mexican food


In South Australia, a Port Noarlunga’s Tequila N Tacos video features an announcer with a “Mexican” accent. Get it right! The stereotyped fat Mexican cartoon avatar with sombrero, mustache, taco, and cerveza lacks the required serape, burro, and cactus.

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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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When Otto Cedeno moved from Orange County to NYC for film school, he missed the California tacos he grew up with. That’s why he opened his own joint, Otto’s Tacos. [Video by Juan L. Espinal.]

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Before the 16th Century, chocolatl only existed as a bitter, foamy drink in Mesoamerica. How did we get from there to today’s chocolate candy bars? Deanna Pucciarelli traces the fascinating and often cruel history of chocolate.

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Vegetarian Express — two locations in Chicago — is run and owned by the Diaz Family. Everyone in the familia, aside from Miguel’s wife Krystina and their two kids, is a Mexican immigrant. Some family members are documented, some are not, but they all work hard for their American Dream. What is their future during the Trump regime?

[Directed, edited, and shot by Zoe Murphy.]

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Mom? Where do tacos al pastor come from? (video)

by Barney Asada March 16, 2017 Cartoons
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Mardega explains the prehistoric origin of taco al pastor in Tacos Primitivos.

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Fake News Video: One Pot Cooking for Men: ‘Rosarito Beach Tacos’

by Barney Asada March 15, 2017 Cultura
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FAKE NEWS! We don’t think this is how they make tacos in Baja’s Rosarito Beach. And while there may be just one pot in the headline, there is also a pan in the video. ALTERNATIVE FACTS? We also notice a distinct lack of Salsa Cebolla Cilantro. Ground turkey? K what? And where did the beans […]

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60 second video: Deliciosos y saludables tacos de nopales

by Barney Asada March 14, 2017 Cultura
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They’re delicious! They’re healthy! They’re cactus tacos.

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La Cucaracha: It’s time to legalize it! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz March 13, 2017 Cartoons
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Philly’s Frankford section still isn’t heaven, but it has tacos! (videos)

by Comic Saenz March 10, 2017 Cultura
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In the late 1960s, Philadelphia band The American Dream had a local hit with a novelty song about public transportation and the North Philly neighborhood of Frankford. You Can’t Get to Heaven on the Frankford El,” they sang, “because the Frankford El goes straight to Frankford.” As a refugee from Philly living in LaLa Land […]

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Adios dinero, adios hyna, bienvenidos ‘Tacos,’ hola amor (video)

by BARNEY ASADA March 9, 2017 Cultura
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Life can be better…. But it can be so much worse…. Those Tacos, though. [Video by Eric J. Vasquez]

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The truck that feeds New York City: Sidewalk Tacos (video)

by Barney Asada March 8, 2017 Cultura
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The folks who work at Sidewalk Tacos feed the people of New York City, but they have LA MIGRA on their minds. [Video by Elliot Levy, a Belgian living in New Ork.]

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Chef Maria explains: A good taco starts with a good tortilla (video)

by Barney Asada March 3, 2017 Cultura
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A good taco starts with a good tortilla. Chef Maria Mazon of Tucson’s Boca Tacos y Tequila explains.

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WATCH: From maiz to masa, from masa to your table (mesa)

by Barney Asada March 2, 2017 Cultura
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From Milpa to Mesa highlights the process of transforming heirloom corn from tiny farms across Mexico into tortillas. Helpful glossary from video creators The Perennial Plate:

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Craigslist Austin Missed Connection W4M: ‘Sex and Tacos’ (NSFW video)

by CALLE DU CINEMA March 1, 2017 Cultura
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Craigslist Austin W4M Missed Connection: “…We met at the park…” [NSFW F-bomb.] PREVIOUSLY ON CRAIGSLIST:

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La Cucaracha: Welcome to Border Tacos, established in 1848 (2006 toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz February 21, 2017 Cartoons
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Fat foodaholic gabacho drinks Corona and makes corn tortillas (video)

by Barney Asada February 20, 2017 Cultura
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Chris Donovan of FatFoodaolics shows us How to Make Corn Tortillas the Wrong Way. Huh? He explains: Tortillas! One of my favorite foods on the planet. Nothing better then a Taco or Burrito smothered with cheese, sour cream, pico de gallo, etc. One thing, I can never replicate what I get in a good Mexican […]

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How-to Recipe Video: Korean pork belly bulgogi tacos with peanuts

by Barney Asada February 16, 2017 Cultura
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Gabiekook shows us how to make Korean pork belly bulgogi tacos with peanuts. But first you need to answer her question: [[우리집에왜왔니?]] 국가비의 코리안 타코편 (Why did you come to my house?) Aside from the religious issues we have regarding wheat vs corn tortillas, the marinade and saucing stuff look muy rico! Oh, and nice […]

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La Cucaracha: Latinos are good for business (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz February 15, 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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Los Angeles City Council legalizes street vendors (toon)

by Gabriel Tellez Jr. February 7, 2017 Cartoons
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