Category Archives: Food

New Mexico Taquería Serves Food Items with Names like ‘The Wall,’ ‘Fake News’ –and Plenty of Typos

Would you eat a burrito with a name such as “Lock Her Up?” I didn’t think so, but someone does. Hanif Mohamed, a Muslim immigrant from Kenya, had the not-so-swell idea to open a taquería in Albuquerque with items he … Continue reading

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Eva Longoria to Direct Movie about Flamin’ Hot Cheetos. Yay!

Eva Longoria (aka this blogger’s favorite retroacculturated Latina) has landed the directing gig of movie about Richard Montanez, none other than the creator of the spicy Flamin’ Hot Cheetos snack. The Fox Searchlight biopic will tell the story of Montanez … Continue reading

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Thanos Twerks around Tacos and Tortas in the World’s Most Amazing Commercial

A restaurant in Boca del Río, Veracruz has found a winning combination to sell its products: Footage from Avengers: Infinity War, tacos, tortas and a super fun evil Thanos that twerks to show his penchant for Mexican food. A commercial … Continue reading

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Portland Is Hosting a Topless Taco Festival, Because Nothing Makes Sense Anymore

In an effort to raise funds –and awareness– around breast cancer, Portland is hosting a… Topless Taco Festival where visitors are encouraged to come topless for the tacos and booty short-clad for the burritos. And no, unfortunately this is not … Continue reading

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At Last, the Complete Set of Mexican Emojis in One Image

I’m almost certain that the readers of this blog will be able to identify all of these (otherwise, shame on you!). Needless to say, this blogger’s favorites are El subcomandante, the torta and the trompo al pastor. Still, hit me with questions (i.e. … Continue reading

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Still Can’t Cut a Damn Avocado? The Flexicado is Here to Help

Undeterred by the imminent danger posed by life-threatening avocados, non-Mexican hipsters simply refuse to give up their fascination with avo-toast (i.e. pan con aguacate) and other nonsensical avo-related things. So, they have come up with a solution… I give you … Continue reading

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There’s a Taco Bell Hotel in the Works and I Can’t Even

Not content with giving the mighty taco a VERY BAD NAME, Taco Bell is close to opening The Bell, a Taco Bell-themed pop-up hotel, which has some people really excited –for some reason. According to an inexplicably long news article … Continue reading

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