Monthly Archives: September 2019

Who Needs Zucaritas when you Can Have ‘Zuscarnitas?’

Leave it to Mexican taqueros in New York City to reimagine Frosted Flakes (Zucaritas, in Latin America) and turn them into something truly delicious: Tacos de Carnitas. Chomp, chomp! Hat tip: Queens Taco Correspondent Juan Diego Ramírez Photo: Eat the … Continue reading

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José José Is Dead –and I Have nothing Funny to Say

You probably don’t know this, but José José (né José Rómulo Sosa Ortiz) was not only one of my favorite Mexican singers; he was pretty much responsible for a lot of crying during my yesteryears. So many of my memories … Continue reading

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Not All Latinos Are Created Equal –and Goya Knows it

So much for the bad blood between this blogger (i.e. yours truly) and Hispanic Heritage Month. Goya has launched a new campaign which is actually a fun way to show America what I HAVE BEEN SAYING, like, FOREVER: That not … Continue reading

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Did you Lose a Loved One? Worry Not; America Has you Covered

Lost your abuelita to old age? Did your tío just get deported? Worry not. There’s a greeting card for that! *Everything is cool, but would it hurt them to put that accent over the “o”

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Next Time you Hear about those ‘Bad, Lazy Mexicans’…

… just go over these photos and watch the following video. NOTE: These images are not mine. I was fortunate enough to be elsewhere when the Sept. 19, 2017 earthquake struck. I just thought all of what has happened so far in … Continue reading

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Mexican Silversmith Has Crafted the Best Charm Collection Ever

Today in things I didn’t think I needed until today: Tane’s Mexican charm collection, featuring conchas, trompos, chupones, calaveras, piñatas and my personal fave: a traditional tortilla maker. You know where to find me. Send them all to me, pretty … Continue reading

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Mexican Independence Day is Around the Corner: Show Some Respect and Dress Accordingly

I don’t know about you, but I do take national holidays very seriously, especially when it comes to drinking and eating like there’s no tomorrow. So, in celebration of my very recent double-citizenship bonanza, I am pulling all my U.S.-based resources … Continue reading

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