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It’s been a busy few weeks for Warsaw, ergo it’s been a busy few weeks for the Insider: new venues, second looks, old timers and return visits – we’ve packed in the lot the last few weeks, with the highlights being thus… Warszawski Sznyt: wow. You feel so close... Read more
El Barrio

El Barrio

Restaurants 22 May 2017 0

***CLOSED*** Famed for his long association with El Popo, chef Angel Aceves Vivanco has teamed up with Lourdes Estrada to create this cheerful-looking spot on the edge of New Town. Ringing with colorful patterns and mosaics, the effect is simple but reassuringly lively – the same can be said... Read more
Loco Mexicana

Loco Mexicana

Going Out 17 April 2017 0

Though their Polonized interpretation of Mexican food is bewildering, and at times even hilarious, Loco do at least stock a few decent beers. Twelve taps here serve a revolving choice of craft beers, and while the options aren’t anything radical, it’s a welcome find when in the depths of... Read more
Noce i Dnie

Noce i Dnie

BlogInsider News 13 February 2017 0

As far back as last summer seems, it’s not so distant as to render memories forgotten. Particularly lucid are recollections of the Nocny Market, the undisputed smash of the season. Set on the platform of a disintegrating train station, it was more than just an ultra cool street food... Read more
Maria Kolendra

Maria Kolendra

Restaurants 16 January 2017 0

The most likable trend of the past year? That’ll be Warsaw’s growing mania for Mexican food. Set in a small ‘pavilion’ building out in the Służew boonies, such is the authenticity that Maria Kolednra’s loyal band of devotees see nothing wrong in traipsing across the city for a taste... Read more
Review: Dos Tacos
Who doesn’t like asking for something that’s ‘under the counter’. It’s an action that promises something illicit and hidden: forbidden fruit savored only by those with a taste for the taboo. In the case of Dos Tacos, doing so means enquiring about their range of ‘salsa clandestinas’: extra hot... Read more
Gringo Bar Koszyki

Gringo Bar Koszyki

Restaurants 25 October 2016 0

Already a legend on account of their Mokotów location, the Gringo crew have expanded their operations with the opening of a new outlet in the Koszyki food hall. Fussy eaters claim this is a perverted, Polonized take on Mexican street food; others love it. All, however, agree that their... Read more
Mexican Month

Mexican Month

Partner news 27 September 2016 0

Art, music, film and food: coordinated by the Mexican Embassy, September has seen a rash of activity celebrating the colorful culture of Mexico. Thus far, events have included three days of film at the cult Kino Ilujzon as well as a Mexican Week held in the Sheraton’s Someplace Else... Read more
Restaurants: La Sirena
If I were to ever sit down and pen a tome charting Warsaw’s post-Communist culinary history (now there’s a good idea for someone), I’m certain a whole weighty chapter would be devoted to Tex Mex. At one stage it was massive. For Poles, these restaurants were a colorful glimpse... Read more
Om nom nom

Om nom nom

Restaurants 16 July 2016 0

***CLOSED*** Japanese meets Mexican: if there’s a more unlikely culinary marriage, then we’ve yet to hear it. Set inside a colorful, wacky space, the specialty here is the sushito, a long sushi wrap filled with the likes of sweetcorn, jalapenos and chicken panko. It sounds like it shouldn’t work,... Read more