Category Archives: Food

Donald Trump’s Taco Bowl Tweet Brouhaha Proves Humanity [and Very Likely this Blog] Is Doomed

I seriously don’t know what’s worse, if Donald Trump tweeting a photo of himself on Cinco de Mayo eating a Taco Bowl (whatever that is) to say he loves Hispanics or the avalanche of serious, “investigative news pieces” from “real … Continue reading

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This Coffee Shop Will Be Making ‘Margarita Doughnuts’ on Cinco de Mayo… Because Cinco de Mayo

It’s a full seven days before May 5th, but the marketing nonsense around the American festivity known as Cinco de Mayo is in full swing. Take Kane’s Donuts, an “iconic Massachusetts doughnut shop,” which has sent out a press release (yes, a press release!) to … Continue reading

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Salma Hayek to Star as a Lesbian Taco in Upcoming Movie, Because Hollywood

Hold on to your sombreros! If you thought Hollywood was running out of awesome ideas, think again. Coming this summer to a movie theatre near you is The Sausage Party, an “adult animated film with talking food,” starring Seth Rogen as Frank, … Continue reading

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Tostitos Telenovela Features Catalina Creel, and Lots of Shirtlessness

Tostitos, the brand that gave us a noseless Sevillana pitching spicy salsa, is back with a [Latin] vengeance; this time with Botanas del cielo, a :60 telenovela that incorporates its new products into a hilarious, over-the-top plotline. Among this blogger’s favorite: An English-speaking version of eye-patched … Continue reading

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The Milwaukee Taco Fest Is all that Is Wrong with America

If you thought Cinco de Mayo was the ultimate Mexican-themed ridiculousness in America, wait till you see the inner workings of the Milwaukee Taco Fest, an annual extravaganza promising attendees “a day of taco tasting, tequila, margaritas, cervezas and tons of … Continue reading

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As Part of Ongoing Effort to Compete with New York, San Francisco Does Decent Tacos

I am not going to go into the whole East-Coast-Tacos-Are-Better-Than-California-Tacos-Controversy-Thing…. But, Tania González this week took this blogger to El Pato, a Downtown San Francisco joint serving pretty decent tacos: I spotted corn tortillas, chicken tinga, carne asada, refried beans, home-made salsa and … Continue reading

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Obama Goes to Cuba; Cubans Brace for the Dunkin’ Donuts Cuban Sandwich

It’s all over now. President Barack Obama is set to arrive Sunday, March 20 in Cuba, marking the first time a sitting U.S. president visits the island in nearly 90 years. And this, my friends, only means one thing. It means the … Continue reading

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