A trip to Mexico to discover its food and drink left Joe Cribley with a taste for its authentic cuisine and the inspiration to bring it to Sheffield. That little adventure led to Bar Pina, created from a former engineering workshop in Kelham Island.Joehas worked at Great Gatsby on Division Street and was general manager at Picture House Social, got the chance to visit Mexico, courtesy of a tequila supplier.“Myself and my old boss spent two weeks in Mexico, travelled round and went to distilleries, immersing ourselves in the drinks culture and cuisine. We had an idea that the trip could launch a concept for a bar. That was about 18 months ago.“I came back with quite a fond liking for Mexican cuisine.”Joe reckons there are only three or four places in the North selling authentic Mexican food, as opposed to Tex-Mex. Joe said he’s not snobby about fajitas but they aren’t what he found in Mexico.He was fascinated to find some of the diverse influences brought … [Read more...] about EATING OUT: Kelham bar goes for taste of the real Mexico
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The World Cup is coming back to America.Nations at the 68th FIFA Congress in Moscow backed North America’s joint bid to host the 2026 World Cup. With a handful of games in Mexico and Canada but the majority in the U.S., the 2026 bid promises the richest and most lucrative tournament in the history of global soccer.The expanded 2026 men’s event, featuring 48 teams for the first time, will be played in 16 different cities -- 10 in the U.S., plus three sites in both Canada and Mexico. The U.S. will host 60 of the 80 matches, including the final, scheduled for MetLife Stadium outside New York City.“It’s a bit emotional for us today,” Carlos Cordeiro, president of U.S. Soccer, said after the vote. “The beautiful game transcends borders and cultures. Football today is the only victor, and in that spirit, we wish our Russian hosts and all the teams participating here this month, the very best of luck.”The winning bid got 134 votes, compared to 65 for … [Read more...] about U.S., Canada, Mexico Unite Long Enough to Win 2026 World Cup Bid
"The relations between Mexico and Russia have always been good. It's important to resume positive relations. The Mexico House in Moscow is an opportunity to show the Mexican culture so that Russian people learn more about Mexico, about the country's culture, and to build bridges between our cultures. We believe in bridges, not in war," the ambassador said. READ MORE: Over 5,000 Australians to Visit Russia for FIFA World Cup — Australian Team She added that the World Cup would show Mexican fans how great Russia is and they would continue visiting the country as tourists after the tournament. The Mexico House will be located at the Gostiny Dvor exhibition center, situated next to Red Square in the center of the Russian capital. The ambassador also stated, that from 35,000 to 45,000 Mexican supporters are expected to travel to Russia for the event. © Sputnik … [Read more...] about Mexico House in Russia to Help ‘Build Bridges’ Between Countries
US & Canada 17 January 2018 Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-39732845 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel One year ago, the US elected a man who prefers plain speaking to the language of diplomacy. Find out what President Donald Trump has said about your country, which foreign leaders he has met or called since taking … [Read more...] about What has Trump said about your country?
1 Jun From the section Scotland Share this with Digg Facebook Google LinkedIn Reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Copy this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/44336288 Read more about sharing. International friendly: Mexico v ScotlandVenue: Estadio Azteca, Mexico City Date: Sunday, 3 June Kick-off: 01:00 BSTCoverage: Watch on BBC One Scotland and repeated on BBC Two Scotland later on Sunday; text commentary on the BBC Sport websiteJames McFadden is confident Scotland will reap the benefits of their friendlies with Peru and Mexico when the Nations League begins.The Scottish FA faced criticism for arranging the two games so soon after the end of the domestic season.However, Scotland assistant coach McFadden says upcoming competitive matches make the summer trip important."There has been a lot of negativity about the trip, but I think we will gain out of it, I really do," he said.Mexico … [Read more...] about Scotland will ‘gain’ from Peru and Mexico friendlies