mexican food


The National Pork Board wants you to eat more of “the other white meat” and got Puerto Rico-born, Miami-based, Asian-gastropub-owning chef José Mendín to share how he makes Michoacan-style pork carnitas. We’re surprised by his use of condensed milk in the recipe, but that shows why we’re not a five-time James Beard Award nominee and he is!

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Oz-based taqueria chain Guzman y Gomez sells Mexican food on the other side of the world. Project Wing, a subsidiary of Alphabet (Google’s parent company), is working on local delivery drone copters. It was a match made in heaven. Read more at Guzman y Gomez’ website.

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They’re really half-moon shaped taco-folded ice cream sandwiches but we’re not complaining.

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In Lyon, France, the folks at Bnin claim to make tacos with mustard, ketchup, thyme, sugar, mayonnaise, pickled cucumbers, “pomme frites” and “sandwich cheese” then wrap them up in flour tortillas like a burrito and toast them in a panini press. Unclear on the concept, don’t you think?

Their ingredients:

  • Taco bread or tortillas
  • 250 g chicken breast
  • French fries
  • Sandwich cheese
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He crossed the river several times to find work in the United States — and got sent to jail or sent back. Now Zacatecas native Pedro Leyva is a citizen and a business owner of The Taco Shop in his adopted town of Oxford, Mississippi.

Link via pocho Profe Chastillez.

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These tacos de guisado — in a restaurant? at home? — sure look delicious. We’ve asked video creator Miriam Rdz for more information. Tengo hambre!

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Cocina Para Chicos: How to make a ‘Baby Taco’ (video)

by Barney Asada October 4, 2017 Cultura
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When you’re cooking for kids, what’s a dish your niñas y niños will be sure to like? Consider the Baby Taco. [Video by Nan Moróco] PREVIOUSLY ON STOP MOTION COOKING VIDEOS:

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Mexico City After Dark: The Search for El Trompo (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN October 3, 2017 Cultura
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After the sun sets, Chilangos walk the darkened streets of Mexico D.F. in search of …. El Trompo! [Video by Urban Plane Media.]

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Texas taco trailer lets you order corn tortillas, so no poop (video)

by Barney Asada September 26, 2017 Cultura
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In Bridgeport, Texas, near Dallas, the La Campechanita Taqueria trailer (now up on blocks) serves terrific tacos on corn tortillas so you won’t get all bloated and have to poop. Because Texas.

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Lạ miệng với tacos cá hồi kiểu Mexico (video)

by Barney Asada September 25, 2017 Cultura
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Lạ miệng với tacos cá hồi kiểu Mexico ———– Công thức nấu ăn: Hãy thử một lần thưởng thức món tacos cá hồi xem sao nhé, đảm bảo bạn sẽ thích. Tacos – một món ăn lâu đời của Mexico – được những người Châu Âu đầu tiên trong những cuộc viễn chinh đã khám […]

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MR. POCHO’s Cousin Chunky opens taco truck in Indiana (video)

by Barney Asada September 22, 2017 Cultura
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MR. POCHO’S Cousin Chunky has a new taco truck in Valparaiso, Indiana. Check it out! [Video by Carlos Martinez.]

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It All Makes Sense Now! Taxonomy of Mexican Food (toon)

by Barney Asada September 19, 2017 Cartoons
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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.]

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La Cucaracha’s Taco Cart Guy: Pardon DREAMers, deport Arpaio (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 14, 2017 Cartoons
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Bed, Bath and Taco Trucks? And they appear to be on sale!

by Especial Correspondents September 14, 2017 Cultura
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Spotted and photographed in the wild by Guatemalan-American Facebook friend Carolina E. Barillas, so don’t know if they are discontinued, on sale, or destined to be ON EVERY CORNER. In the Bed, Bath online store, they come with gummy worm straws and “chopsticks” (!) for $23.99: We are like, “OK, sure but hold the worms.”

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Buy me some peanuts and grasshoppers at the Seattle Mariners (video)

by Barney Asada September 13, 2017 Cultura
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Chapulines — grasshoppers, crunchy, and salty, and spicy — are a big hit at the Safeco Field home of the Seattle Mariners. Fans have eaten 1000 pounds of the exotic snacks so far.

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Tacos El Gavilan in Rialto: Dry meat + good salsa = 7.5 (video)

by Barney Asada September 12, 2017 Cultura
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Tacos y Trifecta’s horse and food lover Jose Contreras notes that tacos are only $1.65 at Tacos El Gavilan in Rialto, but the carne asada is tasteless and dry. On the other hand, there’s agua de pina and killer red salsa!

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La Cucaracha: No one pays for walls better than Mexico! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 7, 2017 Cartoons
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The Kate Spade ‘Taco Truck Purse’ is a Latino cultural barometer

by BERNADETTE RIVERO September 7, 2017 Cultura
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A Guide To Understanding The Differences Between Different Kinds Of Latinos, As Manifested By Responses T O   T H I S Kate Spade Taco Truck Purse ($251) · Mexican: Ay, no. · Mexican-American: Hell. No. · Latinx: That’s cultural appropriation. · Tex Mex: OMG I WANT THIS PURSE!!!!!!

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East Los Angeles iconic chain King Taco gets an 8.4 (video)

by Barney Asada September 6, 2017 Cultura
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Tacos y Trifecta‘s official horse and taco lover Jose Contreras stops by one of the famous King Taco restaurants and says the carne asada is a solid 8.4. And the red salsa? Aiyee! PREVIOUSLY ON KING TACO:

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La Cucaracha: Happy Street Vendor Labor Day! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 4, 2017 Cartoons
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How about some deep-fried fresh tuna tacos? (video)

by Barney Asada August 31, 2017 Cultura
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Check out these yummy looking tacos de atun (tuna) prepared in the style of Baja fish tacos — i.e, deep fried, but with pico de gallo instead of cabbage and (no comment) flour tortillas. [This recipe video was made for the EL ROSAL masa harina people, in Tijuana.]

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This is a love song to Tacos El Tigre, in Colima, MX (video)

by Barney Asada August 29, 2017 Cultura
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“You’re just too good to be true,” sings Frankie Valli. “I can’t take my eyes off of you.” And love is love, in the City of Colima, in the State of Colima, at Tacos El Tigre and their delicious tacos adobada. It’s obvious videographers Atempo Fotographia are in love with these tacos, and why not? […]

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