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It’s an old Irish proverb, according to video makers Sergio Gonzalez and Adam McCoy:

A man takes a drink,
Then a drink takes a drink,
Then the drink takes the man.

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¡Feliz International Coffee Day! POCHO runs on coffee (and tacos, of course), and here’s our proof, starting with these self-portraits by POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alacraz.

Here’s how to identify Lalo (or any other nationally-syndicated Latino cartoonists) if you happen to seem him [Note: two kinds of coffee]: [Mas…]

hbscreencapMaking a breakfast burrito is hard work, especially in the morning when it’s time to eat breakfast. There’s the delicate cracking of the eggs thang, the slicing of the cheese procedure, the tricky cooking and not burning, and finally the delicate assembly work. All in the morning! Maybe even before the cafecito kicks in! Aye dios mio! What’s a hungry pocho to do?

Chillax, homie, We’ve got your modern gadget right here: The new Breakfast Burrito Maker from Hamilton-Beach, your favorite manufacturer of stupid single-use appliances. [Mas…]

Hey! You’re lookin’ for tacos in all the wrong places (photos)

by MOSCA MEXICAN September 26, 2014 Cultura
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As POCHO amigo Gustavo Arellano pointed out in his book Taco USA, America loves tacos. How much does America love tacos, you ask? Taco imagery is everywhere — jewelry (necklace, above), toys, drinks, desserts, babies, kitties, doggies, purses, rear-view mirrors. And how could we make a listicle without the pink taco? [The pink taco final […]

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In Chile, the best part of waking up is Coffee with Legs (video)

by MEJOR DICK A. SON November 4, 2013 Cultura
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In Chile, white-collar businessmen like to start their days with Cafés con Piernas — coffee with legs — at a local mashup of Hooters and Starbucks.

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Breaking: Chef Rick Bayless invents ultimate hangover cure

by Santino J. Rivera October 11, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from CHICAGO) Black coffee, menudo, In-N-Out, mota, maybe even a little hair of the dog — all common hangover remedies, right? But according to a study from Mexican culinary genius Rick Bayless, a new discovery might have them all beat: 7-Up. “People have helplessly suffered hangovers forever and without any kind of cure. […]

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The best part of waking up is Estaobucks in your cup (video)

by MAJOR DICKASON August 16, 2013 Cultura
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Oh, how I hate to get up in the morning! RELATED: Starbucks test-markets nopal, chile-flavored drinks in East Los Angeles

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‘Chicken ‘N Waffles’ flavored syrup for coffee is racist, critics say

by Memo Estróbilo March 4, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from ATLANTA) After narrowly beating “Flamin’ Hot Cheetos,” “Kool Super Longs” and “40-Ounce Malt Liquor” to become the syrup flavor that “most accurately captures the taste of the African-American experience,” the winner, Chicken ‘N Waffles syrup, has been put into production by syrup giant Torani. The family-owned company, known for sweet coffee additives like […]

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At ‘7:35 de la Mañana’ she just wanted coffee and a pastry (video)

by SOY BOMB January 25, 2013 Cultura
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At 7:35 AM all Marta wanted was her regular coffee and pastry at the local cafe. But this morning was different.

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We’ve got your Pocho Ocho cures for la cruda right here

by Sara Inés Calderón March 1, 2012 Cultura
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We all know it’s coming. It’s only Thursday, but THE WEEKEND is right ahead of us — a sign post up ahead that spells PARTY. And somebody is gonna get her drink on. If that means you, perhaps we can help with the Pocho Ocho cures for your hangover (la cruda.) 8. Menudo. In my […]

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My militant Pocho Ocho New Year’s resolutions

by Jake Prendez December 31, 2011 Cultura
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8. Remove Christmas lights from my Occupy L.A. tent a little earlier this year 7. Scare white folks with the 2012 Doomsday predictions 6. Get Cheech to collect one of my Chicano paintings 5. Train my revolutionary pets Karl Barx and Chairman Meow to attack all Republicanos in mi barrio

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