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¡Orale! With the help of this colorful infographic we now understand the taxonomy of Comida Mexicana. The tortilla is connected to the maiz bone, the chalupa is connected to the tortilla bone…

[Thanks to PICTOLINE on Facebook for the infographic.]

larazatshirtLove is in the air for Valentine’s Day.

Is there a way for the politically active pocha or pocho, Chicano, Chicana, [email protected] and/or Latinx to get lucky AND make the world a better place?

Yes, there is, in our list of the Pocho Ocho top activist pickup lines you can use for Valentine’s Day:

8. What do we want? A quiet romantic dinner for two! When do we want it? Friday night — what do you think — 8-ish?

7. What’s a nice girl like you doing in a MEChA like this?

6. Is that a GMO-free organic sustainably-raised earth-friendly heirloom local family farm non-corporate elote in your pocket or are you just happy to see me? [Mas…]


Aashpazzi, a Persian food portal, knows how to make some righteous American food, like carne asada tacos, and this video is proof.

Pocho Ocho top activists’ pickup lines for Valentine’s Day

by Especial Correspondents February 12, 2016 Cultura
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Love is in the air for Valentine’s Day, along with cries for immigration reform, equal economic opportunity and an end to pervasive systemic racism. Is there a way for the politically active pocha or pocho, Chicano, Chicana, [email protected] and/or Latinx to get lucky AND make the world a better place? Yes, there is, in our […]

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Everybody loves elotes! (幻の真珠とうもろこし video)

by Barney Asada April 7, 2015 Cultura
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Everybody loves corn – including this Japanese perro.

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Activists’ Pocho Ocho top pickup lines for Valentine’s Day

by Especial Correspondents February 13, 2015 Cultura
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Love is in the air for Valentine’s Day, along with cries for immigration reform, economic fairness and equal justice. Is there a way for the politically active pocha or pocho to get lucky AND make the world a better place? Yes, there is, in our list of the Pocho Ocho top activist pickup lines you […]

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The Fung Bros go to East Los for ‘Mexican Refreshments’ (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN December 17, 2014 Cultura
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Does tamarindo cause duck face? Are elotes better on or off the cob? They don’t eat this stuff in Panama? YouTube video stars The Fung Bros try the exotic Mexican treats at Garcia’s Fruit in South El Monte and live to vlog the tale. PREVIOUSLY ON THE FUNG BROS:

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Pre-Hispanic ingredients like bugs make Mexican food special (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN October 16, 2014 Cultura
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Long before the European invasion, the original inhabitants of Mexico were making amazingly complex food and taking complete of advantage of every creature that flew, swam, wriggled or crawled. That’s right. We’re talking edible insects. Correspondent Aissa García reports from Mexico, DF for Conexión Global on Caracas, Venezuela network teleSUR:

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Pocho Ocho top activist pickup lines for Valentine’s Day

by Especial Correspondents February 13, 2014 Cultura
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Love is in the air for Valentine’s Day, along with cries for immigration reform, economic fairness and equal justice. Is there a way for the politically active pocha or pocho to get lucky AND make the world a better place? Yes, there is! Check out our list of the Pocho Ocho top activist pickup lines […]

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On Beverly Hills’ Rodeo Drive, it looks a bit like Christmas (photos)

by Comic Saenz December 11, 2012 Cultura
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Ramiro J. Gomez is a West Hollywood installation artist who makes and places cardboard avatars of immigrant laborers around Southern California’s richer neighborhoods; his mission is to make normally invisible people visible, if just for a short time. Monday around 4:30 Gomez was busy populating the cardboard labor force on Beverly Hills‘ famed shopping street, […]

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Happy July 4! How and why to spiral-cut your wiener (50-second video)

by Jefe Boyardee July 3, 2012 Cultura
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Is this one of these videos where you say to yourself, “Some people have way too much time on their hands”? And what kind of man spiral-cuts his wiener and then has nothing to say NOT ONE WORD about bacon and chiles and crema and stuff? Is this 50 seconds of culinary wizardry that will […]

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