Hat tip: Teresa Bouza
Dear Dominique Ansel and Alex Stupak,
I seriously think you guys are lovely and all, but can you please — PLEEEEASE — not call your “swirl of roasted corn caramel, lime zest, sea salt, and smokey salsa verde on the side” concoction an ice-cream taco?
See? I’m getting old and can die from a heart attack real soon.
Thank you in advance for your cooperation
Hat tip: Ridiculous NYC food correspondent Lisa Paravano
Are you about to get intimate with that hot gal/dude you bumped into while Pokémon Go-hunting? If so, why burn any incense when you can burn a Latin Lover-themed one?
Behold the “Latin Lover premium hand-dipped shorties,” now on sale at Cindy’s Sex Shop* in Austin, Texas.
My country is the bestest…
On Friday night, after rumors that El Chapo Guzmán had escaped from a Mexican prison for the third time began appearing on social media, Mexico’s Secretary of the Interior, Miguel Osorio Chong, posted the above photo, with one simple message: “For the rumors, an image…”
Osorio Chong’s tweet was not only liked and retweeted by thousands of tuiteros, but it proved — once again — that Mexico is home of the surreal and the truly hilarious.
Wanna see the memes about this photo? Check back soon. This blogger is too busy
planning her summer vacation working
Para los rumores, una imagen… pic.twitter.com/REgkwIlMuJ
— Miguel A.OsorioChong (@osoriochong) 9 de julio de 2016
OK, you know the drill. No matter how tragic a situation will get, Mexicans will always see the funny side of the whole thing.
And the avocado shortage of late is no exception.
In case you have no idea what’s going on, prices of avocado have risen by more than 90 percent since the end of 2015, mostly because Mexico’s biggest ever harvest is coming to an end and a new one is not yet ready. On top of that, the shortage has coincided with a sharp fall in U.S. production caused by heatwave in California, hitting the the Fourth of July weekend, the second largest avocado consumption event of the year in the U.S. after the Super Bowl.
You might think an avocado shortage in a place like Mexico would be no laughing matter, but then again, you do not know Mexicans.
Here are some of my faves, explained for the monolingual crowd.
GET ONE KILO OF AVOCADO: SIX MONTHS WITHOUT INTEREST
2. WHEN YOU WANT AVOCADO IN YOUR TORTA, BUT YOU ARE POOR
3. SHOULD I BUY A KILO OF AVOCADO OR AN IPHONE 6?
JUST THROW SOME EXTRA AVOCADO TO THE AVOCADOS
CARLOS SLIM LOSES HALF HIS FORTUNE AFTER ORDERING ENCHILADAS WITH EXTRA AVOCADO
MARRY ME; I’M LOADED