Category Archives: Fusion

This Parisian Restaurant Specializes in Latin American Food –Whatever that Means

This only proves what I’ve been saying, like, forever: The farther you go from Latin America, the more generic our food becomes. Photo: Laura Martínez, Paris. 2017.

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Asian-Mexican Fusion Food in Greece Looks Like This…

Buddha, mushrooms, cactai, sombrero…. What could possibly go wrong? ¡Ajúa! Photo: Laura Martínez, Eressos, Lesvos (2015)

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What do Jorge Ramos and John Oliver Have in Common? U.S. Machines Don’t Understand their Accent

During a brief trip to New York for Upfronts Week, Univision host Jorge Ramos took some time to interview John Oliver. They touched on many serious — and not so serious — topics, including Oliver’s memorable interview with Edward Snowden, which led to the following exchange: Jorge Ramos: Why … Continue reading

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Armed with a Good Pair of ‘Cojones,’ Jorge Ramos Asks Enrique Peña Nieto to Resign

I know this video has been going around for several days now, and that many of you have already seen it, tweeted it, instagramed it, facebooked it, etc. Still, this blog had to make sure this footage also lives here, not only for ‘posterity’ … Continue reading

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Brave Irishman in Utah will be Making Tacos for St. Paddy’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day was already this blogger’s favorite binge-drinking U.S. holiday, and now there’s even more reason to celebrate. Paul Crowley, age 81, and grandsons will be taking advantage of the Mexican-themed celebration to host the grand opening of O’Crowley Irish Tacos & … Continue reading

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Pssst, Americans: This is How you Celebrate a Goal

#COL GOAL CELEBRATION DANCE DOT GIF. http://t.co/fujoHVqG4C — Jeff D Lowe (@JeffDLowe) junio 19, 2014 via: @JeffDLowe Oh, did I mention this advice also applies to the Europeans?

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Just in Time for Cinco de Mayo: Taco Bell Eatery Will Serve Mexican Car Bombs

Speaking of Mexican things that make no sense, this blog’s Gringo West Coast Correspondent just informed me that Taco Bell is testing a restaurant concept that -among other things- will be serving Mexican Car Bombs. See? I had to learn … Continue reading

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