Food vloggers Mantry say the best taqueria in New York is Taco Mix, uptown in East Harlem, where tacos are so good that they rival California comida. Come for the al pastor and stay for the lengua! [Mild profanity.]

NYC pochos: Have you been to this place?

From Milpa to Mesa highlights the process of transforming heirloom corn from tiny farms across Mexico into tortillas.

Helpful glossary from video creators The Perennial Plate: [Mas…]


Image via LibyanBentBladi on the Twitter.

tacotalkWhen a Hey Vato! fan asks the Taco Lady how to make hard shell tacos like the ones in the box at the store, she has an answer, but probably not the one the viewer wanted. [Mas…]

bol150The Book Of Life movie premiere was this weekend, and POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz was there. He thinks it is a beautiful, lush and fun familia film.

Lalo spoke to National Public Radio’s national reporter Mandalit del Barco after the film.

Check out this brilliant report that explains the origins of the pelicula and features writer and director Jorge Gutierrez, executive producer Guillermo del Toro and Lalo at the end, talking about the whole Disney/Pixar Day of the Dead trademark flap.


Viva Muerto Mouse! [Mas…]

Gringo Patrick DeGuire grew up in Southern California so he knows his comida mexicana [NSFW adult humor.]


Back from Baja vacay, local man laments Cabo’s lack of Mexican food

by JEFE BOYARDEE January 15, 2013 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from PHILADELPHIA) Bobby Mueller doesn’t want to be unkind, really. “My mother taught me that if you don’t have something nice to say, it’s better to say nothing at all,” he explains. “But the so-called Mexican food in Cabo San Lucas bites the big one.” The University City marketing rep, who returned Sunday […]


Dear Mr. Politically-Correct Burrito Preservationist: WTF?

by Jefe Boyardee June 8, 2012 Cultura
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This guy Juan Faura is all pissed off because burritos aren’t just the way he wants them to be anymore. Now they have icky stuff in them. Breakfast stuff sometimes. Bleu cheese even. The Horror! Bleu cheese and chikken (yes with two Ks) with thyme “burrito” really?  Burrito?  What is going on?  I’ll tell you what’s […]