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The Jewish festival of Hanukkah חנוכה starts Sunday night, so Hebrew hermanos Jaquann and Luis prepare potato latkes (pancakes) one of the season’s signature treats. (Totally NSFW adult language.)

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Crickets are very efficient in turning dirt and air and water and other critters into big fat delicious grillos, much more efficient than cattle who drink water like it falls from the sky and fart like they’re not breathing the same damn air as ustedes and me. And grillos are traditional, indigenous, and delicious! Bay Area bug maven Monica Martinez of DON BUGITO explains.

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Would you eat tacos made from crickets (grillos)? How about grasshoppers (chapulines)? Why not? Don’t be squeamish. Crickets are kosher, you know!

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The Jewish festival of Hanukkah חנוכה starts Tuesday night, December 12, so Hebrew hermanos Jaquann and Luis are cooking up some potato latkes (pancakes) — one of the season’s signature treats. (Totally NSFW adult language.)

We’ve got cheesey avocado potato latke BREAKFAST TACOS too! [Mas…]



More and more Americans are getting into mezcal, and that’s good news for a new generation of artisanal farmers and producers.

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It’s a classic of Mexican art — La Selfie (toon)

by Jake Prendez June 15, 2017 Cartoons
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La Selfie is one of the newest additions to my contemporary codices series. The series asks: “If we were still creating codices like our ancestors what would they look like? What would our community look like?” [More like this @ JakePrendez.com.]

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Los Hebrew Homies cook Chanukah potato latkes (NSFW video)

by SOY VEY December 20, 2016 Cultura
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The Jewish festival of Hanukkah חנוכה starts Saturday night, so Hebrew hermanos Jaquann and Luis prepare potato latkes (pancakes) — one of the season’s signature treats. (Totally NSFW adult language.) We’ve got cheesey avocado potato latke BREAKFAST TACOS too!

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Kids learn traditional music at free mariachi summer camp (video)

by Soy Capitan August 5, 2016 Cultura
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A free mariachi summer camp in the city of Santa Rosa spreads the love for Mexico’s music in Northern California. KQED public TV explains:

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Dear Dad: I know you’re disappointed I’m dating a woman (video)

by Soy Capitan July 1, 2016 Cultura
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This Cannot Be from Irene Diaz is a poignant tale of love found, family and love lost. Her YouTube page explains it this way:

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Cooking students in Tabasco make world’s longest tamal (videos)

by MOSCA MEXICAN May 9, 2016 Cultura
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Gastronomy students at the Tabasco campus of the Autonomous University of Guadalajara broke a Guinness world record Saturday with the world’s longest tamal — a tamal wrapped in Yucatan-style banana leaves instead of the corn husks used in other parts of Mexico. And remember, kids, there is NO SUCH THING AS A “TAMALE:”

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Mexican artisan preserves, extends tradition of papier-mâché (video)

by Verdana Bold March 30, 2016 Cultura
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Carlos Arredondo is a 24-year-old self-taught artisan who crafts papier-mâché figurines. He sees his creations as counterweights to crime and violence; there is beauty and enchantment in Mexico, he says.

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Chanukah potato latkes from Los Hebrew Homies (Totally NSFW video)

by SOY VEY December 2, 2015 Cultura
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The Jewish festival of Hanukkah חנוכה starts Sunday night, so Hebrew hermanos Jaquann and Luis prepare potato latkes (pancakes) — one of the season’s signature treats. (Totally NSFW adult language.) We’ve got cheesey avocado potato latke BREAKFAST TACOS too! *** HOUSE AD *** Can you donate $20 or $50 so we can make more Ñews […]

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Who knew? La Quirky learns you can buy huaraches online (video)

by Andalé Mono November 20, 2015 Cultura

La Quirky, pocha shopping expert, discovers you can buy huaraches online. Who knew? PREVIOUSY ON LA QUIRKY:

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La Cucaracha: Get your Dia de Los Muertos altar right (toon, photo)

by Lalo Alcaraz November 2, 2015 Cartoons
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Hungry in Lincoln Heights? Look for the ‘Corn Man’ (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN September 23, 2015 Cultura
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The Corn Man has been vending elotes in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Lincoln Heights for 27 years, according to L.A. Eater:

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How to make Mexican tortillas|Cómo hacer tortillas mexicanas (video)

by Barney Asada August 27, 2015 Cultura
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Este vídeo fue grabado en Chiapas, México. En él podemos ver la forma tradicional de hacer las tortillas, hechas por los mismos miembros de la comunidad de Petalcingo. Vuélvete un experto e impresiona a tus amigos. // This was recorded in Petalcingo, Chiapas, Mexico. We can see how native people of this community prepare traditional […]

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California Feetwarmers and LA Shag: Dance to ‘San’ (#TBT 1920s video)

by QUESO QUESEM June 4, 2015 Cultura

Throwback Thursday #TBT takes us back to the “jazz age, the Roaring Twenties” as The California Feetwarmers perform live in DTLA’s historic Union Station with the dance troupe LA Shag. The song is San:

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Santa Clara de Juarez, MX, the pueblo that lives on tortillas (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN June 1, 2015 Cultura
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The 3000 indigenous residents of Santa Clara de Juarez make a living by making tortillas, starting with non-GMO corn they grow in their own fields. An Australian tortillero went to the town to document the process.

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Local Mexican cafe preps special Red Bull® Menudo for New Year’s Day

by EresNerd December 31, 2014 Cultura
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(PNS reporting HOUSTON) Lalo’s Cocina Bar & Grill here will be serving special New Year’s Day breakfasts to early risers going to Mass and partiers winding down from New Year’s Eve, but that’s not the whole estory.

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Los Cenzontles: ‘¡Soy México Americano!’ How about you? (video)

by QUESO QUESEM December 26, 2014 Cultura
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Los Cenzontles (The Mockingbirds) are México Americano. Y ustedes tambien? [Words and music by R. Fuentes.] Mira the lyrics:

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Los Hebrew Homies make Hanukkah potato latkes (NSFW video)

by SOY VEY December 15, 2014 Cultura
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The Jewish festival of Hanukkah חנוכה starts Tuesday night, so Hebrew hermanos Jaquann and Luis prepare potato latkes (pancakes) one of the season’s signature treats. (Totally NSFW adult language.) PREVIOUSLY ON HOMEBOY HEBREWS:

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Your friendly, neighborhood Mexico City bakery (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE May 22, 2014 Cultura
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Honey, please stop by the panaderia on your way home and pick up some pastries for dessert, OK? [Video by Diario.]

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Hebrew homeboys make Chanukah potato latkes (NSFW video)

by SOY VEY November 26, 2013 Cultura
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The Jewish holiday of Chanukah חנוכה starts Wednesday night, so Hebrew hermanos Jaquann and Luis prepare potato latkes (pancakes) one of the season’s signature treats. This year Chanukah and Thanksgiving coincide, so all the Pochodores wish you a Gobble Tov! (Totally NSFW adult language.) PREVIOUSLY ON HOMEBOY HEBREWS:

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