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Multi-ethnic sanctuary city Los Angeles is full of ethnic neighborhoods — Little Tokyo, Little Armenia, Tehrangeles, and more. In this episode of his CNN series, Anthony Bourdain stops by the nighttime food market in L.A.’s Westlake District – Little Guatemala.

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When you bite into a taco, you are tasting the results of an ancient chemical process called nixtamalization. It’s a technique that hasn’t changed much since 1500 BCE, and along the way it helped the Aztecs rise to power and made tortillas softer, tastier, and much more nutritious. Today, Benjamin Miller and Christina Martinez are the only chefs in Philadelphia making their tortillas from scratch, which means they practice the ancient art of nixtamalization. [Mas…]

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[Special guest artist POCHO’s Chicano Punk Rock Artesano JUNCO CANCHÉ.]

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La Cucaracha: What can we learn when teachers go on strike? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz May 16, 2018 Cartoons
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Mother and daughter finally get to hug at the border (video)

by Comic Saenz May 16, 2018 Cultura
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In Great Big Story: Love Beyond Borders: Mom and Daughter by haimy assefa, a mother and daughter get a rare chance to hug when the border fence is briefly opened. I’m not crying you’re crying

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La Cucaracha: Why do ammosexuals want to arm teachers? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz May 15, 2018 Cartoons
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Nightmare on Your Street: You can say that I’m a DREAMER (video)

by Andalé Mono May 15, 2018 Cultura
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In DREAMER, an ordinary Latino dude comes home from work and discovers he has been replaced by a whiter version of himself. And Ms. Latino Dude? Don’t ask! [Written by and starring Eddie Mujica; directed and edited by Chris Sturgeon.]

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Pobre Puerto Rico still can’t get a break (toon)

by ERIC J. GARCIA May 11, 2018 Cartoons
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Around Our Town: What to do, where to go this Mother’s Day Weekend

by CHALE KNICKERBOCKER, SOCIETY EDITOR May 11, 2018 Cultura
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BRUNCH: Nothing makes for a mellow mom like the All You Can Drink Micheladas Mother’s Day Brunch at stylish Bar Racho at the Ritchie Valens Hilton on East Olmos Boulevard. Executive Jefe Gustaco Naranjero once again promises his extensive buffet featuring a soft and hard taco station, the always-popular Holy Habanero salsa challenge and the […]

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