Mar 29, 2022 • 1HR 2M

Episode #36: Santiago Lastra

The chef and owner of Kol, a Mexican fine dining restaurant in London.

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Nicholas Gill
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Kol is an ambitious restaurant that would have been unheard of in London a decade ago. It’s a Mexican fine dining restaurant that is using primarily British ingredients, with the exception of Oaxacan corn and chiles. Santiago Lastra, Kol’s Cuarnavaca, Mexico born chef and owner who I speak with in this podcast, isn’t even bringing over avocadoes or lime…

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