Monthly Archives: January 2020

I May Have Found a Reason to Watch this Year’s Super Bowl …

I’ve never been a fan of so-called American football –and you wouldn’t catch me dead watching hours upon hours of a Super Bowl. But all this will very likely change on Sunday, February 2, 2020 when my favorite band EVER … Continue reading

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Taco Mahal Is Coming to New York City, and I’m not Ready for Gandhi-Zapata

Sources closer to Hell’s Kitchen than me (at least right now) tell me there’s a new, hipster-conceived Mexican-Indian restaurant coming my way. Called –what else?– Taco Mahal, this fusion eatery promises a “new concept in the realm of delicious tacos” … Continue reading

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Avocados From Mexico Releases Super Bowl LVI Commercial. It’s as Bad as Anything ‘Avo’ in America

Yeah, it’s already that time of the year when –not content with punishing this blogger with frigid temperatures –and plenty of avocado-hipster nonsense– corporate America starts releasing their Super Bowl teaser commercials. Enter the 2020 Avocados From Mexico’s Super Bowl … Continue reading

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Quincy, Massachusetts Preps ‘Latin-Inspired’ Eatery: Tacos, Nachos, that Kind of Thing…

Residents of Quincy, Massachusetts, are apparently very excited about Pearl & Lime, an upcoming 80-seat restaurant that promises fresh food with a “Latin flair,” targeting the demanding millennial palate. But what exactly do they mean by Latin flair? Well, I’m … Continue reading

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Wanna Grow Old? Go Buy Chicken at this Mexican Chicken Shop

Today in the always popular section of Mexicans: How can Anyone not Like us I give you this chicken shop somewhere in Mexico whose slogan is just perfect –and quite impossible to translate without losing all its beauty. But basically, … Continue reading

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AMLO Proposes Presidential Jet’s Raffle; Hilarity Ensues

No, I’m not making this up. Mexico’s president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador (aka AMLO) has proposed a raffle by the country’s National Lottery to sell the presidential plane. Tickets would go for about $25 dollars apiece, and while we’re not … Continue reading

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This Harlem Flower Shop Sells ‘Very Tasty Mexican Bread’

…and I couldn’t love my neighborhood any more Photos: Laura Martínez. Harlem 2020

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