Tag Archives: France

Dear People of France: You Had One Job

 

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YOU GUYS! The French are Selling ‘Chichis’ with Chocolate for Only 4.50 Euros

They look like churros, but apparently they’re boobs –or something like that. Photo: Laura Martínez, Bayeux, France 2019.

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Greetings from Paris, Home of the Mayonnaise au Chipotle

Awwww Paris… There is nothing like spending some quality time in the City of Lights, with its beautiful architecture, ubiquitous cafés, gorgeous boulevards… and authentic taquerías. Behold Chiquitin, the newest addition to Rue Henry Monnier (this blog’s temporary headquarters). The … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Latinas in Paris are as Hot as Latinas Everywhere!

These señoritas are hotter than hot, and they will be available for your viewing –and dancing– pleasure the night of December 31, 2017 at El Zapateo Latino, a Parisian Latin bôite in the heart of the Quartier Latin. Oui, oui… … Continue reading

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The Mexican Flag Flies in Paris, and NOT Because I’m Here

… But because moronic French President François Holland had the “brilliant” idea of inviting Enrique Peña Nieto as guest of honor at the military parade and other ceremonies marking France’s July 14 national holiday. I don’t know you but I feel … Continue reading

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French Café Google Translates Menu. Hilarity Ensues

The owners of the Café Cordial in Paris’ Opera District are very nice people. Not only do they make sure to mumble some English words for the crowds of American visitors who show up there everyday without speaking a word of French; but … Continue reading

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Happy Hours: Because the French are Better at Everything

As if I needed another reason to love France: Restaurants and cafés here offer Happy Hours, because, really, who needs only one? Vive La France! Photo: Laura Martínez, Paris 2015

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‘Le Burrito’ at this French Joint Will Give you ‘Le Diarrhée’

Fresh Burritos, a “fine” establishment in the heart of Lille, France, promises (in French) to serve you 100% Fresh Burritos (in English) and will prepare everything in front of your eyes! (yes, with an exclamation point!) I was tempted for a minute, but … Continue reading

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MiBlog Axiom #65: ‘The Farther you Go from Latin America, the Weirder your Latin Stuff Gets’

Hard to blame the owners of this “Latin” Café in Roubaix, France, for trying to add some color to a town, which once was ground zero for France’s textile industry, and now has succumbed to high unemployment and off-track betting … Continue reading

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Guacamole, in French, is ‘Le Guacamole’… and, for Some Reason, ‘Grande’ Becomes ‘Grandé’

This blogger was really hoping to take a break and enjoy some time off during this summer vacation. As it turns out, multicultural marketing knows no time off, nor borders  and it doesn’t cease to amaze me, no matter where … Continue reading

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