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This London Establishment Sells Bad Mexican Food –and Awful Spanish Grammar

The owners of this fine establishment in London would be well advised to take a quick Spanish-language course or –at the very least– brush up on their masculine and feminine nouns. But I guess they’re busy concocting “food” that they … Continue reading

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I Can’t ‘Wrap’ my Head Around the Half Mexican Chicken

Let’s forget for one second that most of the ingredients on this “thing” look everything but Mexican… What I really need to know is: Is this London food market selling us a chicken that is half Mexican? If so, what’s the other half? British? Or … Continue reading

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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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Disneyland: Now Peddling Elotes, Because Hispanic Marketing

I might be Mexican, but when I think of the magical kingdom of Disneyland, the last thing that comes to mind is a “street style” elote con chile *and* a colorful piñata/sarape background. How’s that for cultural appropriation?

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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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Upon ‘Successful’ Run in Ohio, Taco Bell’s Quesalupa Goes National

As part of its ongoing effort to desecrate Mexican food, Taco Bell says it will roll out systemwide its ridiculously named Quesalupa — melted pepper Jack cheese stuffed into a flaky, crisp shell “that serves as a vehicle for seasoned beef, … Continue reading

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Who Knew? Aztecs were into Pancakes

  Photo: Laura Martínez, Manhatitlán 2015.  

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