Tag Archives: Manhatitlan

Who Needs Zucaritas when you Can Have ‘Zuscarnitas?’

Leave it to Mexican taqueros in New York City to reimagine Frosted Flakes (Zucaritas, in Latin America) and turn them into something truly delicious: Tacos de Carnitas. Chomp, chomp! Hat tip: Queens Taco Correspondent Juan Diego Ramírez Photo: Eat the … Continue reading

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‘Fresh Mexican Waters Any Flavor?’… Yeah, Mexicans Will Understand…

After all these years in “America” I still haven’t found an accurate way to translate “aguas mexicanas” into English. Some would say “juice” (no, they’re not really juices) while others insist on “ice-tea”. Nope. Tampoco. Google Translate, of course, doesn’t … Continue reading

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HELP: Something Weird is Happening at JFK Airport

When you are so homesick that start seeing strange signals at the airport… Photos: Laura Martínez, Nov. 2018

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Who Needs a Border Wall when you Can Have Mexican Ices?

Saturday, July 22, 2017. President Trump might have some evil plans in store for my people (i.e. The Mexicans,) but — at least for now — some of us take great pleasure in the simple, little things. Like Mexican Ices … 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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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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This Taco Truck in Manhattan Has Best Name Ever

The food is not as awesome as the name, but it’s OK. Photo: Laura Martínez, 2016, Harlem

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