Category Archives: Food

Crowdfunded Nuni Toaster Wants you to Believe Tortillas Need to be Toasted [They Don’t]

If you thought Flatev was a stupid tortilla-related, crowdfunded project, wait until you see Nuni, a “revolutionary” Indiegogo project that promises to give us “the world’s first tortilla toaster,” which is basically a toaster-looking-gadget to, ahem, “toast” tortillas. I hate to rain on Nuni … Continue reading

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Making Tacos in Space Is no Easy Feat

Samantha Cristoforetti attempts to make a taco aboard the International Space Station. The ingredients? Whole red rice with peas and turmeric chicken. Can’t wait to see her face Chris Hadfield in a space-taco-challenge-thing soon. Taco tip: @ZackWhittaker

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Joining the Always Popular ‘It’s Colombia, not Columbia’ Section, I Give you ‘It’s Empanadas, not Empañadas’

Thanks to America’s clueless obsession with the Latin culture and such, a new trend/hashtag is making its debut today on this venerable blog. Joining the always popular #ItsColombiaNotColumbia, I give you: #ItsEmpanadasNotEmpañadas And may I add… … Chingao! Photos via: @LParavano and @FavioUcedo 

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This Taco Truck in Manhattan Has Best Name Ever

The food is not as awesome as the name, but it’s OK. Photo: Laura Martínez, 2016, Harlem

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Mexican Government Responds to Trump’s Taco Bowl by Producing a 3-Minute Video about Tacos

On the heels of the now infamous Taco-Bowl Trump brouhaha, the Mexican Government has decided to address the insult by going into full-on diplomacy mode and doing what it does best: Investing a ton of money on a three-minute video about … tacos. Because… Mexico. Filing this … Continue reading

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New Mexican Restaurant in Harlem Features a $17 Tostada Appetizer, Because Why Not?

Awww, the wonders of gentrification! I remember when you could just go have a simple, no-frills, $1 taco around my neighborhood. But these days the Hamilton Heights-West Harlem area is rapidly filling up with posh, mostly unaffordable “ethnic” places, catering to a mostly … Continue reading

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Mexicans Tweaked Trump’s Taco Bowl; it Was a Thing of Beauty

On the heels of Donald Trump’s Cinco de Mayo Tweeter brouhaha, my people (i.e. Mexicans on Twitter) used a combination of Photoshop and hilarity to give Trump’s disgusting Taco Bowl a real Mexican flavor. The result was a thing of beauty. Tamales, anyone? As … Continue reading

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