Tag Archives: Manhatitlan

‘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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