Category Archives: Why I Love Mexico

Conan Goes to Mexico, Handles Street Tacos Like a Boss

You might not be aware of this, but Conan O’Brien is in Mexico City, thus having much better food — and fun — than the rest of us. This week, as part of his ongoing Mexico City adventure, the famed TV presenter … Continue reading

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Texans Want to Make Tacos the National Food of Texas. I’m Totally Cool with that, But…

A new change.org petition wants Texans to embrace the taco as a new official state symbol, because — as everybody knows — the taco is a waaaay more diverse dish than chili, the state dish of Texas since 1977. (Think about it: You … Continue reading

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Mexicans Welcome Conan with Conan-themed Pancakes

Ok, there’s a lot more going on with Conan O’Brien’s upcoming Mexico visit, but the only truly cool thing this blogger found in an otherwise long welcome video is the fact that “Conando” will get his own hot-cakes made at El Castillo … 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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Mexican Entrepreneurship Knows no Limits, Part VIII: How Good are These Elotes?

Mexico, the land that brought us El Chapo’s special gourmet coffee and original escape T-shirt, continues to foster local entrepreneurship. Take this small-business owner, who claims his 100% Mexican corn cobs and corn niblets are “so good even Trump buys from us.” … Continue reading

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NFL Goes Back to Mexico City, because who Can Resist a Weak Peso?

Looks like the NFL is becoming addicted to Mexican pesos. Barely a couple of months after the sold-out face off between the Raiders and the Texans in Mexico City, the NFL on Wednesday said it will return to the Mexican capital in … Continue reading

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Conan Is Heading to Mexico to Repair U.S.-Mexico Relations, Because Nobody Else Can

In these “interesting times,” in which the most important diplomatic decisions are made on Twitter, it’s only fitting that the only person that seems qualified to repair the much damaged U.S.-Mexico relation is… a television comedian. Sí, señor. Conan O’Brien, who jumped … Continue reading

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