t be surprised to find the restaurant occasionally plunged into darkness – not so bad if you’re on the ground level, but more of a problem if you’re in the basement. Power outages aside, look forward to a jolly design, and the kind of food... Read more
Restaurants 20 May 2018 0
A cheerful Mexican joint with a neighborly spirit and a jaunty pair of rooms decorated with the requisite cacti and sombreros – never a bad sign, it’s small enough to hear the Mexican chef bantering with the owners. The menu doesn’t reach far beyond tacos, burritos and quesadillas, but... Read more
Preview: La Catrina
Few things stir excitement more than the opening of a new Mexican restaurant. Taking the spot once occupied by Café Baobab, La Catrina add further diversity to Saska with a concise menu of Mexican goodies served inside jaunty interiors set with cacti and sombreros. How was it? Either see... Read more
Restaurants 24 April 2018 0
Steamy, tight and sweaty, this pokey subterranean cavern has one key thing going for it: burritos that outrank the majority of ‘proper Mexicans’ in town. The salsas, too, are magnificent (ooh, pineapple), arguably the best in the city. Momencik ul. Poznańska 16 Read more