Tag Archives: Hispanic food

This Company Wants you to Wrap your Infant in a Tortilla

The Tortilla Baby Swaddle Blanket & Knot Hat costs US$48 and it is -sadly- for real. Click on the photo for more info and how to get one for your delicious bundle of joy. UPDATE: I have just found the … Continue reading

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Americans Think we are Nostalgic for… Electric Quesadillas

Ever felt nostalgic about your abuela’s electric quesadillas? …. Well, not me, but if you are among those weird, improbable, nostalgic Hispanics who grew up eating flour-tortilla quesadillas made on an electric contraption, the folks of Nostalgia Electrics have you … Continue reading

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In Ongoing Effort to Desecrate Tacos, Americans Invent the Taco Takeover Game

As if Taco Bell’s efforts to sell your children “make-believe” Mexican food weren’t enough, some genius has come up with the Taco Takeover board game, a “fun-filled” game that will make sure your children grow up with a twisted idea of what my people (i.e. The Mexicans) really … Continue reading

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Hispanic Chips, Anybody?

As seeing by @julieedow at a medium-sized grocery store in suburban Kansas. ¡Ay, caramba!

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Chicago Market Wants you to Know These Chips are ‘Hispanic’

Marianos Market in Chicago seems to be aware of all the faux “Hispanic food” flooding the market these days, so it’s going the extra mile, labelling things properly, so customers can tell the difference between make-believe “Mexican food” and genuine Chichen Itzá-labelled, donkey-inspired corn chips. ¡Bravo! This … Continue reading

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This Pot is Ideal to Cook ‘Hispanic Food’ -Whatever that Means

The folks over at Cinsa know too well that “Hispanic Food” is a thing on this side of the continent; no matter most of us (the so-called Hispanic people) have absolutely no idea what “Hispanic food” means. In any case, if you feel the need … Continue reading

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The National Pork Board Wants Hispanics to be Inspired by Pork

The national organization known as the National Pork Board this week launched a Spanish-language version of its popular Pork Be Inspired website, inexplicably called Pork te inspira. And I say “inexplicably,” because as any bilingual person will tell you, cerdo or puerco would be … Continue reading

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OMG! My Local Bodega Sells Conasupo-Branded Tortillas

I cannot help but think Raúl Salinas de Gortari is behind this –somehow. Scary. But, heck, at least they’re gluten-free. Photo: Laura Martínez, Harlem 2014

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Are You Ready for Pringles Tortillas?

Only one day after I discovered -in horror- the existence of the Frito-stuffed Chicken Enchilada Melt, I learned that Pringles is quietly introducing a a new line of chips called Pringles Tortillas. In case you’re wondering, (I’m sure you are) the … Continue reading

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Research: Hispanics Love ‘Authentic’ Food, Including Make Believe American Tacos

When it comes to Hispanic eating habits, there is not such a thing as “enough research.” Take the latest from Technomic, a Chicago-based firm that this week revealed that Hispanics are more inclined to dine out than the general market. … Continue reading

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Attention, Hispanic Worshippers; Now You Can Pray at a Hispanic Church

There is nothing like a Sunday at a Hispanic church, before enjoying a Hispanic meal complete with Hispanic mayonnaise, Hispanic tuna and a good, healthy Hispanic lettuce. Have a wonderful Hispanic Sunday! Photo: @garsiknews taken in Washington, D.C.

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