Tag Archives: Manhattan

‘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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Netflix Sets Up a ‘Marijuana Maze’ –and Other Drug-Related Adventures in Manhattan. No, really

As part of its ongoing marketing efforts to promote the Nov. 16 premiere of Narcos: México, Netflix thought it would be an awesome idea to set up a marihuana maze –and other narco-related experiences in the heart of Manhattan. Among … 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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Mexikosher Opens in New York City, Because Why Not?

You guys! Mexikosher (aka The Real Mexican Kosher) has opened its doors in Manhattan’s Upper West Side, bringing local residents some strange “Mexican” delicacies, including hot wings, nachos and rice bowls. According to the well-informed New York Times, MexiKosher is the … Continue reading

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This Pizza Joint in El Salvador Didn’t Get the 9/11 Memo

Photo: Laura Martínez, Santa Ana, El Salvador.

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What Would you Call a Mexican BBQ?… This. Apparently

I have found yet another example of “Mexican” food nonsense. Photo: Laura Martínez

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Episode VIII: The Mexicanization of Manhattan

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away…

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Just What This Blogger Needed: A Taco Encyclopedia

For those of you who still think tacos look like this, there’s literary aid coming your way. Mexican editor Déborah Holtz last night was in Manhattan, presenting La Tacopedia, the result of a five-year taco research documenting everything you’ll ever need to … Continue reading

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It’s Downtown vs. Uptown: ‘Men in White’ are not All Created Equal

It is Fleet Week in Manhattan, señores, and this blogger went out to flirt do some serious research about sailors and the like. The city was taken May 23 with men and women in uniform, wandering New York City’s streets … Continue reading

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Mexican Entertainment Takes Over the ‘Big Apple’

Not content with scaring the bejesus out of white families around the nation’s freeways, the Mexicans are now taking over the heart of the Big Apple: Times Square. Open 7 days a week, the Mexican Bar -and its scantily clad … Continue reading

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Dominican Bodega Owner Knows Mexicans Dress Weirdly, Lurk Around ATM’s

New York City’s Hamilton Heights, the cradle of the Hispanic lettuce, is also home to “Superior Market,” a Dominican-owned bodega that now caters to an increasingly Mexican clientele. Not only they offer Mexican produce, but they seem to know that … Continue reading

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I Might Not Be Beautiful, But I Crashed People en Español’s Bellos Party

You might have guessed this, but yesterday was not a good day for this blogger. It was the morning after People en Español’s Bellos Party, an annual ritual for me and 50 other beautiful Hispanics. This year, the party took … Continue reading

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