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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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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 beans.

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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.

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Check out the tacos al pastor at Uikú de Boriken, Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico (Boricua).

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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.]

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Feeling stuffed and disgustingly fat after Cinco de Mayo? All those tacos, chips, salsa, cerveza, y tequila add up! We recommend crunches. [Video by Adam Rozanski.]

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Will babosos pay $25K to eat gold-flecked tacos in Cabo? (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN May 2, 2017 Cultura
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RUPTLY, the Russian fake news and propaganda video channel, features endless news clips about how everything that’s not Russia is going to Hell in a hoopty. This new video introduces a publicity-savvy chef who seeks to entice rich assholes into paying $25,000 for gold-leaf-garnished tacos (Kobe beef, lobster, Beluga caviar, foie gras, extra pretension included, […]

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WHOA! IF TRUE! How to pronounce ‘taco’ (shocking video)

by Barney Asada April 28, 2017 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from WASHINGTON) Top officials in the Intelligence Community have confirmed to PNS that the shocking video just released by the whistleblowers at HowToProunce.org — How to Pronounce “Taco” — is totally legit and is only the first of many shockers to come. Check back here for further developments as we follow up on […]

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Love and tacos in Boardman, Ohio, en estilo Jalisco (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN April 25, 2017 Cultura
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Norma and Jerry Stevens met and fell in love at a taqueria in North Hollywood, moved to Ohio, and opened up Norma’s Casa de Tacos in Boardman (near Youngstown). Ten years later, their Jalisco-style Mexican food is an overnight sensation. [Video by the Business Journal Daily.]

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Make al pastor great again with this new electric meat slicer (video)

by Barney Asada April 20, 2017 Cultura
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It doesn’t matter whether you’re using The Force (or a light saber) — cutting the asada off the rotating carne al pastor grill is a tedious task — not to mention that wasted meat! That’s why you need an automagic 110 volt AC meat slicer (Rebanador De Carne) aka cutting knife (Cuchillo Cortadora). Here’s the […]

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Please tell me this is not a real photo of ‘vegan chorizo’

by Barney Asada April 19, 2017 Cultura
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Uhm, no thanks. We’ll pass. COINCIDENCE OR CHIPSTER CONSPIRACY? Yesterday we published this shocking photo:

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Canuckian Taco Tourist visits La Carnita in Toronto (video)

by Barney Asada April 7, 2017 Cultura
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We’ve got your Canuckian Taco Tips Right Here, ey! What to wear, what to drink, and, of course, what to eat at La Carnita in Toronto. OMG! Micheladas!

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Keep your burrito safe and warm with a Burrito Buddy™ (infomerical)

by Barney Asada April 5, 2017 Cultura
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Skip the drama of dining disasters with the new Outdoor Research Burrito Buddy™, featuring the patented Burrito Heat-O Technology for both infinitely hot Mexican goodness and fingertip burn prevention. The Burrito Buddy’s sturdy, carnage-proof construction prevents lunchtime leakage or breakage, and a convenient food fastener plays it safe with a zippered closure. Plus, the Burrito […]

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This is a how-to-make-tacos video from Chile. Huh?

by Barney Asada April 4, 2017 Cultura
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The folks from Chile’s Mundos Jumbo want you to make tacos this way, with a can of their Mexican style red beans, lettuce, ground meat, tomatoes, purple cebolla, salt and pepper, but no lime, no cilantro, no spices, and no chiles. Ya think?

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Yes indeed! That surely is a mega California burrito! (video)

by Barney Asada April 3, 2017 Cultura
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The Mega California Burrito from Sabor Taqueria y Mariscos in Oxnard, Califas, is made with “three large tortillas, generous portions of carne asada, beans, fries, grilled peppers, cheese, sour cream, guacamole and red sauce.” $25 feeds the whole family! Come for the burritos and stay for the micheladas. Or vice versa. Why is it a […]

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Half-minute video: How to roll a burrito

by Barney Asada March 31, 2017 Cultura
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How to Roll a Burrito by Adam Blufarb cleverly demonstrates how to prepare and roll a burrito in just a few simple steps.

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Your basic bacon-wrapped breakfast burrito (‘food porn’ video)

by Barney Asada March 30, 2017 Cultura
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The video’s creators call Bacon-Wrapped Breakfast Burrito “food porn”. Mmmm! Porn for breakfast! On the other hand, shouldn’t this be called a chimichanga?

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Frida Kahlo, back from the dead, serves up tacos in N. Carolina (video)

by Barney Asada March 29, 2017 Cultura
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We’re happy she found work at this new restaurant, even if it is in North Carolina. Frida’s Mexican Kitchen is on Facebook, too, don’t ya know!

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From England: Chicken teriyaki tacos with pineapple salsa (video)

by Barney Asada March 28, 2017 Cultura
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Looks pretty good, actually. A legit chicken teriyaki recipe, authentic pico de gallo/salsa made with grilled piña, and of course everything tastes better on a tortilla. We have three questions, though: Where did the rice come from? How can it be a “healthier” with a lettuce wrap instead of a tortilla? Corn tortillas are GLUTEN […]

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If you need a hat AND cabeza de vaca, this mercado is for you (video)

by Barney Asada March 27, 2017 Cultura
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You can get anything you want at a traditional Mexican mercado like this one in downtown Mazatlán. [Video by Robert Ellis.]

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Oz taqueria features odd ‘Mexican’ accent in short video spot

by Barney Asada March 23, 2017 Cartoons
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In South Australia, a Port Noarlunga’s Tequila N Tacos video features an announcer with a “Mexican” accent. Get it right! The stereotyped fat Mexican cartoon avatar with sombrero, mustache, taco, and cerveza lacks the required serape, burro, and cactus.

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Que Taco in San Antonio serves it up Mexico City style (video)

by Barney Asada March 22, 2017 Cultura
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Que Taco taqueria on the north side of San Antonio takes its flavors from the heart of Mexico.

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Orange County pocho misses Cali tacos in NYC, opens own place (video)

by Barney Asada March 21, 2017 El Now
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When Otto Cedeno moved from Orange County to NYC for film school, he missed the California tacos he grew up with. That’s why he opened his own joint, Otto’s Tacos. [Video by Juan L. Espinal.]

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In Chicago, the Diaz Family works for the ‘American Dream’ (video)

by Barney Asada March 20, 2017 Cultura

Vegetarian Express — two locations in Chicago — is run and owned by the Diaz Family. Everyone in the familia, aside from Miguel’s wife Krystina and their two kids, is a Mexican immigrant. Some family members are documented, some are not, but they all work hard for their American Dream. What is their future during […]

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