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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 browns on the plate. HWUT?

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Fear of immigrants has a long history in the United States. In this cartoon, published in 1891, illustrator Grant Hamilton draws a judge scolding Uncle Sam:

If Immigration was properly Restricted you would no longer be troubled with Anarchy, Socialism, the Mafia and such kindred evils!

From New York Harbor behind them comes a horde of arriving immigrants labeled “German socialist,” “Russian anarchist,” “Polish vagabond,” “Italian brigand,” “English convict,” and “Irish pauper.

CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO ENBIGGENATE.

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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? [Video by Mark Choi.]

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Check it out: POCHO contributing cartoonist Eric J. Garcia has a book!

by Comic Saenz July 13, 2018 Cartoons
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Eric J. Garcia — the New Mexico-born, Chicago-based artist whose toons frequently appear here — has a book of his toons — Drawing On Anger: Portraits of U.S. Hypocrisy — coming out in September.

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Chevy’s Traverse is for Mexicans who don’t need a huge-ass Suburban but still want something sleek

by Gustavo Arellano July 11, 2018 Cultura
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I get along well enough with my neighbors, but we really don’t talk. That’s why it was surprising to me when I got a knock on my door one night from the lady across the street. She had never talked to me before, even though she and her family have lived in my hood for […]

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Menudo Pops: This delicious popsicle is abuela-approved! (audio)

by Chale Knickerbocker July 10, 2018 Audio
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Raza Comida is your source for traditional cuisine with a modern flair, like the new and delicious Sunday morning menudo pops. [Audio via our friends @ Librotraficante.. Check out Tony and friends tonight on the radiola!]

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La Cucaracha: Is this the worst desert island ever? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz July 9, 2018 Cartoons
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Hey, USA! It’s time to change your ‘Dirty Diaper’ (video, lyrics)

by Comic Saenz July 9, 2018 Cultura
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POCHO amigo Eric Holland thinks something smells funny in the United Estates. (Eric is a new dad which may account for the diaper analogy.) Mira los lyrics:

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La Cucaracha: U*S*A*Landia has the world’s biggest taco bowl! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz July 6, 2018 Cartoons
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La Cucaracha: U*S*A*Landia is ‘The Trumpiest Place on Earth!’ (toons)

by Lalo Alcaraz July 5, 2018 Cartoons
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Dave Alvin, Flaco Jimenez, David Hidalgo y Los Cenzontles: ‘Hey, Baby, It’s the Fourth of July’

by Comic Saenz July 4, 2018 Cultura
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Roots rock singer/guitar slinger and East Los homie (Downey) Dave Alvin sings a classic ode to America, folky roots, broken hearts, independence and Mexican kids shooting fireworks Hey, baby, it’s the Fourth of July! Alvin is backed in this version by Los Cenzontles, Tex-Mex accordion superstar Flaco Jimenez and David Hidalgo of Los Lobos. Here’s […]

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La Cucaracha: Help ‘build the wall’ at U*S*A*Landia Theme Park (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz July 3, 2018 Cartoons
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Around Our Town: Where to go, what to do over the July 4 break

by CHALE KNICKERBOCKER, SOCIETY EDITOR July 3, 2018 Cultura

FIREWORKS: Mission Pocho Viejo American Legion Post 536 once again presents their Annual Fireworks Extravagonzo tomorrow at sunset. This year the pyrotechnics come from Los Light & Loafers Sparklistas with their presentation Rainbows of Love. Watch out for the confetti and glitter bombs! Moms: Bring your blankets and sit the kids on the grass at Sotomayor Stadium. […]

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Today’s Special: Nachos and a side of history at SARAPE’s GRILL (toon)

by ARNIE BERMUDEZ July 3, 2018 Cartoons
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POCHO amigo Arnie Bermudez’ new cartoon series follows events at your favorite local taqueria, SARAPE’s GRILL. Let’s take a look ….

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La Cucaracha: ME … in Space! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz July 2, 2018 Cartoons
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