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Elotitos aka esquites — corn off the cob Mexican style (video)

by Barney Asada July 31, 2017 Cultura
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Sure you can have traditional elotes — whole Mexican corn on the cob — or you can have elotitos aka esquitos — de-cobbed corn in a cup. And today, just for you, with you can have elotitos inside a bag of corn chips in San Luis Potosí in Central Mexico! [Video by Pi Suarez.]

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The Corn Gods are not pleased when immigrants hurt immigrants

by Lalo Alcaraz July 29, 2017 Cultura
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The corn gods are not pleased. In a year of increased hate crimes against immigrants and people of color, and also rampant xenophobia, Islamophobia, misogyny, and anti-Semitism, I’m not surprised that the ire of mouth breathers has turned to street vendors.

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Captain Elotes: Representation and the Barrio Heroes

by JUNCO CANCHÉ July 29, 2017 Cartoons
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I just was a panelist at San Diego Comic Con, where Chicano artists like me discussed our role in art and comics. We talked about the importance of Chicana and Chicano characters in media, and how it represents us as a community. Representation is a key aspect in our work, and after watching the video […]

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Jamaican jerk-seasoned elotes will make you say ‘BRUH!’ (video)

by Barney Asada July 29, 2017 Cultura
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YouTuber BrownBelle prepares yummy-looking grilled “Mexican street corn” — aka ELOTES — spiced up with Jamaican jerk seasoning and her own chimichurri. We like the way she braids the corn husks as handles for the cornsicles. And the way she says “BRUH!” Click here for the jerk recipe. BrownBelle is on the Feisbuk tambien.

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Pocho Ocho Top Ways to Decolonize Your Diet

by Especial Correspondents September 7, 2016 Cultura
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Decolonizing your diet is more than a trendy Chicanx meme, it’s a book, and a chingon idea. If you want to just say “No!” to the comida of the Conquistadors and eat what Tlaloc intended — the authentic food of your ancestors — here are the Pocho Ocho Top Ways to Decolonize Your Diet: 8. […]

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Finally a legit recipe video for ‘Mexican Street Corn’ aka elotes

by JEFE BOYARDEE June 2, 2016 Cultura
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No pinche RONCO appliance this time, just a grill, corn on the cob, and all the fixings. Yay! As always, street not included, and bring your own Tajin. PREVIOUSLY ON ELOTES:

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Elotes for clueless gabachos … from RONCO (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE May 27, 2016 Cultura
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RONCO, the company that sells weird-ass single-use food prep gizmos via infomercials, wants you to buy their weird-ass single-use gizmo that makes elotes, which they call “Mexican Street Corn.” Actual street not included. PREVIOUSLY ON ELOTES:

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Hungry in Lincoln Heights? Look for the ‘Corn Man’ (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN September 23, 2015 Cultura
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The Corn Man has been vending elotes in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Lincoln Heights for 27 years, according to L.A. Eater:

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Pop-up restaurant serves ‘East Coast’ elotes, sopes y churros (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN June 10, 2015 Cultura
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Then there was the time chef Jonathan Pimental popped up a restaurant on the roof of an LA building and served “East Coast” elotes, designer sopes and elegant churros.

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Pocho Ocho top reasons Obama’s State of the Union gave us a sad

by ERES NERD Y PROFESSOR EQUIS January 22, 2015 El Now
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Despite the his many significant accomplishments and chingon new proposals, we were disappointed by what President Obama didn’t say at Tuesday night’s State of the Union address. Here are the Pocho Ocho top reasons Obama’s SOTU gave us a sad: 8. Still no federal funding for Flying Trocas research. 7. Didn’t announce plan to make […]

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Stop torturing that kitty! ‘Nuestro gato Tyler comiendo elotes’ (video)

by Barney Asada October 4, 2013 Cultura
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Tyler the kitty sure likes corn on the cob — or is he/she being forced to perform for the video amusement of his cruel owners? PREVIOUSLY ON CAT SCRATCH THEATRE:

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