Category Archives: New York City

New York City Salon Will Give you the ‘Indian Virgin’ Look

I have no idea what this salon is up to, but in addition to a “refrigerio” Wednesday, they’re offering to implant you with the hair of an Indian virgin — for some reason. Photo: Jessica Solt Inwood, NYC

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Kate Spade Wants to Make Mariachis Great Again!

Mexican immigrants are not precisely popular these days –and I’m pretty sure we’ll all get deported real soon. But local mariachis are making their way to the world of high fashion, thanks in part to Kate Spade New York. The … Continue reading

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It’s Hard to Miss Mexico When you Live in Nueva York

Follow me on Instagram using the hashtag #Manhatitlán (with an accent over the á) to see what I mean… I am a sucker for this pueblo. Via: Instagram/Miblogestublog

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Tandurero = The Mexican Guy who Runs your Tandoori Oven

Photo: Carolina González

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Someone Made a Pizza Topped with Tacos and Guacamole, Because New Jersey

Tony Boloney’s, an eatery in — where else? — Hoboken, NJ, has concocted The Taco Pizza, an abomination made of queso Oaxaca, carne asada chipotle and a “solid heaping of cheese on top of pizza dough.” Keep reading on the link … Continue reading

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Tamales Know no Borders

The so-called President can say whatever he wants, and build a wall as big as his ego, but my people continue to make this blogger (and many more Mexicans) very happy on this side of the border. Photo: Laura Martínez, 2017. … Continue reading

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Michael Jordan’s Steak House Now Serving $12 Tacos

New York City’s Michael Jordan’s The Steak House has jumped into the UTW (Unaffordable-Tacos-Wagon) with the introduction of a $12 New York strip taco, generously featuring  guacamole *and* pico de gallo. Please note that for that price you will only be able to … Continue reading

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