mexican food

El Paletero is the newest edition to my contemporary codices series. The series asks if we were still creating codices like our ancestors what would they look like? What would our community look like?

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(PNS reporting from HUNTINGTON BEACH) Area sales manager Rick Miller is happy to share his new-found Spanish vocabulary with co-workers, buds from the office disclosed Tuesday.

Miller (photo), who explained that he went to a barbecue Sunday over at his new Mexican-American neighbors’ house, informed early arrivals at yesterday’s quarterly sales meeting that a limon is actually what we call a lime in English, and lemons are limas in Spanish. [Mas…]

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Norma and Jerry Stevens met and fell in love at a taqueria in North Hollywood, moved to Ohio, and opened up Norma’s Casa de Tacos in Boardman (near Youngstown). Ten years later, their Jalisco-style Mexican food is an overnight sensation. [Video by the Business Journal Daily.]

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It doesn’t matter whether you’re using The Force (or a light saber) — cutting the asada off the rotating carne al pastor grill is a tedious task — not to mention that wasted meat!

That’s why you need an automagic 110 volt AC meat slicer (Rebanador De Carne) aka cutting knife (Cuchillo Cortadora). Here’s the video: [Mas…]

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Uhm, no thanks. We’ll pass.

COINCIDENCE OR CHIPSTER CONSPIRACY?

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La Cucaracha: Secret of happiness on sale just 5¢ (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz April 10, 2017 Cartoons
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Canuckian Taco Tourist visits La Carnita in Toronto (video)

by Barney Asada April 7, 2017 Cultura
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We’ve got your Canuckian Taco Tips Right Here, ey! What to wear, what to drink, and, of course, what to eat at La Carnita in Toronto. OMG! Micheladas!

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Keep your burrito safe and warm with a Burrito Buddy™ (infomerical)

by Barney Asada April 5, 2017 Cultura
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Skip the drama of dining disasters with the new Outdoor Research Burrito Buddy™, featuring the patented Burrito Heat-O Technology for both infinitely hot Mexican goodness and fingertip burn prevention. The Burrito Buddy’s sturdy, carnage-proof construction prevents lunchtime leakage or breakage, and a convenient food fastener plays it safe with a zippered closure. Plus, the Burrito […]

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This is a how-to-make-tacos video from Chile. Huh?

by Barney Asada April 4, 2017 Cultura
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The folks from Chile’s Mundos Jumbo want you to make tacos this way, with a can of their Mexican style red beans, lettuce, ground meat, tomatoes, purple cebolla, salt and pepper, but no lime, no cilantro, no spices, and no chiles. Ya think?

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Yes indeed! That surely is a mega California burrito! (video)

by Barney Asada April 3, 2017 Cultura
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The Mega California Burrito from Sabor Taqueria y Mariscos in Oxnard, Califas, is made with “three large tortillas, generous portions of carne asada, beans, fries, grilled peppers, cheese, sour cream, guacamole and red sauce.” $25 feeds the whole family! Come for the burritos and stay for the micheladas. Or vice versa. Why is it a […]

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Your basic bacon-wrapped breakfast burrito (‘food porn’ video)

by Barney Asada March 30, 2017 Cultura
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The video’s creators call Bacon-Wrapped Breakfast Burrito “food porn”. Mmmm! Porn for breakfast! On the other hand, shouldn’t this be called a chimichanga?

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La Cucaracha: When immigration sweeps get personal (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz March 29, 2017 Cartoons
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Frida Kahlo, back from the dead, serves up tacos in N. Carolina (video)

by Barney Asada March 29, 2017 Cultura
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We’re happy she found work at this new restaurant, even if it is in North Carolina. Frida’s Mexican Kitchen is on Facebook, too, don’t ya know!

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If you need a hat AND cabeza de vaca, this mercado is for you (video)

by Barney Asada March 27, 2017 Cultura
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You can get anything you want at a traditional Mexican mercado like this one in downtown Mazatlán. [Video by Robert Ellis.]

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Oz taqueria features odd ‘Mexican’ accent in short video spot

by Barney Asada March 23, 2017 Cartoons
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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 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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Orange County pocho misses Cali tacos in NYC, opens own place (video)

by Barney Asada March 21, 2017 El Now
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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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Chocolatl’s history is not so sweet (TedEd animated video)

by Andalé Mono March 20, 2017 Cartoons
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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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In Chicago, the Diaz Family works for the ‘American Dream’ (video)

by Barney Asada March 20, 2017 Cultura

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 […]

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La Cucaracha: And then they came for the taco guy (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz March 17, 2017 Cartoons
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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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