Category Archives: Food

Finding a Job in Hispanic New York Is a Real Challenge

God, please grant my people the wisdom to properly navigate/figure out job postings in my beloved New York City Photo: Laura Martínez

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Some Dude Claims to be an Expert in ‘Double-Decker Tacos’

You might not know who Tyler Kord is, but according to The Cooking Channel, Tyler Kord is the go-to dude for making double-decker-tacos, an abnormal concoction, which I’m sure is very popular in Tyler Kord’s kitchen and among Tyler Kord’s friends and readers of Tyler Kord’s … Continue reading

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Sir Richard Branson Will not be Making you Tacos [Thank God]

So much for the VTG (Virgin Taco Gate). Virgin, Virgin Mobile and Sir Richard Branson himself vehemently — and hilariously– have denied any involvement with the upcoming taco chain known as Virgin Tacos. Virgin Mobile Mexico’s press release was actually funny … Continue reading

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It’s Retro Thursday: Meet Salma Hayek in Her Very Beginnings

Salma Hayek de Pinault was not always rich, fabulous and sophisticated. She used to make TV commercials in her native Mexico, like this one (my personal favorite) for the sadly extinct Burger Boy chain. Enjoy! Translation: “I am Little Red … Continue reading

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Coffee Mate Preps Telenovela, Because Why the Hell Not?

Not content with bringing my people (the Hispanics) a line of Latin-inspired creamers, Nestle’s Coffee Mate tonight is premiering a telenovela: Crema con aroma de café, presumably because only a good, steamy drama will compel us to put chemically-processed stuff into our café sin leche. Coffee Mate’s … Continue reading

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Quick! Someone Tell Fresh&Co this is NOT what Poblano Food Looks Like

If you happen to walk around New York City these days, you’ll likely find huge signs advertising the latest “vegan” creation from Fresh&Co.: The Puebla Vegan Grilled Cheese, a “black bean & corn salad, smashed avocado, vegan cheese sandwich on sourdough bread.” … Continue reading

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NYC’s Newest Mexican Eatery Features a $5 Camote. I’ll Pass

Via: Gothamist

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