Category Archives: California

Starbucks, Now Serving Coffee with a Dash of Racism

Paisanos BEWARE! Next time you go to a Starbucks and order a venti, tall, mocha, latte, foamy frapuccino (or whatever the hell it is they call a coffee over there) make sure to leave some room for … racism. In … Continue reading

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Move Over, Cronut… Here Comes the Tacro, a Croissant-Taco Mashup

Not content with giving us the cronut and the biscuit taco, America is at it again, this time with the “Tacro,” a mashup of a –yes, you guessed it– taco and a croissant that apparently is already selling like hot-cakes. The … Continue reading

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Now You Can Get High on Tamales, Because California

Have you ever had a delicious meat-filled, spicy tamal but thought: ‘Heck, this is is missing something?’ Worry no more: Señorita Sensi, a San Diego-based maker of Mexican edibles, has you covered. As founder Yvanne Castañeda, a legitimate marijuana medical patient, told … Continue reading

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Why Wear Any Sweatshirt when you Can Wear a Chapo Sweatshirt?

It might not be El Chapo’s original t-shirt, but this cozy sweatshirt will surely come in handy for the chilling temperatures hitting America these days. Oh, and if chapowear is not your thing, go with the Pablo Escobar one instead. … Continue reading

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Taco Bell is Testing a Burrito Loaded with French Fries

If you freaked out when you read the news about Taco Bell’s chocolate-flavored pubic lice, you’ll definitely want to hear about the chain’s next outrageous proposition: Introducing The California Loaded Fries Burrito, a burrito stuffed with –yes, you guessed it!–  … Continue reading

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Taco Bell’s Thanksgiving Menu is so Ludicrous, it’s Actually Funny

Taco Bell’s Friendsgiving menu is so ridiculous, it’s actually funny. Among my faves: The turkeritos; the pumpkin spice caramel apple empanadas; the chocolate churros with chile ancho and –of course– the butternut squash chalupa bites. Fortunately for ALL of us, Taco … Continue reading

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You Guys! It’s National Menudo Month in America

Marketers are one restless bunch. Not content with giving us National  Taco *and* Vodka Day, National Guacamole Day, Cinco de Mayo and all those wonderful faux culinary celebrations, a California brand of canned “Mexican food” informs me we’re in the … Continue reading

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