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Hot under the collar in Mexico City? Tizne Tacomotora has ice cream tacos!

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Pocha’s Guide to CDMX: Where to go, how to get robbed, what to eat

by Tanya Zelaya February 2, 2018 Cultura
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Last Sunday night my dad picked me up at the San Diego Airport after my nine-hour, one stop in Houston, flight from Mexico City, and my uncle called over the Bluetooth and started chatting about his recent visit to my city of residence. “At first I was afraid to be walking around el Centro, but […]

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Natalie Scenters-Zapico: Poems about La Migra and more (video, text)

by Chale Knickerbocker November 3, 2017 Cultura

Profe and poet Natalie Scenters-Zapico, with violinist Ernesto Villalobos (of the Villalobos Brothers), served up some powerful music and poignant poemas at a recent perfomance in CDMX. [Video by Di/Verso Encuentro de Poemas en la Ciudad de México, a program from the city government.] Here are the palabras:

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Feliz Frijol Friday: ¡Fuerza México! #FFF (toon)

by JUNCO CANCHÉ September 22, 2017 Cartoons
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Want to help? Famed DF rescue brigade TOPOS needs your dinero donation.

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Are these the best places to eat tacos in Mexico City? (video)

by Barney Asada August 17, 2017 Cultura
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Where are the best tacos in Ciudad be Mexico? This video for Unknown Mexican Magazine thinks they know. Are the right?

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This video from the Taco Gurú folks is a love letter to tacos

by Barney Asada June 7, 2017 Cultura
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This video is a love letter to tacos from the folks behind the Mexican Taco Gurú app.

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Live from Mexico City: It’s Chilango Street Art (photos)

by Especial Correspondents April 3, 2017 Cultura
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POCHO amigo Professor Equis and his family were in Ciudad Mexico last week and he sent us these photos.

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Que Taco in San Antonio serves it up Mexico City style (video)

by Barney Asada March 22, 2017 Cultura
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Que Taco taqueria on the north side of San Antonio takes its flavors from the heart of Mexico.

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…and that’s how they make tortillas in Mexico City, D.F. (video)

by Barney Asada January 11, 2017 Cultura
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Ritual ordinario mixes the sounds of Mexican streets with visuals of the process of making, baking, and selling tortillas. This video was shot and the ambient audio recorded in Mercado Cartagena in Mexico City, D.F. [Video by Ricardo Martinez Roa.]

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DREAMer from Georgia, back in DF, tries to fit in (NPR audio)

by Moctezuma Cortés December 12, 2016 Audio

Yovany Diaz was brought to the U.S. without papers when he was only seven, and he grew up in Georgia, speaking English. When his mom’s health issues required him to move “back” to Mexico City, this all-American ice hockey loving pocho found himself in a strange new world, even though it was “home.” James Frederick […]

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MX archaeologists find wind god temple under supermarket (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés December 5, 2016 Cultura
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Archaelogoists have found a circular platform dedicated to wind god Ehecatl-Quetzalcoatl and eight sets of human remains under the site of a demolished supermarket in the Tlatelolco area of Mexico City. UK’s The Guardian reports:

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Calaveras y catrinas y skeletons parade in Mexico City (video)

by Verdana Bold October 27, 2016 Cultura
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Hundred paraded through the streets of Mexico City last weekend to celebrate Dia de Los Muertos, aka Day of the Dead.

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Casting Call: Do it again, but this time act ‘Mor Mexican!’ (video)

by CALLE DU CINEMA October 25, 2016 Cultura
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In Mor Mexican! Mexico City-born actor Ricardo “Pekas” Aranda eats a McXican Burger for the casting director. But is he acting Hispanic enough? Maybe makeup and wardrobe can help.

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This DF family has been making piñatas for generations (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés September 21, 2016 El Now
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Hugo Mena and his family make and sell piñatas in Mexico City, a family tradition for generations

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*OOPS Welcome to Mexico City’s weekly ‘anarco-punk’ meetup (video)

by JUAN E. ROTTEN October 5, 2015 Cultura
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UH OH! It looks like the video got pulled and the account of the uploader got shut down for reasons. Sorry, pochos. We didn’t do it. We’re victims, too. 🙁 The punks come every week to celebrate feminism, animal liberation, not buying from trans-national corporations, and the do-it-yourself ethic.

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What’s for lunch? Tacos al vapor – steamed tacos in a basket (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN August 7, 2015 Cultura
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Also known as Tacos de Canasta (tacos in a basket) and Sweaty Tacos (tacos sudados) these Mexico City soft tacos are cheap, delicious and easy to scarf down during a short lunch break. Just look for the taquero with a bicycle — and a basket!

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Latino USA: What would Frida Kahlo eat? [Hint: Mole] (audio)

by Andalé Mono April 27, 2015 Audio
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What would Frida Kahlo eat? Latino USA’s Von Diaz reports.

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