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Watch along as Chef Choy Jung In prepares a “morning burito” with paprika, onion, bacons, Tabasco®, eggs and pizza cheese. Whatever you call it, we’d gobble one right now. Thanks, Chef!

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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.]

She just wants to prepare some home made flour tortillas with her baby girl just like she did with her own mom. What’s the big deal?

NPR’s LatinoUSA explains:

April Salazar longs to make her Grandma Alice’s tortillas with her daughter. It is the same tortilla recipe her grandmother’s mother made in Baja California and later in Tucson, Arizona, after she fled the Mexican Revolution. There’s just one problem: she needs the stars to align… and the cooperation of her two-year-old daughter.

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I was making late night dinner at home Monday, and got a message from the cosmos. What do you think it means?


Mexican creator Evelyn Ramsburgh shows us how a green space alien makes burritos. Tortillas we have. Avocados ditto. The slime may be hard to source locally however.


At a recent Ignite San Diego session — where you get 20 slides and five minutes — presenter Scott Cole described his systematic evaluation of the burritos of San Diego using ten dimensions of awesomeness.

And that’s how they make tacos in Tijuana, Baja California (video)

by Chale Knickerbocker July 12, 2017 Cultura
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If this short video featuring the preparation of tortillas and tacos in TJ doesn’t make you hungry, ask your doctor if having Don Jr. jerk your email chain is right for you.

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Party too much on Cinco de Mayo? This workout is for you! (video)

by Barney Asada May 8, 2017 Cultura
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Feeling stuffed and disgustingly fat after Cinco de Mayo? All those tacos, chips, salsa, cerveza, y tequila add up! We recommend crunches. [Video by Adam Rozanski.]

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Your basic bacon-wrapped breakfast burrito (‘food porn’ video)

by Barney Asada March 30, 2017 Cultura
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The video’s creators call Bacon-Wrapped Breakfast Burrito “food porn”. Mmmm! Porn for breakfast! On the other hand, shouldn’t this be called a chimichanga?

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From England: Chicken teriyaki tacos with pineapple salsa (video)

by Barney Asada March 28, 2017 Cultura
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Looks pretty good, actually. A legit chicken teriyaki recipe, authentic pico de gallo/salsa made with grilled piña, and of course everything tastes better on a tortilla. We have three questions, though: Where did the rice come from? How can it be a “healthier” with a lettuce wrap instead of a tortilla? Corn tortillas are GLUTEN […]

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WATCH: From maiz to masa, from masa to your table (mesa)

by Barney Asada March 2, 2017 Cultura
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From Milpa to Mesa highlights the process of transforming heirloom corn from tiny farms across Mexico into tortillas. Helpful glossary from video creators The Perennial Plate:

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Pocho Ocho top activists’ pickup lines for Valentine’s Day 2017

by Especial Correspondents February 14, 2017 Cultura
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Love is in the air for Valentine’s Day. Is there a way for the politically active pocha or pocho, Chicano, Chicana, [email protected] and/or Latinx to get lucky AND make the world a better place? Yes, there is, in our list of the Pocho Ocho top activist pickup lines you can use for Valentine’s Day: 8. […]

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Houston: We have tacos! (‘Tacos en el espacio’) [video]

by Barney Asada January 3, 2017 Cultura
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Houston: We’ve got tacos — in space!

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Religious figures to Guadalupe: You’re a ‘miraculous appearance hog’

by María Purísima October 6, 2016 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from MEXICO CITY) Leading Catholic personalities gathered here this week to address a simmering controversy in the official Divine Advent & Manifestation Union (DAMU): members claim that La Virgen de Guadalupe (photo, center) is a publicity hog when it comes to miraculous appearances. “Can’t the Son of God just miraculously appear on a slice of […]

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LatinoUSA: The mysterious origins of Navajo fry bread tacos (audio)

by MOSCA MEXICAN August 5, 2016 Audio
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What is the deal on these so-called Navajo tacos, anyhow? NPR’s Anne Hoffman and Maria Hinojosa of LatinoUSA are looking for answers:

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La Cucaracha: Another July 4, another all-American cookout (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz July 5, 2016 Cartoons
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TORTILLA TOWEL: You know you want it, you know you need it (video)

by Verdana Bold July 5, 2016 Cultura
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When getting wrapped up in a soft and fluffy, warm from the dryer tortilla is your ComidaCosPlay character, you know you want it, you know you need it, the Tortilla Towel! The only question is — corn or wheat?

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McDonald’s plans Golden Arches for Teotihuacan, Chichen Itza

by Pejibaye Staff April 14, 2016 El Now
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Company claims indigenous communities lived on maiz, tortillas and McRibs (PNS reporting from CHICHEN ITZA) In a fresh effort by McDonald’s to prove that “tamales are a thing of the past,” the U.S. food chain has opened locations at famed Aztec and Mayan sites of Teotihuacan and Chichen Itza, with plans to expand to Guatemala’s […]

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NASA astronaut Scott Kelly makes a chicken taco – in space! (video)

by COMMANDANTE DATA February 26, 2016 Cultura
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It’s not easy, making a chicken taco while floating weightlessly in the International Space Station, but NASA astronaut Scott Kelly is determined. PREVIOUSLY ON MEXICAN FOOD IN SPACE:

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POCHO is proud to present the very best burrito recipe video ever

by JEFE BOYARDEE February 25, 2016 Cultura
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Making a Burrito For One is a video by Sean Ye, who, as far as we know, is not related to Kan Ye.

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Pocho Ocho top activists’ pickup lines for Valentine’s Day

by Especial Correspondents February 12, 2016 Cultura
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Love is in the air for Valentine’s Day, along with cries for immigration reform, equal economic opportunity and an end to pervasive systemic racism. Is there a way for the politically active pocha or pocho, Chicano, Chicana, [email protected] and/or Latinx to get lucky AND make the world a better place? Yes, there is, in our […]

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Saddest song ever! Lalo Guerrero sings “There’s No Tortillas” (video)

by Soy Capitan February 9, 2016 Cultura
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The great Lalo Guerrero can hardly sing for all the weeping as he performs There’s No Tortillas. And who can blame him? Here’s our favorite (non parody) Lalo Guerrero song — he calls it a “boogie woogie jitterbug”:

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Face of Jesus appears on flour tortilla in San Antonio (photo, video)

by ZORRO MULDER January 7, 2016 Cartoons
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Jesus Cristo has appeared on a tortilla in San Antonio, Texas. His burnt, crusty face showed up (photo) on a homemade flour tortilla just after his mom, La Virgen de Guadalupe, appeared on another flour tortilla in nearby Mexifornia. News4SanAntonio reports:

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When in Hyderabad, India, enjoy a ‘Chepotle’ egg burrito (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN October 9, 2015 Cultura
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Huevos? [✓] Comal? [✓] Gigantic tortilla? [✓] Mystery omelette toppings? [✓] Welcome to the street food of Hyderabad, India and the “Chepotle” breakfast (?) burrito.

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