Monthly Archives: May 2019

Brace Yourselves: The Gentrification of Veladoras Is Here

Prayer candles, better known among my people (i.e. The Hispanics) as veladoras, are making a splash among the avocado-loving millennial, non-Latin, non-religious crowd pushing their prices so high that you will wanna start praying for a raise. According to this … Continue reading

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Tequila Cazadores Wants me to Put a ‘Summer of Tacos Calendar’ on my Desk –for Some Reason

Marketing professionals are one creative bunch. Not content with bringing to market some awesome, creative and stupid products (i.e. the avocado toast sneakers or the Throw Throw Burrito Game) they have now conceived another innovative thing… I give you… the … Continue reading

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Millennials are Having ‘Brunch Tacos’ –Whatever that Means

Not content with pushing the price of guacamole to the roof and destroying anything that is good with avocados, millennials are now into something called brunch tacos, as reported by The New York Times, the same medium that gave us … Continue reading

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Americans are Putting Avocado on a Stick and I’m Screaming

Was this really necessary? The short answer is no, but it seems like Americans in general –and millennials in particular– continue to find ways to ruin everything. According to an unnecessarily long article, this thing was conceived by some dude … Continue reading

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Alexa Will Soon Speak Spanish –and it’s about Time!

According to numerous reports, Amazon is asking customers to participate in a program that will help the company build “a Spanish-language Alexa experience” for U.S. users. The program, which is currently invite-only, “will allow Amazon to incorporate into the U.S. … Continue reading

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This Harlem Bodega Has Best Name Ever

Photo: Laura Martínez, Harlem

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