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Tacos y Trifecta’s horse and food lover Jose Contreras notes that tacos are only $1.65 at Tacos El Gavilan in Rialto, but the carne asada is tasteless and dry. On the other hand, there’s agua de pina and killer red salsa!


Tacos y Trifecta‘s official horse and taco lover Jose Contreras stops by one of the famous King Taco restaurants and says the carne asada is a solid 8.4. And the red salsa? Aiyee!

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Jose Contreras of Tacos and Trifectas (he likes “the ponies”) stops by Taqueria La Mexicana at 4th and Coronado, Long Beach, Califas, and picks up tres de asada. Spoiler: He likes ’em, he really really really likes ’em!

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Mexican-style food products maker Tio Pablo, in New Zealand, shows us how to make “pork and pineapple tacos” using their Mayan Gold chile powder and mango salsa picante. PRO TIP: “Coriander” = cilantro.

East Los man doesn’t care what Cinco de Mayo is all about, yo!

by Comic Saenz May 3, 2017 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from EAST LOS) Ruben Covarrubias (photo) astounded family and friends here Sunday night when he admitted that the history of Cinco de Mayo didn’t concern him and he’d always thought “May 5 was Mexican Independence Day, so like so what?!” “I don’t care what it’s about, yo!” he told everyone within earshot of the backyard grill. […]

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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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Mexican Food in Slo-Mo: Burrito Mariachi promo video

by Barney Asada February 7, 2017 Cultura

Burrito Mariachi Mexican Grill, with two location on New York’s Long Island, posted a sexy slo-mo video of their food preparation. Try not to drool as you watch flying lechuga, grilling carne asada, guacamole in production, salsa from scratch, a cold bar, a hot bar, chopping cebollas, two kinds of arroz, frijoles, pico de gallo, […]

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One taco de pollo, one al pastor, one asada, y one barbacoa (video)

by Barney Asada January 19, 2017 Cultura
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El Gallito Chihuahua in Aurora, Illinois has the tacos you are looking for. Or perhaps you’d prefer a Cuban torta?

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Long Weekend: Blow up your TV, throw away your paper (toons, video)

by Comic Saenz September 2, 2016 Cartoons
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Sometimes you’ve just got to turn off the TV and walk away — and a long Labor Day weekend is the perfect excuse!

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Taco ‘Bout It: North Hollywood’s Tacos El Venado, meat mecca (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN July 12, 2016 Cultura
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Get down with your carnivore bad self and some tacos de carne asada and al pastor at Tacos El Venado in North Hollywood. J9 and Vick One star as enthusiastic, taco-loving explorers.

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La Cucaracha: Another July 4, another all-American cookout (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz July 5, 2016 Cartoons
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Persian food peeps prep pretty chingon carne asada tacos (video)

by RIK BAYLEZZADEH May 24, 2016 Cultura
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Aashpazzi, a Persian food portal, knows how to make some righteous American food, like carne asada tacos, and this video is proof.

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Food Fight! Fan de la Cultura vs gigantic ‘machetes’ in DF (video)

by HONG RHEE February 1, 2016 Cultura
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Fan de la Cultura is a macho vato, but can he handle los machetes? These two-foot-long quesadillas are filled with a pound-and-a-half of carne de res and chorizo and different quesos and pollos and guisados and jamon and chicharrones and frijoles, well you get the picture. We looked it up on the Google: That’s 24 […]

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San Diego Represents! ‘We invented the California Burrito’ (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN January 22, 2016 Cultura
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In San Diego, your basic carne asada burrito comes with French fries inside. They call it a “California Burrito,” because that’s how they roll. PREVIOUSLY ON BURRITOS WITH FRIES:

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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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BREAKING: Chipotle burrito confuses elderly Mexican man

by Estefania Zavala June 3, 2015 El Now
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(PNS reporting from SACRAMENTO) Felipe Alvarez, 67, bit his tongue Tuesday afternoon. The North Sacramento resident bit his tongue when his godson Tommy Alvarez (no relation) handed him a gold-foil-wrapped burrito from the trendy Chipotle Mexican Grill on Truxel Road. The metal-wrapped mystery meal, however, never made it to his mouth. Don Felipe (photo) could […]

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Area man doesn’t care what Cinco de Mayo is all about, yo!

by María Purísima May 4, 2015 El Now
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(PNS reporting from EAST LOS) Ruben Covarrubias astounded family and friends here Sunday night when he admitted that the history of Cinco de Mayo didn’t concern him and he’d always thought “May 5 was Mexican Independence Day, so like so what?!” “I don’t care what it’s about, yo!” he told everyone within earshot of the backyard […]

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How does Wahaca in London make those authentic ‘steak’ tacos? (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE April 24, 2015 Cultura
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Last week we featured a video visit to three of London’s top taquerias — including Wahaca in Covent Garden — and today we return to Ye Merrye Olde Mother Countrye to meet the chef who spells “Oaxaca” her own especial guey. Thomasina “Tommi” Miers is the founder of England’s Wahaca Mexican restaurant chain and she […]

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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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When a fire burns Downtown L.A., Mexicans be like… (toon)

by GALAC TICO December 10, 2014 Cartoons
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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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Shock confession! Local man doesn’t care what Cinco de Mayo is about

by María Purísima May 5, 2014 El Now
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(PNS reporting from EAST LOS) Ruben Covarrubias astounded family and friends here Sunday night when he admitted that the meaning of Cinco de Mayo didn’t concern him and he’d always thought “May 5 was Mexican Independence Day, so like so what?!” “I don’t care what it’s about,” he told everyone within earshot of the backyard […]

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