Sunday 4 September 2016

Yelp's Saturday Afternoon MexiFest in Spitalfields

Yelp, the app that gives you the best local stuff to do, is holding a Mexican festival in Spitalfields on Saturday 10th September with KanKun sauces, with gorditas, torta pocket sandwiches, Mexican cheeses and iced paletas to mention a few, plus fashion, arts and games.  It runs from 12 noon to 6pm, and is free to get into, if you have the Yelp app on your phone.

"London’s Mexican scene goes far beyond just tequila and tacos, that’s why online urban city guide and app, Yelp is teaming up with award-winning KanKun sauces and the Mexican Chamber of Commerce in Great Britain to show London the best of Mexico on your doorstep. MexiFest is taking over Spitalfields Market on 10th September to celebrate Mexican Independence Day.  
Yelp and KanKun are bringing together some of the capital’s most authentic Mexican providers for what is set to be London’s biggest free entry celebration of Mexican food, drink and culture. 
Sample traditional delights including gorditas, torta pocket sandwiches, Mexican cheeses and iced paletas to mention a few. You’ll also be able to immerse yourself in Mexican culture including fashion, arts, entertainment and games. There will even be giant piñatas and a replica luchador ring complete with traditional Mexican wrestlers.  
The event is free to enter by simply signing up to Yelp and checking-in on the app, or making a £10 charitable donation. This and some of the proceeds from the event will go to Misión México, who help orphaned children in Mexico. Once inside, there’ll be a number of free samples as well as the opportunity to buy all the delicious Mexican treats you can handle."
Mexican food and drinks from:
Cafe Pacifico specialising in a range of Mexican cuisine 
Gringa Dairy's delicious Mexican cheeses 
KanKun Sauce's firey traditional hot sauce 
Latiendita's Mexican food and candy
Lupita Reataurants' amazing eats 
Mexcandy's sweet Mexican candy 
Paleta Girls' Mexican paleta, or ice lollies 
Tamal UK's delicious dishes 
TequilaFest 2016's tequila! 
Mexican fun from:
AyQueChula, showcasing traditional Mexican fashion
Hecho en Mexico, a Mexican radio program based in London 
Lucha Libre World, traditional Mexican luchadors to put on a wrestling show 
Mestizo Folklore Group, traditional Mexican dancing 

Mission Mexico's amazing charity work.

When - Sat 10th September, 12 noon - 6pm

Where - Bishop Square, Spitalfields Market, London E1 6EW

Tickets - Free with the Yelp app


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Link - MexiFest

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