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É Arenas, bass player for Chicano Batman, cooks up some cumbia for Christmas in this new song
Buñuelos a Monton, and he includes all your favorite fiesta Mexmas specialties: [Mas…]

Tamalada, a lithograph by Chicana artist Carmen Lomas Garza, is in the collection of the Smithsonian. Looks sorta like your family, right, primo? [Mas…]


Houston: We’ve got tacos — in space!


When getting wrapped up in a soft and fluffy, warm from the dryer tortilla is your ComidaCosPlay character, you know you want it, you know you need it, the Tortilla Towel! The only question is — corn or wheat?

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Image via LibyanBentBladi on the Twitter.

pupusasThat’s it. Just pupusas. [Mas…]

For some reason, Friday Night is Taco Night in Norway (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN February 6, 2015 Cultura
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In Norway, Friday night is Taco Night. Molly Jones of the Norwegian American Weekly explains: When it comes to Friday’s dinner plans, Norwegians seem to have one thing on their minds: tacos! The younger generations in Norway have coined the term “fredagstaco” to describe the cultural phenomenon of starting the weekend off with a serving—or […]

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Watch this Pakistani man make mega tortillas de harina

by JEFE BOYARDEE August 7, 2014 Cultura
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Actually, they call this flatbread “roti” or “chapati” in Pakistan and India but they’re all tortillas to me. Note: Totally tubular comal! BIG LIST O’ FLATBREADS OF THE WORLD:

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Food Network picks best tacos in each state — do you agree?

by MOSCA MEXICAN April 28, 2014 Cultura
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The Food Network’s magazine picked the best taco in each of America’s 50 states, plus one for the District of Columbia. Do you agree with the choices near you? To start out, here are their picks for California, Arizona, New Mexico,  Texas, Illinois, New York and Florida:

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Ordering ‘comida rápida’ at McDonald’s, Mexican style (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN October 21, 2013 Cultura
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It doesn’t make for better or faster food — or healthier — but accordian music sure makes ordering at the McDonald’s drive-through window more fun! PREVIOUSLY ON FAST FOOD BURGERS:

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Rico’s Nachos: A refreshingly-new snack discovery! (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN September 6, 2013 Cultura
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Come with us now to those thrilling days of yesteryear when nachos were a regional Tex-Mex snack that most Americans never heard of — until 1976, when Rico’s brought their version to sporting events at Arlington Stadium in Arlington, TX. Sportscaster Howard Cosell liked the nachos he got a football game and plugged the product […]

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