Monthly Archives: October 2011

Introducing the “Authentic” Hispanic-Inspired Tuna!

Marketing geniuses have given us culturally-relevant Hispanic cheese; deliciously weird tortilla-flavored chocolates, Mexican Coca-Cola and even a Hispanic lettuce. So it was really just a matter of time before somebody came up with a Hispanic tuna. And that day, my friends, has finally … Continue reading

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What the Hell is a Peruvian-Inspired Beer House?

I have no idea, but I’m about to find out. So stay tuned for a full report Wednesday (or Thursday if the hangover turns out to be brutal and/or the owners decide to kick me out of there before the … Continue reading

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Corona Wants you to Have a Very ‘Appy’ Hour

If you are going to get creative with your advertisement, and use the top of two beer bottles as substitute for the letter “h,” you might as well want to spell check your copy, so that winners will “receive” prizes and … Continue reading

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I Have Two Questions About JLo’s Fiat 500 Spot

1. Where in New York City can I drive that fast, with no traffic, nor traffic lights? 2. How did JLo manage to fit her gigantic derrière in that tiny little vehicle? Anyone?

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Here’s What a Bicultural Scooter Looks Like

Of of the perks of living in New York City, is that you don’t really have to chose between cultures. You can drive around your Made-in-China scooter and proudly display your American and Mexican flags. Oh, and while you’re at … Continue reading

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Here’s your ‘Cielito Lindo’ Singing Collage via Southwest Airlines

Remember Southwest’s unusual plan to show respect and appreciation for us, the Hispanics? Well, here’s what went down at some point, during the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month in the Hispanic-friendly skies… Enjoy!

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