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This London Chef Wants you to Put Pineapple Ketchup on Cornflake-crumbed Tacos

The lockdown resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic has been tough on Thomasina Miers’ children. That is why the co-founder of Wahaca, London’s weirdly-named Mexican eatery, has concocted a recipe for tacos that are… well… sure to please Londoners. We’re talking … Continue reading

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Cinco de Mayo in the Time of Coronavirus Is Just as Dumb as Regular Cinco de Mayo

No access to the outside world? No problemo! District Taco, a so-called taquería based in I-don’t-know-where-but-not-Mexico wants you to know that you can “take back your right to fiesta” by ordering the coronavirus-special sheltering in place combo: Delicioso steak fajitas, … Continue reading

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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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Quincy, Massachusetts Preps ‘Latin-Inspired’ Eatery: Tacos, Nachos, that Kind of Thing…

Residents of Quincy, Massachusetts, are apparently very excited about Pearl & Lime, an upcoming 80-seat restaurant that promises fresh food with a “Latin flair,” targeting the demanding millennial palate. But what exactly do they mean by Latin flair? Well, I’m … Continue reading

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Americans Celebrate National Taco Day; I Suffer Immensely

There is nothing more depressing for this blogger than National Taco Day. So I’m just going to leave this here and brace myself for 2020. CLICK ON THE FOLLOWING SLIDESHOW TO FEEL MY PAIN

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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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New Mexico Taquería Serves Food Items with Names like ‘The Wall,’ ‘Fake News’ –and Plenty of Typos

Would you eat a burrito with a name such as “Lock Her Up?” I didn’t think so, but someone does. Hanif Mohamed, a Muslim immigrant from Kenya, had the not-so-swell idea to open a taquería in Albuquerque with items he … Continue reading

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Thanos Twerks around Tacos and Tortas in the World’s Most Amazing Commercial

A restaurant in Boca del Río, Veracruz has found a winning combination to sell its products: Footage from Avengers: Infinity War, tacos, tortas and a super fun evil Thanos that twerks to show his penchant for Mexican food. A commercial … Continue reading

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Portland Is Hosting a Topless Taco Festival, Because Nothing Makes Sense Anymore

In an effort to raise funds –and awareness– around breast cancer, Portland is hosting a… Topless Taco Festival where visitors are encouraged to come topless for the tacos and booty short-clad for the burritos. And no, unfortunately this is not … Continue reading

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At Last, the Complete Set of Mexican Emojis in One Image

I’m almost certain that the readers of this blog will be able to identify all of these (otherwise, shame on you!). Needless to say, this blogger’s favorites are El subcomandante, the torta and the trompo al pastor. Still, hit me with questions (i.e. … Continue reading

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There’s a Taco Bell Hotel in the Works and I Can’t Even

Not content with giving the mighty taco a VERY BAD NAME, Taco Bell is close to opening The Bell, a Taco Bell-themed pop-up hotel, which has some people really excited –for some reason. According to an inexplicably long news article … Continue reading

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Tequila Cazadores Wants me to Put a ‘Summer of Tacos Calendar’ on my Desk –for Some Reason

Marketing professionals are one creative bunch. Not content with bringing to market some awesome, creative and stupid products (i.e. the avocado toast sneakers or the Throw Throw Burrito Game) they have now conceived another innovative thing… I give you… the … Continue reading

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Prayer Rugs, Tacos, Turbantes: It’s all Coming Together and you should be Freaking out!

Not content with informing the world that my people (i.e. the Mexicans) are nothing but a bunch of rapists and drug dealers, President Donald Trump is now expressing concerns about prayer rugs (PRAYER RUGS!) found on the Southern border. And this, my … Continue reading

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Greetings from Paris, Home of the Mayonnaise au Chipotle

Awwww Paris… There is nothing like spending some quality time in the City of Lights, with its beautiful architecture, ubiquitous cafés, gorgeous boulevards… and authentic taquerías. Behold Chiquitin, the newest addition to Rue Henry Monnier (this blog’s temporary headquarters). The … Continue reading

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That Time Morgan Freeman Was Spotted Making Tacos in Guanajuato

Every now and then, the above photo of a Morgan Freeman look-alike in Guanajuato, Mexico, comes back to make the rounds on Mexican Twitter. Today was one of those days. I don’t know about you, but I think there’s nothing more delicious than … Continue reading

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