Gordon Ramsay speaks of his favourite Cornish tacos

Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay has spoken of his love for a Polzeath beach taco bar. The 52-year-old, who recently celebrated the birth of his fifth child, revealed that he was recently relaxing on a beach in Cornwall – enjoying tacos from a food truck. The Taco Boys UK food truck is actually a highly-rated, converted horsebox in Polzeath.

Hell’s Kitchen star Ramsay was speaking of the opening of his new restaurant Lucky Cat in Mayfair and touched upon critiques of a pop-up event he held last year.

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An online food writer described herself as ‘the only East Asian person in a room full of 30 to 40 journalists and chefs’, and said the restaurant’s approach was: ‘Japanese? Chinese? It’s all Asian.

Who cares?’

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Ramsay told the Daily Mail: “I have to turn a blind eye to that bulls*** now. I’m too busy. If it was ten years ago, I would stand up and tell them all to f*** off.

Now I’m a different beast. “Judge the food first, right? I go to some of the best Japanese restaurants in LA: 90 per cent of the cooking brigade are Mexican.

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“I was on the beach in Cornwall yesterday and there’s a place called Taco Boys UK: two young guys in a horsebox on the beach, selling the best tacos.

“I’ve got a lot friends who are Mexican chefs who would wet themselves if they tasted those tacos. Then there’s Jamie. He’s not Italian, he’s from Essex.

So what is this? We can’t go anywhere?”

Gordon Ramsay speaks of his favourite Cornish tacosGordon Ramsay loves Cornwall

Speaking of Jamie Oliver’s recent restaurant chain collapse, Ramsay revealed that he spent time with the chef last summer in Cornwall, shortly after he had to pay out GBP13 million to save some of his restuarants. He said: “We spent time together last year.

Jools and Tana have always had a lovely connection.

Jamie rented a house next door to us in Cornwall, we had a barbecue together and again we were drinking and talking at midnight.

But to see that vulnerability in his eyes at 42…”

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