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This Seafood Taco in a Nordic Style LOOKS LIKE A TACO but except for the fish, there is not one ingredient you’d see in a taco in your neighborhood. The “tortilla” is made from rye flour, the “skyr sauce” is some kind of Icelandic yogurt, and the fennel and watercress are not your abuelita’s pico de gallo. All in all, it might be delish. But is it a taco? Discuss. [EDITOR’s NOTE: Canadians have craftily rebranded “rapeseed oil.” We North Americans call it “Canola” eh.]

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On the ground floor of the Empire State Building in Manhattan, Tacombi Tacos Chef Oscar Hernandez serves fish tacos two ways. Looks legit!

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Nicole Lopez is a real estate agent who knows what people want — TACOS!

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$8 tacos? Sure–with micro-cilantro, uni, and legit masa (audio)

by Comic Saenz February 2, 2018 Audio
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POCHO amigo Javier Cabral, aka freelance food writer TheGlutster, talked to Southern California Public Radio’s Larry Mantle about why $8 tacos may be worth it. Cabral wrote about this for our compas at L.A. Taco. Frankly, you had me at the uni.

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New Mex restaurant used to be Chinese? No problema! (photo)

by Comic Saenz February 1, 2018 Cultura
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So your new Mexican restaurant is taking over a space formerly occupied by a Chinese restaurant and there’s a big pandas mural painted on the wall? No problem! (Snagged from REDDIT.)

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Open your mouth and close your eyes it’s raining tacos (nude video)

by Chale Knickerbocker January 30, 2018 Cultura
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Alex sure does love those tacos! [Video by Broderick, who we hope is Alex’ dad.]

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Everything tastes better with opera: EL TACO, the video

by Barney Asada January 26, 2018 Cultura
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When you make tacos, play opera music too. [Video by the mysterious Mangle Media.] PREVIOUSLY ON OPERA WITH FOOD VIDEOS:

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They call this a quesadilla in NYC? Unclear on the concept! (photo)

by LAURA MARTINEZ January 25, 2018 Cultura
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Sure, whatever you say, Westside Market 🙄 pic.twitter.com/t0TmWzVNLC — Laura Martínez ®️ (@miblogestublog) January 24, 2018 [Editor’s Note: We found Westside Market’s website. It features cheese, unlike these “quesadillas”. Go figure.]

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Are SF’s best burritos served at La Taqueria in the Mission? (video)

by Barney Asada January 24, 2018 Cultura
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This video claims the best tacos and burritos in San Francisco are served at La Taqueria in the Mission. Four hundred pounds of carne asada every day can’t be wrong, amirite?

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The Mitla Cafe in San Bernardino is where Taco Bell was born (video)

by Barney Asada January 18, 2018 Cultura
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When in San Bernardino, east of Los Angeles in the Inland Empire, be sure to stop by the Mitla Cafe, the restaurant where Taco Bell was born. [Video by Katrina Parks]

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A day in the life of a taquero in Chiapas, Mexico (video)

by Barney Asada January 11, 2018 Cultura
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To be Mexican is to work work work trabajar trabajar trabajar the Chiapas taquero tells the film maker as he follows him from early morning prep to his route through the varrio with tacos al canasta. It’s Friday, and that means ceviche. Bonus footage: A welder/metal worker.

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La Cucaracha: I’m turning over a new ‘vegan’ leaf in 2018 (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz January 4, 2018 Cartoons
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We are doomed! Robot taquero slices the trompo for al pastor (video)

by Barney Asada December 26, 2017 Cultura
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Or maybe not doomed. If we must have robot overlords, maybe we can all agree on this one. Because the alternative is desolate and dark:

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La Cucaracha: Merry Christmas y Happy Holidays! (2013 toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz December 20, 2017 Cartoons
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Some people hate cilantro, others love it. Wassup with that? (PBS video)

by Barney Asada December 20, 2017 Cultura
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There’s no Mexican food without cilantro — well, in theory. But some people just hate hate hate the taste of this herb. PBS explains.

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In Fresno, Liz Sanchez shares family recipes at Casa de Tamales (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN December 20, 2017 Cultura
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Her mom’s and abuela’s recipes are the secret sauce at Liz Sanchez’ Casa de Ta males in Fresno. She uses fresh corn for the tortillas and tamales and serves micheladas tambien! What could be bad? [Fresno booster Jason Farris made the video.] It’s interesting that Sanchez switches back and forth between saying “tamal” and “tamale.” […]

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LISTEN: All you want for Christmas: ‘Buñuelos a monton’

by Barney Asada December 19, 2017 Audio
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É Arenas É Arenas, bass player for Chicano Batman, cooks up some cumbia for Christmas in this new song Buñuelos a Monton, and he includes all your favorite fiesta Mexmas specialties:

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This image of a ‘Tamalada’ is in the Smithsonian collection (toon)

by HABLO PICASSO December 19, 2017 Cartoons
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Tamalada, a lithograph by Chicana artist Carmen Lomas Garza, is in the collection of the Smithsonian. Looks sorta like your family, right, primo?

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Tia Lencha’s Cocina: I Teash You How to Make the Three Kings Bread

by TIA LENCHA December 18, 2017 Cultura
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Hello! Is Tia Lencha here! Merry Chrismas! Today I teash you to make the Three Kings Bread, ju know, the one with the Baby Jesus in it? Jes, tha one. I haf many things to celebrate this Chrismas, m’ijo get good grades, he has good healthy, he still helps me put my recipes on the […]

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