Category Archives: Awkard homages

This Company Wants you to Celebrate the Holidays with Vegan, Make-Believe Buñuelos

Some company in Texas wants you to celebrate the holidays with the ultimate Latin-inspired treat: Cinnamon crisp “mini-buñuelos,” which are not only cooked in 100% avocado oil, but are also paleo, vegan and gluten free… Just like the ones my … Continue reading

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Laugh Tracks Make AMLO’s Speeches Bearable —and Very Entertaining

AMLO’s long pauses make you nervous? Worry not. I give you “Sitcom AMLO” where canned laughter will make everything so much better… Via: Reddit Mexico

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Evo Morales Flies to Mexico Wrapped in Mexican Flag; Hilarity Ensues

Evo Morales, the former president of Bolivia who resigned under pressure from protesters and the military, flew to Mexico City on November 11th after the country’s top foreign official confirmed he had been granted asylum in the country. In a … Continue reading

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Is this Mexican Taquería Peddling Vegan Tacos or Guacamole with no Green Peas? 🤔

Taco Inn, one of Mexico City’s many ubiquitous taquerías, has jumped on the vegan bandwagon with what looks to be meat-looking meatless tacos. A promo image posted recently by a Twitter user looks to promote a set of vegan tacos … Continue reading

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This Beer Wants to Pay Homage to Aguas Frescas –for Some Reason 🙄

Just when you thought marketers couldn’t get any more creative, a new partnership is here to bring us Mural, a “joint homage to the classic agua fresca that also pushes the boundaries of what a beer can be.” Mural is … Continue reading

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Day of the Dead Is the New Cinco de Mayo –and I Can’t Even

Come November, there’s one thing that really, really, gets on my nerves (besides pumpkin-spice stuff, of course) and that is America’s obsession with the Mexican tradition known as Día de Muertos (basically Day of the Dead) or as some gringos … Continue reading

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Hispanic Halloween in Harlem Be Like… 

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