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Mexican-style food products maker Tio Pablo, in New Zealand, shows us how to make “pork and pineapple tacos” using their Mayan Gold chile powder and mango salsa picante. PRO TIP: “Coriander” = cilantro.

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Mexican creator Evelyn Ramsburgh shows us how a green space alien makes burritos. Tortillas we have. Avocados ditto. The slime may be hard to source locally however.

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More and more Americans are getting into mezcal, and that’s good news for a new generation of artisanal farmers and producers.

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At a recent Ignite San Diego session — where you get 20 slides and five minutes — presenter Scott Cole described his systematic evaluation of the burritos of San Diego using ten dimensions of awesomeness.

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Preparing tacos de lengua (veal tongue) is easy if you have hundreds of dollars of state-of-the-art cooking equipment from Sammic. Still, it’s weird to look at and be sure you peel off the icky “outer membrane”. Also, we notice a distinct lack of chiles, cilantro and lime. And what is up with those mini tortillas?

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The Israeli smartphone app 10BIS (Give Me a Bite תן ביס) makes it easy to order food and pay online. Do you want the sketchy Bollywood gold chain tacos, pad Thai, or pizza? ¡Orale, guey!

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The ‘Salsa Shop’ Mexi food chain in Amsterdam is hiring (video)

by Barney Asada July 5, 2017 Cultura
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The Mexican food chain Salsa Shop, with locations around Amsterdam, is looking for a few good employees and managers. Sweet video, and the food looks legit. Nice t-shirts, too.

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Worth it or not? Two tacos for $9 at Dodger Stadium (video)

by Barney Asada July 4, 2017 Cultura
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When you root root root for Los Doyers, it’s better with the tacos, right? But are the tacos at Dodger Stadium in Chavez Ravine worth nine bucks for two? Jose Contreras — @LosPonies on the Twitter — reports.

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Blueberry mota molé chicken tacos and kale carrot salad (video)

by CHICHI CHONG June 28, 2017 Cultura
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In this episode of Cooking With the Giggles, our munchified host Jim Jensen aka Mr. Giggles shows how molé can be medicine. SPOILER: Mota-infused butter.

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TV chef Chris Oh doesn’t like NYC tacos except for chapulines (video)

by Barney Asada June 27, 2017 Cultura
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Bravo celeb chef Chris Oh brings his L.A. taco-loving Asian chef tastebuds to a table of (anonymous) New York tacos looking for that Los Angeles sabor. Those chapulines (grasshoppers), though!

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The Food Network says ‘taco cones’ are the ‘new tacos’ (video)

by Barney Asada June 23, 2017 Cultura
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Opinions are like culos; everybody has one. The Food Network is of the opinion that “taco cones” are the “new tacos,” for example, and Christopher Columbus thought he “discovered” a “new world.” Trump thinks he has the best “taco bowls.” Not so fast, you bad hombres! If you circumcise the tips of the cones, what […]

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ZZ Top fan ZZ Tom recreates, eats LP cover Mexican dinner (video)

by BARNEY ASADA Y QUESO QUESEM June 19, 2017 Cultura
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Greatest LP food photo of all time? The Mexican food porn from ZZ Top’s 1973 Tres Hombres album. Austin chef Thomas ZZ Tom Micklethwait recreated this dinner for the cameras and then ate it. Online commenter KublaConn added these deets:

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Hey, girl: Do you love tacos? Or are you hambre for love? (video)

by Barney Asada June 15, 2017 Cultura
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Video by Juan, the Mexican Pronunciation Guy.

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Pittsburgh’s Las Palmas taqueria looks muy rico in Russian (video)

by Barney Asada June 13, 2017 Cultura
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A Russian voiceover lauds the tacos at Las Palmas in Pittsburgh, PA, which seems to be pretty legit, at least on Yelp. Why is the narration in Russian? Get used to it, covfefe!

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How to make ‘Mexican Chicken’ (Welsh recipe video)

by Barney Asada June 9, 2017 Cultura
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As we consider the ramifications of the United Kingdom’s election yesterday, let us not lose sight of the fact that the U.K. is comprised of three separate entities — England, Scotland, and Wales. In Wales, they speak and write Welsh, with all those long words and weird consonants, and also make taco casseroles.

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This video from the Taco Gurú folks is a love letter to tacos

by Barney Asada June 7, 2017 Cultura
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This video is a love letter to tacos from the folks behind the Mexican Taco Gurú app.

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Saudi Arabia’s FireGrill Mex Kitchen Speed Eating Contest (video)

by Barney Asada June 2, 2017 Cultura
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They’re one part Mexico, one part California and rolled in Arabia where SIZE MATTERS.

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Hipster ‘Palm Pies’ or culturally-appropriated empanadas? (video)

by Barney Asada June 1, 2017 Cultura
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In the second episode of Welcome to the Northside, a Denver hipster brings his Palm Pie food cart to the hood, but our hero Mikey Gonzales is skeptical. Gonzales, a Chicano young professional, just bought a house in this gentrifying neighborhood, but still finds himself searching for home. See all the episodes of Welcome to […]

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Tacos are for everyone – paisas, gueros, y morenos tambien (video)

by Barney Asada May 26, 2017 El Now
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The tacos at Taqueria El Califa in Mexico City are for everyone – paisas, gueros y morenos tambien. All together now: WORLD PEACE AND TACO GREASE!

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This may be the prettiest tamales video ever

by Barney Asada May 25, 2017 Cultura
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Evenuelto en Hojas in Quintana Roo specializes in tamales made with amor, and atole. How can you go wrong? [Video by Mariana de la Rosa.]

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Making tacos de lengua at Tacos Rocha in Nuevo León, MX

by Barney Asada May 24, 2017 Cultura
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In this pilot for a web series called Micro Bites spotlighting “unusual” Mexican dishes, we watch the preparation of beef tongue tacos. Eduardo Ramirez takes us along for tacos de lengua at Tacos Rocha, in Sabinas Hidalgo, Nuevo León, in northeast Mexico, an hour south of Laredo. Flour or corn, with a side of borracho […]

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Can this burrito get to Super Burrito in Rockaway Beach? (video)

by Barney Asada May 16, 2017 Cultura
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As near as we can tell from this minute-long video, Super Burrito is coming soon to Rockaway Beach, Queens, on the south shore of Lon Gisland. Rockaway Beach? That’s where the Ramones used to party:

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These are tacos al pastor, en estilo Boricua (video)

by Barney Asada May 11, 2017 Cultura
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Check out the tacos al pastor at Uikú de Boriken, Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico (Boricua).

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Looks legit! Tacos al pastor in Copenhagen, Denmark (video)

by Barney Asada May 9, 2017 Cultura
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When you’re serving up tacos al pastor in the meat packing district (Kødbye) of old town Copenhagen, Denmark, they’ve got to be delicioso, amiright? These look legit. Also that word “Kødbye” means brown, so it’s all good. [Video by Gabriel Miranda.] PREVIOUSLY IN COPENHAGEN:

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