Monthly Archives: April 2018

Today in ‘Mexican Entrepreneurship Knows No Limits:’ A Mobile Taquero 🌮 🍍

We might be living in 2018, but this “mobile taquero” is already in 2057. ¡Que viva el Trompomóvil! Hat tip: @OscarGutiez

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State Dinner Menu for Macrons to Feature Tomato Jam, a Sort of Fancy ‘Capsu’

First Lady Melania Trump has planned a state dinner for French president Emmanuel Macron –and wife– that incorporates the “celebrated gastronomy of New Orleans – a city founded by the French and still famous for its French Quarter.” According to multiple sources, said … Continue reading

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Yes. There is a ‘Cinco de Mayo Carne Asada’ Gadget

You guys must think I just make stuff up just to keep updating this wonderful blog and all. But no. Thanks to the ever creative minds of marketing professionals, there is always something new under the Latino-Hispanic muy caliente sun. … Continue reading

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Party City Wants you to Wear a Taco Headband and Shake your Maracas, Because Cinco de Mayo!

Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner, and the folks over at Party City are, like, super excited! So for this year’s Authentic Mexican FIESTA™, the retailer is peddling a $4.99 Taco Headband; a $7.99 Taco Hat, and plenty of … Continue reading

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AMLO’s ‘Sharp Critique’ of Trump –and Trump’s Wall, now Available in English

Mexican presidential candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador is running on an odd platform, enlisting politicians from all walks of life (and political positions) to his campaign. And while his politics and rhetoric have pretty much divided the country, there is … Continue reading

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A Truck and a Saltine Cracker: The Simple Pleasures of Childhood

Photo: Laura Martínez, CDMX

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A Border Wall Ain’t Got Nothing on These Mexicans

And they think a border wall will stop my people. LOL.

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