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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]


Kawaii cutie Yuka Kinoshita, or Kinoshita Yuka, (it depends) taste tests a Taco Bell “quesarito” and a 12-taco party pack. Taco Bell? It’s a popular American restaurant chain that specializes in Mexican food, according to her smart phone. Click on [CC] to see the English subtitles.


POCHO’s Elise Valderrama, aka @buttronnica on the Twitter, reconsiders that one time she went to Taco Bell.

thetripIt’s warm inside, with TV and WiFi. There’s no food, though, so amigas Kiyah, Chloe and Tilly must now leave the house to undertake The Trip. But will they survive their “run to the border?” [Mas…]

octopusTired of asada? Pollo getting old? Frijoles run outta gas? These Taco Tuesday Tokyo Treats may be the change of pace you’ve been looking for. On the other hand, maybe you’ll count your blessings.

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Texas man gets ticket for riding horse to Taco Bell (video)

by GUY D'YAPPE April 13, 2015 El Now
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We have no problem with the guy riding a horse, but with all the possible places for xlnt tacos in the Great State of Tejas, this baboso goes to Taco Bell?

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Ask A Mexican: Why do Mexicans hate yellow cheese so much? (video)

by Comic Saenz March 12, 2015 Cultura
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When POCHO’s Associate Naranjero, the esteemed Gustavo ¡Ask A Mexican! Arellano, watched the video of BuzzFeed feeding Taco Bell to actual Mexicans (photo), he knew he needed to set the record straight regarding the yellow cheese that tops lots of Mexican-American food. Because queso, k no? Yellow cheese, says Gus, has an honorable history — […]

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Watch: BuzzFeed serves Taco Bell to L.A. Mexicans + @RoValderrama

by Barney Asada March 11, 2015 Cultura
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When BuzzFeed served some Taco Bell specialties to L.A. Mexicans, reactions were — let us say — mixed. We know it’s L.A. because they mention King Taco in East Los. Try it, you’ll like it. We also recommend Guisado on Cesar Chavez. And Eastside Luv right by Mariachi Plaza offers a great selection of refreshing […]

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La Cucaracha: Does detection of methane mean life on Mars? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz January 22, 2015 Cartoons
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Alternate Universe: Honest Advertising Slogans (toons)

by L. DON DRAPER October 27, 2014 Cartoons
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Somewhere, over the double rainbows, there’s a place on a river with tangerine trees and marmalade skies. And Honest Slogans, perfectly realized, from the Honest Slogans Tumblr.

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Taco Bell plans poetry-grilled ‘Verso-Quesarito-Burrito’

by Santino J. Rivera June 6, 2014 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from CHICAGO) Cheesy burrito fans and hashtag activists, your prayers have been answered! Taco Bell will debut a new menu item Monday – the Verso-Quesarito-Burrito, a burrito wrapped in a quesadilla with Mexican poetry written on the tortilla. The VQB is a ground “beef” burrito with rice, chipotle sauce and reduced-fat sour cream […]

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Taco Bell reveals secret 12% ingredients in 88% ‘beef’ tacos

by MOSCAMEXICAN April 30, 2014 El Now
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It’s not news that the “beef” in Taco Bell’s “beef” tacos was only 88% actual “beef.” POCHO amigo Gustavo Arellano was all over that years ago. But wassup with the other 12%? The mystery ended Tuesday as the fast-food chain came clean about the secret ingredients which the company says are all “completely safe and […]

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Tia Lencha’s Cocina: Valentine’s Day Hot Salsa Blind Tasting Test

by TIA LENCHA February 10, 2014 Cultura
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Hola. Is Tia Lencha here. Happy Valemtines Day! I haf the perfect parry idea. What is red and espicy and uses a blindfold? Get jur mind out of the basura (thas trash for you pochos.) Is the Valentimes Hot Sauce Taste Test. This is one test that is fun to estudy for! What is it? […]

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Gringo explains: Taco Bell is not Mexican food (NSFW video)

by Lucida Grandé February 10, 2014 Cultura
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Gringo Patrick DeGuire grew up in Southern California so he knows his comida mexicana [NSFW adult humor.] PREVIOUSLY ON TACO BELL:

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MADDEF rates 2013 a ‘Mestizo Year’ for Chihuahuas in media, online

by Comic Saenz January 14, 2014 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from BEVERLY HILLS) 2013 was a “Mestizo Year” for Chihuahuas in the media, according to the Mexican American Dog Defense and Education Fund’s (MADDEF) annual It’s A Dog’s Life report released here Monday. The study carefully tallies and grades Chihuahua representations in pop culture (TV, radio, Internets, books, newspapers, magazines, videos, pop music, […]

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Visionary behind Doritos Locos Tacos dies at 41 (photos + video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN December 9, 2013 Cultura
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Todd Mills, who came up with the idea for Doritos Locos Tacos, lost his battle with cancer on Thanksgiving. The Little Rock, Arkansas father of two was 41 (photo, above.) USA Today reports: Mills started the Facebook page “Taco Shells from Doritos Movement” in 2009, encouraging followers to “tell Frito-Lay that we demand nacho cheesy […]

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Bad Accent Video Theatre: ‘El Amor de Mi Amante’ (My Lover’s Love)

by EresNerd December 5, 2013 Cultura
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Student film? Bad Accent Video Theatre? Whatever! El Amor de Mi Amante is mini-telenovela brought to you by Taco Bell and this year’s hottest new fragrance — Twist! PREVIOUSLY ON BAD SPANISH ACCENT VIDEO THEATRE:

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Breaking: Chef Rick Bayless invents ultimate hangover cure

by Santino J. Rivera October 11, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from CHICAGO) Black coffee, menudo, In-N-Out, mota, maybe even a little hair of the dog — all common hangover remedies, right? But according to a study from Mexican culinary genius Rick Bayless, a new discovery might have them all beat: 7-Up. “People have helplessly suffered hangovers forever and without any kind of cure. […]

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It’s National Taco Day! Eat ’em if you got ’em

by Lalo Alcaraz October 4, 2013 Cultura
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According to either the National Taco Industry Council, or some drunk person who also just made this up, today is National Taco Day in the United Estates. And it says so, on to the online hub of this holiday, NationalTacoDay.com: In 2012, Americans ate 4.5 billion tacos!  That’s 490,000 miles of tacos, which could take […]

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Taco Bell serving ‘soylent gringo’? GMO corn causes concern

by Victor Payan August 20, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from WASHINGTON, DC) A new Food and Drug Administration study has detected a questionable strain of genetically-engineered corn in taco shells produced for Taco Bell. “It could cause digestive problems, cramping, spasms, allergic reactions and even night blindness,” Colonel Ben Enoso of the FDA’s Genetic Corn Division told a press conference Monday. “Unfortunately, […]

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Breaking: Actor Jesse Borrego to unveil new salsa

by Santino J. Rivera July 24, 2013 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from TAMPA) Chicano actor Jesse Borrego, famous for Blood In, Blood Out, is set to unveil a new salsa that he says will “light a fire under your ass!” The salsa, named “Chinga Tu Madre!” will be sold in cans only and is slated for release this September by the Rick Bayless Division […]

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Breaking: Taco Bell unveils new Rick Bayless-inspired burritos

by Santino J. Rivera July 12, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from ALAMEDA) If the Doritos Locos Tacos from Taco Bell are not satisfying your diarrheal needs, don’t worry! The chain is introducing a chef Rick Bayless-inspired burrito that features Flamin’ Hot Fritos corn chips as a summer-only item until early August. The burrito, which will retail for 99 cents, has rice, warm nacho cheese, beef, […]

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Robocrop: Mexican groups rally to skewer Monsanto’s killer GMO corn

by Victor Payan June 12, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from MEXICO DF) Farmers, activists, students, scientists and foodies organized a Carnival of Corn in Mexico City over the weekend to protest  genetically-engineered corn being forced into the food supply by corporations specifically like Monsanto. GMO corn, which is short for GITMO, or Guantanamo Corn, carries a gene designed to kill insects if eaten and […]

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