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This is a YouTube promo video for Muscle Taco — caterers in Chula Vista, near San Diego — and they look totally legit.

Posts from happy taco eaters on their Facebook page and website indicate that the family-owned business must be doing something right. Everything in the video looks k rico, too. If we were throwing a taquiza, we would call them. Also RAJAS CON CREMA!

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Mohira Tacoshophere they are on Facebook — wants you to know there is a right and a wrong way to eat a burrito. Are they right or wrong? Also, have they never encountered a burrito mojado?

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Canadian meal kit delivery company FUUD wants you to cook up six Chilli Lime Fish Tacos with spicy kimchi and cabbage and cilantro and (flour) tortillas and even the soda water to make the tempura batter.

The Vancouver FUUD thang looks way better than this “authentic” Canadian taco kit: [Mas…]


Samantha Bee stops by the City of Brotherly Love’s South Philly Barbacoa and learns about the vital roles immigrants (undocumented and documented) play in making the food we eat.


Serve your snacks in style before we all get wiped out by climate change (like the dinosaurs) with this plastic, dishwasher safe Nachosaurus chips and dip ensemble by BARBUZZO.


We feel sorry for the people of Canada and for Tia Rosa commercial character Anna too, if the tacos she misses so much came from a kit and were made with flour tortillas like this: [Mas…]

Regarde ça: ‘Le Taco’ is Mexican cuisine’s most representative dish

by Barney Asada July 24, 2018 Cultura
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A sweet and accurate video love letter to Le Taco — in French! [Directed by Mike and Pablo from Big Deahl Productions Inc.]

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How do Elmer’s Restaurants’ cooks make a breakfast burrito? (video)

by Barney Asada July 19, 2018 Cultura
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Training Video – Breakfast Burrito from Oregon restaurant chain Elmer’s Restaurants. We checked the menu on the website but they don’t list this item. Is it new, do you think? Also it appears that there are both potatoes INSIDE the burrito (the first two ingredients look like bacon and taters) and a block of hash […]

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Double down, Texas style, with a ‘Migas Breakfast Taco’ (video)

by Barney Asada July 18, 2018 Cultura
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Hungerlust: The Migas Breakfast Tacoo takes us to Austin, Texas, called by many the American home of the breakfast taco. Veracruz All Natural Tacos doubles down for breakfast by filling their freshly-made corn tortillas with MIGAS — the homestyle breakfast dish that combines leftover fried tortillas with eggs, cheese and salsa. What could be malo? […]

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Sacre Bleu! French commercial for taqueria has no tacos (video)

by Barney Asada June 15, 2018 Cultura
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There’s something that might be a square burrito, but we’re not so sure. Nevertheless, bon appetit! TacosChickenLand’s website is here.

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Anthony Bourdain visits ‘Little Guatemala’ in L.A.’s Westlake District (video)

by Barney Asada May 24, 2018 Cultura
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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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Nixtamalization means fresh tortillas at South Philly Barbacoa (video)

by Barney Asada May 23, 2018 Cultura
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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 […]

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Tamal Tuesday: How many types of tamales have you tasted?

by Barney Asada May 8, 2018 Cartoons
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[Image via PICTOLINE. All rights reserved.]

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Tacos are ‘The Cuisine of the Rio Grande Valley’ (video)

by Barney Asada April 27, 2018 Cultura
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Newbie vlogger Jose Reyes visits three taquerias in Texas’ Rio Grande Valley and shares his impressions. Because we are committed to accurate portrayals of whatever it is we seek to accurately portray, we asked POCHO’s Texas Burro Jefe Beto Mesta aka Eres Nerd if this video was legit. “Yup!” he replied.

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Jackson Heights, Queens, home of the not-really-al-pastor pizza (video)

by Barney Asada April 25, 2018 Cultura
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In New York City’s Jackson Heights neighborhood, at Los Amigos Thin Crust Pizza, you can get a pie that’s sorta like al pastor, but not really. They’re on Facebook.

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At Toloache in Manhattan, ‘Grasshopper Tacos’ are a big hit (video)

by Barney Asada April 18, 2018 Cultura
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The New York City mini restaurant chain Toloache recommends three orders of Tacos de Chapulines for a party of 10. Your mileage may vary. [Video by Keziah Tutu for Pavement Pieces.] PREVIOUSLY ON CHAPULINES: TV Chef Chris Oh loves the Tacos de Chapulines in NYC (video) Tacos de Grillos — grasshoppers (how-to recipe video)

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Welcome to Tacos Hipódromo, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico (video)

by Barney Asada April 17, 2018 Cultura
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La Cocina — an observational documentary — is by Bad Barista Films.

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That time when a Nazi dude ordered from the taco truck (NSFW video)

by Barney Asada April 11, 2018 Cartoons
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Director Darren Bachynski turned Charlie Demers’ live comedy routine about a Nazi’s trip to a taco truck into a cartoon video. [NSFW F-bomb.]

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VIDEO: Excuse me, Mr. Mariachi, but it’s ‘Taco Tuesday’

by Barney Asada March 27, 2018 Cartoons
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That time El Mariachi met El Taquero on Taco Tuesday. [Video by Dylan Carrow.]

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This is how they make a basic, everyday burrito in Art School (videos)

by Barney Asada March 13, 2018 Cultura
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For David Tang’s and Justin Ye’s final stop-motion project at [school unknown] they made this Fantasy Burrito. It would go great with this fantasy stop-motion guacamole, we’re so sure:

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Tired of standing over a hot comal, flipping tortillas? We’ve got robots!

by Barney Asada March 9, 2018 Cultura
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A middle class Anglo family, tired of Mom’s home cooking, join la revolución with the help of an electric tortilla toaster.

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Video Recipe: Delicious crispy cricket tacos (tacos de grillos)

by Barney Asada March 6, 2018 Cultura
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Would you eat tacos made from crickets (grillos)? How about grasshoppers (chapulines)? Why not? Don’t be squeamish. Crickets are kosher, you know! PREVIOUSLY ON CHAPULINES:

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WATCH: Mexicans + African-Americans + Gabachos: Mississipi ❤️ ‘hot tamales’

by Barney Asada March 1, 2018 Cultura
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First, Mexicans from just over the border brought tamales to the fertile Mississippi Delta. African-Americans soon realized the Mexicans had a good thing going in these little, corn-husk-wrapped magical meat pies. And, sure enough, area whites realized the masa miracles weren’t just for people of color anymore. And that’s why Mississippi loves tamales. Yes, we […]

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This is your official guide to chile pepper hotness (infographic)

by Barney Asada February 23, 2018 Cartoons
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