Category Archives: Food

Mexican ‘Sufganivot,’ Anyone? New York Chef Gives New Meaning to Jewish Cuisine

Ever wondered what Mexicans eat around the Jewish holidays? Why, of course, a generous portion of Negra Modelo-braised brisket tacos, Jerusalem artichoke gratin puré and -what else?- dulce de leche-stuffed ‘Sufganivot’ for dessert. Yumi! Hat tip: The Science Babe

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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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The Taliban Go to Mexico; Find Delicious Way to Stay Relevant

Sadly, they don’t sell ‘gringas’ there… Photo: Laura Martínez (Mexico City)

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Tired of ‘Regular Thanksgiving?’ Make it a Latino Thanksgiving

Let’s be honest: Just as any other holiday, Thanksgiving has become mostly another good reason to eat and drink in excess (at least in my case.) But if a 3 pm “dinner” of turkey, pumpkin pie and cranberry sauce seems a little boring … Continue reading

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Marketing in the Time of Google Translate…

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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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This London Establishment Sells Bad Mexican Food –and Awful Spanish Grammar

The owners of this fine establishment in London would be well advised to take a quick Spanish-language course or –at the very least– brush up on their masculine and feminine nouns. But I guess they’re busy concocting “food” that they … Continue reading

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