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In San Diego, your basic carne asada burrito comes with French fries inside. They call it a “California Burrito,” because that’s how they roll.

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TacoFix, a new family Mexican restaurant that opened just yesterday (Wednesday) in L.A.’s Highland Park neighborhood, promises they’ll soon be delivering tacos by drone. Watch this proof-of-concept video where a drone makes a delivery to a customer — a hungry guy who just happens to live at 420 Someplace Street. God Bless America.

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Thomasina “Tommi” Miers, the British lady behind the Wahaca Mexican restaurant chain, is opening a new store in Manchester, England.

Miers commissioned Mexico D.F. artist Le Super Demon to paint a gigantic mural based on the myths of the Maya, especially maiz.

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burritopouchadIf you’ve been looking for the perfect high-tech gift for your high-tech friend, your search is over. For a buck under $20, Amazon will ship a multi-burrito-colored Digital Burrito to your door.

What the heck, you may ask. A satisfied Amazon customer has your answer:

Anyone who sees this in class thinks I have an actual burrito on my desk. I use it as a pencil bag and it holds about 8 pens and pencils in the elective bands and I put my erasers in the little mesh pouch. Love it!

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What does Người Mua Vu know about making a “Mexican falafel,” whatever that is? A lot!

Except for the addition of black beans and the tortilla instead of pita bread (flat bread is flat bread, right?) this short video could just as well be the family falafel recipe served up in Jerusalem by an elderly Jewish falafelero from Yemen. Or maybe it’s a Middle Eastern crunchy bean burrito. Con todos. What could be bad?

bkfstburritomThe recipe is at ChowHound. Thanks for the GIF, too!

burritobusBurrito-eating Albuquerque municipal busdriver Jeremy Perea apparently picked a bad moment to take his eyes off the road – traffic in front of his vehicle had come to a halt.

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You won’t believe your eyes!

This is why they hate us: The Hamilton-Beach breakfast burrito maker

by Barney Asada August 17, 2015 Cultura
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Making a breakfast burrito is hard work, especially in the morning when it’s time to eat breakfast. There’s the delicate cracking of the eggs thang, the slicing of the cheese procedure, the tricky cooking and not burning, and finally the delicate assembly work. All in the morning! Maybe even before the cafecito kicks in! Aye […]

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Celebrate ‘Mexican Week’ – Romanian-style – with Lidl (video)

by Lucida Grandé August 11, 2015 Cultura
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Euro-wide discount supermarket chain Lidl is celebrating “Mexican Week” (it started Monday) at its stores in Romania. We’ve traveled the world and the seven seas; who are we to disagree? Cliches and stereotypes included at no extra charge.

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Burrito rolling not so easy, Beverly Hills lawyer learns (NSFW video)

by Comic Saenz August 5, 2015 Cultura
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POCHO amigo Jeff B. Cohen, a child actor (Chunk in The Goonies) who grew up to be a Beverly Hills entertainment lawyer, learned the hard way that rolling a burrito on a hot grill is no piece of cake. [NSFW F-bombs.]

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Visiting Belgrade, Serbia? Mexico is so close! In Burrito! (photos)

by Barney Asada July 27, 2015 Cultura
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Pictures speak a thousand (very orange) palabras, and when it comes to words, we can’t do any better than the self-penned description of Burrito, a Mexican restaurant in Belgrade, Serbia, in the former Yugoslavia, right by the Nikolai Tesla Museum (see map below):

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Oaxaca woman finds face of Jesus on homemade tortilla (video)

by Barney Asada June 25, 2015 El Now
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“A woman in southern Mexico decided to use a tortilla she had just made for spiritual, rather than physical, food after seeing the face of Jesus Christ looking back at her,” reports the Daily Mail: Enedina Mendoza and her family make tortillas in the small Oaxacan town of Tlalixtac de Cabrera, and the baker that […]

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Watch: Competitive eater Nela Zisser eats 5-pound burrito in 5 minutes

by Barney Asada June 15, 2015 Cultura
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Nela Zisser, competitive eater, model, and Miss Earth New Zealand 2013, turns her deep throat up to 11 as she finishes a five-pound burrito in five minutes, topping MEGATOADS’ two-pound burritozilla record.

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BREAKING: Chipotle burrito confuses elderly Mexican man

by Estefania Zavala June 3, 2015 El Now
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(PNS reporting from SACRAMENTO) Felipe Alvarez, 67, bit his tongue Tuesday afternoon. The North Sacramento resident bit his tongue when his godson Tommy Alvarez (no relation) handed him a gold-foil-wrapped burrito from the trendy Chipotle Mexican Grill on Truxel Road. The metal-wrapped mystery meal, however, never made it to his mouth. Don Felipe (photo) could […]

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Portsmouth, Hampshire, England gets a burrito bar (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN May 29, 2015 Cultura
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On the island city of Portsmouth, in Hampshire, on the southern coast of England, some hard-to-understand blokes are bent on world domination. Will their Al’Burrito restaurant be the vanguard of a Mexican food revolution in the United Kingdom? Even though they apparently discovered Mexican food in Australia, they say they import ingredients from Mexico. Are […]

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Watch: Competitive eater Megatoad vs 2-pound ‘Burritozilla’

by MOSCA MEXICAN May 13, 2015 Cultura
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How long will it take competitive eater Matt “Megatoad” Stonie to polish off the 2-pound Burritozilla from Iguanas in San Jose, CA? [POCHO NEWS INTERJECTION: San Jose will soon to be re-named Sanjay, CA.] The last time Megatoad tried to scarf down a Burritozilla, it took him 15 minutes. PREVIOUSLY ON EATING CHALLENGE VIDEOS:

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IBM’s Watson concocted a burrito and it totally sucked

by MOSCA MEXICAN April 22, 2015 Cultura

IBM’s Watson artificial intelligence supercomputer plays chess, searches out lung cancer cures and creates recipes like delicious BBQ sauce. But when Watson used its big silicon cabeza to come up with a burrito, Big Blue flunked the taste test. Mark Wilson reports:

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You know what’s cool? Benny & Jerry’s 4/20 BRR-ito (video)

by DAVE SNOWDEER April 20, 2015 Cultura
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American sure love Mexican food — as POCHO’s Associate Naranjero Gustavo ¡Ask A Mexican Arellano noted in his best-selling book Taco USA. And Mexican-inspired dishes are everywhere, like deep-fried nachos on a stick in Milwaukee,, Arizona’s potentially dangerous churro dog and kosher carnitas y nopales burritos inside a donut here in Los Angeles. Today, on Munchie […]

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La Cucaracha: Spring Break? Gimme a break! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz March 23, 2015 Cartoons
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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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Meet @BurritoPatents, the burrito-oriented bot with a Twitter account

by Comic Saenz February 10, 2015 Cultura
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Meet @BurritoPatents (aka Burrito Inventions), a bot by @JoeMFox, which reports hourly on developments on the cutting edge of burrito-related patents. This is why Al Gore invented the Internets.

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In Australia, they make burritos with baby bats (video)

by Lucida Grandé December 3, 2014 Cultura
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These little guys are way cuter than we expected, but we have a question. In Australia, where the drains swirl backwards, do these bats sleep upside down or right side up?

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New from Rick Bayless: Pocho Ocho tastiest T-day dinner ideas

by Victor Payan November 26, 2014 Cultura
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Dear pochos thinking of boycotting Thanksgiving as a symbol of American imperialism: Check out these indigenous and ingenious options for a holiday dinner. We promise they won’t remind people of genocide. Why settle for a Turducken, for example, when you can enjoy these delicacies featured in Native Holiday Treats from Indigenous Mexico by Rick Bayless. 8. Burrlenguaj:  California […]

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