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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!


Mexican-style food products maker Tio Pablo, in New Zealand, shows us how to make “pork and pineapple tacos” using their Mayan Gold chile powder and mango salsa picante. PRO TIP: “Coriander” = cilantro.


Elliott Bambrough of Chicago’s Best stopped by Tacos Mario’s to see if is really el mero mero when it comes to tacos al pastor.

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Pocho Ocho best ways to tell if your tamales are illegal

by Especial Correspondents November 19, 2015 Cultura
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After the Border Patrol at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) confiscated and incinerated 450 “illegal tamales” flown in from Mexico (photo), we asked tamale experts how law-abiding citizens could determine if their tamales were also illegal. After all, when tamales are illegal, only illegals will have tamales. Here are the Pocho Ocho Best Ways to […]

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Tuesday: English vato eats tacos al pastor in Mexico City (video)

by Barney Asada June 30, 2015 Cultura
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The host of YouTube’s popular True Mexico channel — he’s apparently a Brit (no name) living in Mexico City — goes out for tacos al pastor. The 1960s origin of the vertical rotary grill is a contentious Mediterranean issue with Turkey (doner kabobs), Greece (gyros) and Lebanon (shwarma) all claiming firsties. We don’t care. Nom […]

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Taco Thursday: World’s Longest Taco Triumph? (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN February 19, 2015 Cultura
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Taqueros in Guadalajara put together a two-mile long line of tacos (de puerco) in an attempt to set a Guinness World Record, according to UPI: …The group in Guadalajara put together the uninterrupted line of tacos using 2,645 pounds of pork. The 9,047.24-foot-long line of tacos was constructed from ingredients from the state of Yucatan […]

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Brit paper explains how to eat nachos — the exotic ‘titans of trash food’

by JEFE BOYARDEE May 15, 2014 Cultura

Nachos are exotic foreign fare in Merrye Olde Inglaterra, so you need someone to explain how they work. We think “trash food” is British for “junk food,” but these people also call cookies “biscuits” so who knows what they mean. Anyhow, our Limey expert’s first step to acceptable nacho eating is the purchase of Doritos. […]

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Authentic tacos in Seoul, South Korea – and Nutella nachos (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN May 12, 2014 Cultura
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Sweet and Tasty TV’s Professor Oh checks out the Mexican food at Vatos Urban Tacos in Seoul, South Korea. It’s puro L.A. fusion style – Korean kalbi beef tacos a la Kogi, pork carnitas and Baja-style fish tacos. Fresh guacamole and cool Coronas, too. Not to mention Nutella nachos. PREVIOUSLY ON MEXICAN FOOD:

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Hispanic moms: Serve Jimmy Dean® for a dubious breakfast! (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE September 11, 2013 Cultura
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¡Hola, Hispanic moms! Serving your Hispanic family a dubiously-healthy breakfast is just a button-push away with Jimmy Dean® Brand croissant, egg, sausage and cheese breakfast sandwiches. Not only are they graded F for nutrition but you can heat them in the microwave to pretend you care! Each delicious serving packs a generous 60% of the […]

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Nom nom nom: Chile verde con puerco y papas (video)

by Barney Asada August 26, 2013 Cultura
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Nicole Presley is joined by a foul-mouthed Vieja Chile Verde who would rather be using a molcajete than a blender as they make pork with green chiles and potatoes. Presley explains:

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Protestors target Monsanto’s plans for soy ‘chicharrones’ (updated)

by CHICO REYES May 17, 2012 El Now
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(PNS reporting from MISSOURI) Busloads of pro-pig activists from Texas converged on Monsanto’s St. Louis headquarters here today to protest the chemical/agricultural mega-corporation’s plans to produce extruded soy flaps meant to replace natural chicharrones. Bearing signs that read “NO PORK NO PEACE,” “WE WANT LARD FOR OUR MONEY” and “SAY NO TO SOY CHICHARRONES,” the […]

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