Category Archives: Food

It’s Time for ‘Chicharrones’ at the U.S.-Mexico Border

…Because even Border Patrol agents get their cravings for greasy snacks every now and then. Hat tip: Fernando Yee/Facebook

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French Café Google Translates Menu. Hilarity Ensues

The owners of the Café Cordial in Paris’ Opera District are very nice people. Not only do they make sure to mumble some English words for the crowds of American visitors who show up there everyday without speaking a word of French; but … Continue reading

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Happy Hours: Because the French are Better at Everything

As if I needed another reason to love France: Restaurants and cafés here offer Happy Hours, because, really, who needs only one? Vive La France! Photo: Laura Martínez, Paris 2015

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‘Le Burrito’ at this French Joint Will Give you ‘Le Diarrhée’

Fresh Burritos, a “fine” establishment in the heart of Lille, France, promises (in French) to serve you 100% Fresh Burritos (in English) and will prepare everything in front of your eyes! (yes, with an exclamation point!) I was tempted for a minute, but … Continue reading

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You Guys! I found a Mexican Taquero in Greece! [Almost]

He does look like a taquero, though…

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Asian-Mexican Fusion Food in Greece Looks Like This…

Buddha, mushrooms, cactai, sombrero…. What could possibly go wrong? ¡Ajúa! Photo: Laura Martínez, Eressos, Lesvos (2015)

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In Ongoing Effort to Desecrate Tacos, Americans Invent the Taco Takeover Game

As if Taco Bell’s efforts to sell your children “make-believe” Mexican food weren’t enough, some genius has come up with the Taco Takeover board game, a “fun-filled” game that will make sure your children grow up with a twisted idea of what my people (i.e. The Mexicans) really … Continue reading

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