frijoles

So you remember those cutesy Buick commercials from the past couple of years, the series that featured a chirpy synth soundtrack and beautiful people being surprised that beautiful people drive the General Motors brand and they all say “Is that a Buick” or some phrase of disbelief?

And how you laughed at the commercials, because no way on Earth would strangers or friends really congratulate you for driving a Buick? [Mas…]


In “Spanish America”, supposed kid singers explain how tortillas are corn bread and frijoles are what’s for lunch:

From the Children’s Record Guild 78, released circa early 1950s. With David Pfeffer as Pedro, also with Sally Sweetland, Earl Rogers, Lee Sweetland, Denise Alexander and David Anderson. Music by Miguel Sandoval. Story by L. Paris.

Is it Feliz Frijol Friday again? Hooray Happy Feet! (toon, photos)

by JUNCO CANCHÉ AND SOME FACEBOOK PEEPS March 10, 2017 Cartoons
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Mexican Food in Slo-Mo: Burrito Mariachi promo video

by Barney Asada February 7, 2017 Cultura

Burrito Mariachi Mexican Grill, with two location on New York’s Long Island, posted a sexy slo-mo video of their food preparation. Try not to drool as you watch flying lechuga, grilling carne asada, guacamole in production, salsa from scratch, a cold bar, a hot bar, chopping cebollas, two kinds of arroz, frijoles, pico de gallo, […]

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Chris Garcia: Growing Up Cuban Life Hacks #1 (video)

by Comic Saenz July 26, 2016 Cultura
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POCHO amigo Chris Garcia — a Cuban-American — is going public with the Cuban Life Hacks that turned his family’s hard life in a Commie dictatorship into Heaven on Earth, with arroz con pollo. PREVIOUSLY ON CHRIS GARCIA:

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La Cucaracha: Another July 4, another all-American cookout (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz July 5, 2016 Cartoons
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Pocho Ocho best ways to tell if someone is a member of ‘LA RAZA’

by Especial Correspondents June 9, 2016 El Now
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You know that “Mexican Judge,” Gonzalo P. Curiel? He can’t be impartial in the Trump University fraud case because he’s a member of that militant Mexican cabal known as LA RAZA. And he’s not the only one! After all, you can’t have a conspiracy with only one conspirator, amirite? There might even be card-carrying members […]

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POCHO is proud to present the very best burrito recipe video ever

by JEFE BOYARDEE February 25, 2016 Cultura
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Making a Burrito For One is a video by Sean Ye, who, as far as we know, is not related to Kan Ye.

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Cholo Electronics Show CES 2016 spotlights latest in High Aztech

by Especial Correspondents January 6, 2016 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from LAS VEGAS) The very latest in High Aztech is on display at the fifth annual Cholo Electronics Show (CES) opening here today. Generating the biggest buzz is the new “freemium” app Chologram™ from Oakland’s Firme Junior Systems. The free at first Instagram challenger showcases La Vida Loca Lifestyle® image effects, including the one-tap application of teardrop tattoos to a facial image. The […]

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This cute niño really loves his frijoles refritos (video)

by Barney Asada December 1, 2015 El Now
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Mealtimes with baby can be a messy experience. When Kayra Rosario Tisdell took her son to a Mexican restaurant in Clearlake in Northern California, she thought a plain quesadilla would be the perfect non-messy menu choice. Not so fast, Mom! This kid sure loves him some beans!

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Got bacon, chopsticks, bag o’ beans? Let’s make ‘Mexican Pizza’ (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE September 30, 2015 Cultura
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When in Vietnam, do what the Vietnamese do, and make Mexican Pizza. Get your bacon, chopsticks, and refried-frijoles-in-a-bag ready and you’re good to go! [Video by Ẩm thực cho mọi nhà.]

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Can solar-powered mariachis replace bean-powered mariachis?

by Comic Saenz August 10, 2015 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from GUANAJUATO, MX) Solar-powered mariachis have begun coming off production lines here in the high tech manufacturing city of Guanajuato, Mexico, musical soldiers in the war on climate change. The eco-friendly musicians use renewable energy from the sun instead of traditional musical fuels like frijoles, tacos y cerveza, all of which produce the […]

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Beans cross the line in a battle on the ‘Border’ (videos)

by Lucida Grandé May 14, 2015 Cartoons
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Blue bean, brown bean, we’re all beans inside, on BOTH SIDES of the Border. [This video by Belgian studio Plan 78 Animation is part of the 12 Minutes About Peace project.]

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Always sort your beans and discard foreign objects (photo)

by Comic Saenz April 23, 2015 Cartoons
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Los Pochodores: Our Pocho Ocho Top New Year’s Resolutions

by Especial Correspondents December 31, 2014 Cultura
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We asked the POCHO posse to share their New Year’s Resolutions for 2015. After the responses came in, we picked the best answers, and then carefully removed all the information that could personally identify the authors because El Cucuy. And so we present Los Pochodores’ Pocho Ocho Top New Year Revolutions: 8. Update my Nahuatl […]

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One-minute educational video: How a frijol becomes a pedo

by JEFE BOYARDEE September 2, 2014 Cultura
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Frijoles, as you may recall, are good for your heart, and here’s why.

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Tia Lencha’s Cocina: How ju make chilaquiles for the World Cup

by TIA LENCHA July 9, 2014 Cultura
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Hello. Is Tia Lencha here. I haves the World Cup feber. Do ju? Is the feber ju get from watching the World Cups and being so mad at the referees and Holland and wonder who put brujeria on Brazil, that ju want to hit the telebision with a cuchara from the kishen. But I watch […]

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#FF #FrijolFriday: The ‘Blazing Saddles’ campfire scene (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN March 28, 2014 Cultura
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Can we have some more beans, Mr. Taggart? PREVIOUSLY ON BEANS:

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New study: Beans (frijoles) are indeed ‘the magical fruit’

by María Purísima January 30, 2014 El Now
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(PNS reporting from GUANAJUATO, MX) Researchers at Guanajuato University of Technology (GUT) have confirmed that beans (frijoles) are not only one of the oldest and best sources for protein in the Americas, but that they are indeed “a magical fruit.” “Beans are one of the gifts from the New World to the rest of us,” […]

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One (Delicious) Minute in Mexico [video]

by MOSCA MEXICAN January 13, 2014 Cultura
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The Perennial Plate ate some good food in Mexico and refried it into a beautiful and tempting one-minute video, One Minute in Mexico. The music is Por El Suelo by Olmeca.

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