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Celebrate Mexican Culture in London at the Mezcal Festival

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Film Editor
Updated: 6 September 2017
The first ever Mezcal Week in London will take place from September 11–17, bringing the best of Mexican culture, food, art and drink to the capital.

The week will end with a fantastic two-day tasting-menu extravaganza which will feature some of the best Mexican food from restaurants such as Bad Sports, Santo Remedio and Temper. Mezcal enthusiasts will get to sample 50 varieties of the drink, from over 30 brands.

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The two aficionados behind it all – Thea Cumming and Melanie Symonds – along with producer Lucie Massey, have put together a series of events exploring the unique place mezcal holds in Mexican culture.

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● Monday – A Mezcal Pairing Dinner with Edson Diaz-Fuentes, at his restaurant Santo Remedio

● Tuesday – Mezcal sampler with Mezcal Master Jon Anders at Santo restaurant

● Wednesday – Panel Discussion on ‘The Future of Mezcal’ and Blind Tasting at The Bloomsbury Club Bar

● Wednesday – Coffee, Chocolate & Mezcal tasting at Wahaca, Charlotte Street

● Thursday – Bartender’s Brunch at Café Pacifico

● Thursday – El Grito! At Pop Brixton

● Friday – Independence day party at Club Makossa

● Saturday – Tasting Festival at Unit 5 Gallery & Yard

● Sunday – Tasting Festival at Unit 5 Gallery & Yard

For more information and to book tickets, please visit: www.londonmezcalweek.com