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Taco Mahal Is Coming to New York City, and I’m not Ready for Gandhi-Zapata

Sources closer to Hell’s Kitchen than me (at least right now) tell me there’s a new, hipster-conceived Mexican-Indian restaurant coming my way. Called –what else?– Taco Mahal, this fusion eatery promises a “new concept in the realm of delicious tacos” … Continue reading

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Who Needs Banks When you Can Have Tacos Instead?

If there was any doubt that Mexicans have taken over the USA, take a walk on the wild side… of The Bronx; more especifically, around Webster Avenue, one of the borough’s longest throughfares, and you’ll come across El Rancho, formerly NY Capital Bank, and … Continue reading

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Just a Regular Wednesday Evening Shopping for Food in Manhattan

Photo: Laura Martínez, UWS 2015 

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Dear NAHJ: I Love the ‘Ñ’ But… Was this Really Necessary?

The National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) will be soon hosting its Latinas in Media Conference in New York City, which I’m sure it will be interesting and all. As a former member of your great organization, I hope you don’t … Continue reading

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Mexicans in New York are Also Tired –and Pissed– about Ayotzinapa

I wish I had something funny to say about what’s happening in Mexico these days. But I can’t. Nobody can. This has got to be the one time in which this blog has had to put on a sad face. Mexicans today … Continue reading

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NYC’s Newest Mexican Eatery Features a $5 Camote. I’ll Pass

Via: Gothamist

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Episode VIII: The Mexicanization of Manhattan

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

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‘El Bloombito’ Now Greeting you Aboard NYC Taxis

Bill De Blasio might be the new mayor of New York City, but it looks like he has hired El Bloombito to work on the “Spanish-language” welcome messages aboard New York City taxis. I kind of want to reproach Mr. De Blasio … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Mexican Food in New York City

It is no secret that we (i.e. “The Mexicans”) are taking over the so-called Big Apple. And we are doing this quietly and deliciously, by replacing your Ketchup with salsa; your bagels with tortillas; your apple pie with buñuelos, etc. … Continue reading

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