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The secretive Mexican torta dealer (tortatraficante) and taco connoisseur Milanexa shares the recipe for his world-famous Cuban Torta.

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What happens when the hot-sweet taste of Korean barbecue meets up with burritos, tacos, and chimichangas? The Fung Brothers (and friends) take us on a taste tour.

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At Señor Lingus — the Mexican restaurant chain with live music — you’ll come for the food and stay for the mariachis! Check your Yelper Pages for a Señor Lingus in a shopping mall near you.

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In El Paso, mechanized squads of senior citizens sneak up on soldiers and offer them exotic foreign “Meals, Ready-To-Eat” with origins South of the Border. These metal-encased MREs are called “burritos,” according to the truck people. And the Fort Bliss soldiers like them!

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Get down with your carnivore bad self and some tacos de carne asada and al pastor at Tacos El Venado in North Hollywood. J9 and Vick One star as enthusiastic, taco-loving explorers.

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On Food Network’s CHOPPED, it’s all about the context, am I right, Chef Geoffrey Zakarian?

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Maybe you don’t want hotdogs and hamburgers and micheladas and carne asada and elotes on July 4. It’s OK. We’re here to help with a short video on How to Make Mexican Pescadillas (or Fried Tuna Tacos) from Spicie Foodie.

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Kevin Lee and buddy Joseph Hur take a taco truck tour of Austin (Capital Taco and Con Madre Kitchen) and now they’re all Taco Bout Tacos. [Video by Tiffany Shim.]

De Alba Bakery makes tamales, donuts y rosca de reyes (videos)

by JEFE BOYARDEE June 22, 2016 Cultura
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How do the three Texas locations (McAllen, Mission, Pharr) of De Alba Bakery de La Familia make tamales, donuts and rosca de reyes? Glad you asked!  We’ve got (three) videos: Tamales (two kinds:)

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Depeche Mode’s “Personal Jesus” is now “Mexican Whorehouse”

by Barney Asada June 21, 2016 Cultura
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Now it all makes sense! Depeche Mode’s music video for Personal Jesus takes on new life as Mexican Whorehouse with literal lyrics by MereHay

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Finally a legit recipe video for ‘Mexican Street Corn’ aka elotes

by JEFE BOYARDEE June 2, 2016 Cultura
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No pinche RONCO appliance this time, just a grill, corn on the cob, and all the fixings. Yay! As always, street not included, and bring your own Tajin. PREVIOUSLY ON ELOTES:

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[肥野廚房] 墨西哥莎莎醬食譜 [FAT CHICK KITCHEN] Salsa (video)

by Barney Asada May 30, 2016 Cultura
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Hey, Fat Chick making the “Mexican Salsa,” aka pico de gallo: You’re double dipping! FYI, Google translates the Chinese this way: 肥野廚房 = Fertilizer wild kitchen 墨西哥莎莎醬食譜 = Mexican Salsa Recipe

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Elotes for clueless gabachos … from RONCO (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE May 27, 2016 Cultura
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RONCO, the company that sells weird-ass single-use food prep gizmos via infomercials, wants you to buy their weird-ass single-use gizmo that makes elotes, which they call “Mexican Street Corn.” Actual street not included. PREVIOUSLY ON ELOTES:

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Making Tequila Orgullo: Stoop labor under timelapse skies (video)

by ANNE YEHO May 26, 2016 Cultura
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Making Pueblo Viejo Tequila Orgullo Añejo Viejo requires hard, back-breaking manual labor and high tech machinery. Beautiful skies, though.

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Persian food peeps prep pretty chingon carne asada tacos (video)

by RIK BAYLEZZADEH May 24, 2016 Cultura
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Aashpazzi, a Persian food portal, knows how to make some righteous American food, like carne asada tacos, and this video is proof.

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How to make cactus salad – ensalada de nopales – in 1:50 (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE May 23, 2016 Cultura
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Ensalada de Nopal is quick, easy, and delicioso, although this short video glosses over the removal of the needles part. And you can hold the chicharrones as far as we’re concerned — it’s a freakin’ salad!

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Can a Day of the Dead skull blowing bubbles sell more burritos? (video)

by Barney Asada May 19, 2016 Cultura
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Kingston University (UK) Product and Furniture Design students Milo and Hannah conducted a controlled experiment to see if a motorized remote-controlled Dia de los Muertos sugar skull that also blows bubbles could drum up more business for a local burrito stand, Mighty Burrito & Co. You won’t believe what happened next! (Día De Las Burbujas […]

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Here’s how they make vampiros to go in Jalisco (video)

by Barney Asada May 18, 2016 Cultura
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Squirt, tequila, grapefruit juice, sangrita (??) all in a plastic bag to go. What could be bad? Here’s a recipe for you pochos at home.

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Swedish sweet potato tacos with chipotle sauce bernaise (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE May 17, 2016 Cultura
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Italian pecorino cheese, sauce bernaise a la chipotle, oyster mushrooms, Berber spices, sweet potatoes and kohlrabi (a cabbage cousin) are the ingredients in this Swedish veggie taco recipe video. Lohmanders, the sauce people, are responsible for this abomination creation. We generated a Google translation of the recipe for your convenience. Note that the recipe contains […]

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If it’s Tuesday, you should be in Quintana Roo, MX (photo)

by Barney Asada May 10, 2016 Cultura
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Internet and tacos? Who could ask for more? [Photo taken in Puerto Morelos, Quintana Roo, MX by Flickr user LeCates. Some rights reserved.]

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Cooking students in Tabasco make world’s longest tamal (videos)

by MOSCA MEXICAN May 9, 2016 Cultura
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Gastronomy students at the Tabasco campus of the Autonomous University of Guadalajara broke a Guinness world record Saturday with the world’s longest tamal — a tamal wrapped in Yucatan-style banana leaves instead of the corn husks used in other parts of Mexico. And remember, kids, there is NO SUCH THING AS A “TAMALE:”

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Video Shocker! Rapists, criminals at work in California vineyards

by Barney Asada April 29, 2016 Cultura
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Detras Del Muro – Behind The Wall from Kiara Ramirez reveals the shocking truth about the immigrant workers in Northern California vineyards.

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Kosher for Passover nachos, and rice and beans (video, audio)

by Barney Asada April 28, 2016 Audio
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The Jewish celebration of Passover is a week-long Feast of Unleavened Bread, or “matzo” in Hebrew. Most Jews stick to matzo and avoid regular bread, wheat products, rice, corn, and beans. This may change, though, since an 800-year-old religious ban on rice and beans was just overturned. Ingenious cooks over the centuries have found ways […]

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Gourmet kosher Mexican food makes Judíos happy in WLA (video)

by Barney Asada April 27, 2016 Cultura
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Katsuji Tanabe, of MexiKosher, MR POCHO’s favorite Japanese-Mexican-American West Los Angeles kosher chef, is now serving hamburguesas made from a special blend of three cuts of beef. With beef bacon. And soy “cheese.” West Los represent! PREVIOUSLY ON HAMBURGUESAS:

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