mexican food

When you bite into a taco, you are tasting the results of an ancient chemical process called nixtamalization. It’s a technique that hasn’t changed much since 1500 BCE, and along the way it helped the Aztecs rise to power and made tortillas softer, tastier, and much more nutritious. Today, Benjamin Miller and Christina Martinez are the only chefs in Philadelphia making their tortillas from scratch, which means they practice the ancient art of nixtamalization. [Mas…]

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POCHO amigo Arnie Bermudez’ new cartoon series follows events at your favorite local taqueria, SARAPE’s GRILL. Let’s take a look …. [Mas…]

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La Cucaracha: Taco Cart Guy is not a stereotype (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz May 2, 2018 Cartoons
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Tacos are ‘The Cuisine of the Rio Grande Valley’ (video)

by Barney Asada April 27, 2018 Cultura
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Newbie vlogger Jose Reyes visits three taquerias in Texas’ Rio Grande Valley and shares his impressions. Because we are committed to accurate portrayals of whatever it is we seek to accurately portray, we asked POCHO’s Texas Burro Jefe Beto Mesta aka Eres Nerd if this video was legit. “Yup!” he replied.

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Jackson Heights, Queens, home of the not-really-al-pastor pizza (video)

by Barney Asada April 25, 2018 Cultura
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In New York City’s Jackson Heights neighborhood, at Los Amigos Thin Crust Pizza, you can get a pie that’s sorta like al pastor, but not really. They’re on Facebook.

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La Cucaracha: Here’s a military parade we’d like to see (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz April 24, 2018 Cartoons
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La Cucaracha: Trump’s pinche trade wars impact taco industry (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz April 23, 2018 Cartoons
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At Toloache in Manhattan, ‘Grasshopper Tacos’ are a big hit (video)

by Barney Asada April 18, 2018 Cultura
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The New York City mini restaurant chain Toloache recommends three orders of Tacos de Chapulines for a party of 10. Your mileage may vary. [Video by Keziah Tutu for Pavement Pieces.] PREVIOUSLY ON CHAPULINES: TV Chef Chris Oh loves the Tacos de Chapulines in NYC (video) Tacos de Grillos — grasshoppers (how-to recipe video)

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Welcome to Tacos Hipódromo, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico (video)

by Barney Asada April 17, 2018 Cultura
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La Cocina — an observational documentary — is by Bad Barista Films.

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That time when a Nazi dude ordered from the taco truck (NSFW video)

by Barney Asada April 11, 2018 Cartoons
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Director Darren Bachynski turned Charlie Demers’ live comedy routine about a Nazi’s trip to a taco truck into a cartoon video. [NSFW F-bomb.]

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Is your Tio like this or only at SARAPE’s GRILL? (toon)

by Comic Saenz April 3, 2018 Cartoons
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POCHO amigo Arnie Bermudez’ new cartoon series follows events at your favorite local taqueria, SARAPE’s GRILL. Let’s take a look as Tio Sarape reveals his latest plans….

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Let’s get real – canned menudo is way better than your abuela’s

by Carlos Aguilar March 30, 2018 Cultura
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I’d rather eat canned menudo than whatever is cooking in your kitchen. I said it and I don’t regret it. The reasons are simple and clear; here are four:

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VIDEO: Excuse me, Mr. Mariachi, but it’s ‘Taco Tuesday’

by Barney Asada March 27, 2018 Cartoons
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That time El Mariachi met El Taquero on Taco Tuesday. [Video by Dylan Carrow.]

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La Cucaracha: That Frida Kahlo Barbie Doll sure looks hungry (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz March 22, 2018 Cartoons
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VIDEO: How to humanely wrap your elephant seal like a burrito in a wet towel

by Chale Knickerbocker March 22, 2018 Cultura
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Wrapping your elephant seal in a “burrito wrap” is much easier if you wet the towels first. Also, don’t sit on his flippers. [Video by Stan Jensen.]

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You never know what will happen next at SARAPE’s GRILL! (toons)

by Comic Saenz March 15, 2018 Cartoons
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POCHO amigo Arnie Bermudez has started up a new cartoon series set at your favorite local taqueria, SARAPE’s GRILL. Let’s take a look, shall we?

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In Miami, this San Diego homie keeps it real at ‘The Taco Stand’ (video)

by Andalé Mono March 14, 2018 Cultura
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Lookin good in Miami! San Diego pocho Fernando Mendez keeps it real at The Taco Stand, 313 NW 25th St., where, apparently “raza” means “squad.” The taqueria has 5 stars on Yelp!

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This is how they make a basic, everyday burrito in Art School (videos)

by Barney Asada March 13, 2018 Cultura
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For David Tang’s and Justin Ye’s final stop-motion project at [school unknown] they made this Fantasy Burrito. It would go great with this fantasy stop-motion guacamole, we’re so sure:

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La Cucaracha: The Taco Nazi will NOT serve ammosexuals (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz March 12, 2018 Cartoons
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Tired of standing over a hot comal, flipping tortillas? We’ve got robots!

by Barney Asada March 9, 2018 Cultura
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A middle class Anglo family, tired of Mom’s home cooking, join la revolución with the help of an electric tortilla toaster.

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