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Food writer Javier Cabral — AKA THE GLUTSTER — goes behind the scenes at your local taqueria to find out what’s in the guacamole. [Mas…]


Dr. Jean Feldman, whose original Banana Song has racked up more than 18 million views on YouTube, returns with a holiday remix. We thank God for Dr. Jean — her guac is not extra. [Mas…]

Looking for love with the dating app ZOOSK? That’s why God created aguacates y guacamole! Members with guacamole in their dating profiles got 142% more inbound messages than other would-be lovers.

ZOOSK reports:

“…We analyzed 3,733,185 dating profiles and 364,609,566 first messages to find out how mentioning different foods and food-related phrases changes online daters’ romantic interactions. In addition, we also surveyed over 7,000 singles to get some insight into how food and dating intersect. [Mas…]


Mexican creator Evelyn Ramsburgh shows us how a green space alien makes burritos. Tortillas we have. Avocados ditto. The slime may be hard to source locally however.


Hey kids! Here’s a video about how to make guacamole, with your host and chef Tio Choko.

Happy Guacamole Wednesday! Enjoy some ‘Fresh Guacamole’ (video)

by jefe boyardee February 8, 2017 Cultura
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According to POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz 2017 Calendar, it’s Gucamole Wednesday, and that’s why we’re sharing the best guacamole video ever:

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The unlikely history of the aguacate aka avocado (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN April 4, 2016 Cultura
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The Meso-American aguacate (renamed avocado by Spanish invaders) is a prehistoric fruit that shouldn’t even be around today, all because it’s a tough nut to swallow. The Science Show breaks it down. PREVIOUSLY ON AVOCADOS:

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No peas, no chance! This Christmas we’re serving KaleMole (photo)

by María Purísima December 14, 2015 Cultura
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At Stew Leonard’s, guacamole is its own ingredient — just add kale! This the beginning of the end of the American middle class. Chunky Guacamole Stew’s Chunky Guacamole is prepared fresh daily by our culinary team with whole avocados, tomatoes, red onions, jalapeno peppers, a dash of salt, and a splash of freshly squeezed lime […]

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American as apple pie: Chanukah avocado latke breakfast tacos

by MOSCA MEXICAN December 3, 2015 Cultura
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When a nice Jewish girl from Connecticut moved to Austin for a job, she quickly fell in love with a Texas tradition: breakfast tacos. And when Chanukah came around, she knew just what to do with the traditional treat of fried potato pancakes — breakfast latke tacos, of course! Amy Kritzer shares her story:

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Lotsa choices for Mexican-American food lovers in Japan (photos)

by Barney Asada November 23, 2015 Cultura
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Poor pochos! Could this really be the end? Stuck inside of Nippon with the Mexi blues again? Like, say, you’re an avocado lover. What can you do? What CAN you do? Check it out! They’ve got avocado burgers:

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Mexican Street Corn Salad mit Bulgur: Rezept und Anleitung (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE July 31, 2015 Cultura
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Heute gibt es meinen mexikanischen Mais Salat in der Version mit Bulgur als Rezept für euch. Der Salat ist so einfach selber zu machen, den bekommt jeder Trottel hin 😉 Das schöne ist noch, dass ihr diesen Salat das ganze Jahr machen könnt da er asaisonal ist. Hier findet ihr das Rezept

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Area executive thinks about delicious lunch torta all day long

by Estefania Zavala July 28, 2015 El Now
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(PNS reporting from LAREDO) District III Regional Supervisor Pablo Gutierrez, 35, could not wait for yesterday’s pinche lunch break to begin so he could buy a firme torta at Joaquin’s Lonchera. “Tortas were all I could think about,” the middle management exec told PNS Monday evening. “I mean, when Andy from Financing handed me all those reports, I […]

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Taco Tuesday + Cinco de Mayo = Drunk Tacos + Fresh Guac!

by Barney Asada May 5, 2015 Cultura
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How many times does Cinco de Mayo also fall on Taco Tuesday? Our guess is 14% of the time or 1/7th but math is hard, amiright? But the odds are with us today (the Fourth Was With Us yesterday, and with you) so let’s get loqui with two of our favorite thematically-appropriate videos — Tacos […]

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Chinese-Mexican food and a side order of history (audio)

by MOSCA MEXICAN April 20, 2015 Audio
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After the United States passed the openly racist Chinese Exclusion Act in 1882, migrants from China went to Mexico instead. And the legacy of those immigrants is still found today on both sides of the border: Chinese-Mexican food. Lisa Morehouse of KQED reports:

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Are avocados from Mexico the ‘Forbidden Fruit’? (video)

by Verdana Bold March 31, 2015 Cultura
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Are Avocados from Mexico the Bible’s Forbidden Fruit?

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‘Avocados from Mexico’ commercial is 50 shades of huh? (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN March 30, 2015 Cultura
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Is that an avocado in your pantalones or are you just happy to see me?

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In San Diego, burritos have French fries inside (Zagat video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN March 27, 2015 Cultura

Why does San Diego think its burritos are California’s best? It’s because they have French fries inside, at least according to the Zagat restaurant guide people.

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Rosh HaShanah kosher nachos: Totopos de gribeñes con guacamole

by JEFE BOYARDEE September 24, 2014 Cultura
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Chicharrones are off limits for traditional Jews — pork is not kosher. But that doesn’t mean hungry Judios have to go through life without delicious fried cracklings of their own — they chow down on a crispy fried chicken skin preparation called gribeñes.

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Tia Lencha’s Cocina: How ju make chilaquiles for the World Cup

by TIA LENCHA July 9, 2014 Cultura
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Hello. Is Tia Lencha here. I haves the World Cup feber. Do ju? Is the feber ju get from watching the World Cups and being so mad at the referees and Holland and wonder who put brujeria on Brazil, that ju want to hit the telebision with a cuchara from the kishen. But I watch […]

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For Father’s Day, make Dad a carne asada and fries burrito (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE June 13, 2014 Cultura
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San Diego homeboy El Guzzii shows how to prepare a gigantor marinated steak burrito with fries inside. Attention, families: This is what Daddy wants.

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Authentic tacos in Seoul, South Korea – and Nutella nachos (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN May 12, 2014 Cultura
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Sweet and Tasty TV’s Professor Oh checks out the Mexican food at Vatos Urban Tacos in Seoul, South Korea. It’s puro L.A. fusion style – Korean kalbi beef tacos a la Kogi, pork carnitas and Baja-style fish tacos. Fresh guacamole and cool Coronas, too. Not to mention Nutella nachos. PREVIOUSLY ON MEXICAN FOOD:

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Chipotle warns of climate-change-caused avocado shortage

by MOSCA MEXICAN March 10, 2014 Cultura
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If the Planet Earth continues to heat up, that’s bad news for avocados, the Chipotle Mexican Grill people warn. Bottom line? Your guac might be fuacked. The fast food chain goes through 97,000 pounds of avocados every day, and they’re concerned. From The Smithsonian Magazine:

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Super Bowl Sunday is guacamole’s biggest day (videos)

by MOSCA MEXICAN January 31, 2014 Cultura
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Americans will eat 100 million pounds of avocados on Super Bowl Sunday (that’s 100,000,000), mostly as guacamole: Southern California Public Radio reports: Avocado growers in Mexico have figured out that Americans need a lot of avocados about now, and they’re always ready to meet the demand. “They step up their volume for those weeks leading […]

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