Category Archives: Marketing & Advertising

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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This Blog’s Christmas Cards are Ready! You’re Welcome

Before you go all crazy on me, let me clarify one thing: I did not invent the above awesomeness — of course. I have been busy taking siestas, eating tacos and sipping tequila (I’m Mexican, remember?) to be working on such an elaborate work of … Continue reading

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Florida Pharmacy Sells ‘Hispanic Drugs,’ Because Florida

This image, which has been doing the rounds on the Internet, couldn’t find a better home than this blog, which has dutifully documented the birth of Hispanic cheese; the deliciously weird tortilla-flavored chocolates; the Mexican Coca-Cola and even a Hispanic lettuce to go with your Hispanic tuna and … 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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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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New England Patriots Cheerleaders Go to Mexico; Explore Aztec Ruins in Tiny Shorts, Mingle with the Locals

It’s pretty safe to say that this blogger couldn’t care less about the NFL and/or what the Patriots, the Raiders or the Whatevers are up to. However, when the action of the so-called American football makes its way south of … Continue reading

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