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qdoba640(PNS reporting from MASSACHUSETTS) A burrito is not a sandwich, you idiots, according to a court decision announced here last week.

Superior Court Judge Jeffrey Locke made the ruling as he threw out a lawsuit brought by a Panera restaurant seeking to stop White City Shopping Center in Shrewbsury from leasing space to a franchisee of the Qdoba Mexican Grill chain.

Panera’s lease prevents the center from renting space to a (competing) sandwich shop.

From the Associated Press:

[The judge] cited Webster’s Dictionary as well as testimony from a chef and a former high-ranking federal agriculture official in ruling that Qdoba’s burritos and other offerings are not sandwiches. [Mas…]

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“Last week we made 90 burritos in about 45 minutes in our Boy Scout tent camp,” video uploader Major Boerns explains:

Mexican / Texmex food is hardly known in Germany at all, so it was a bit of a experiment and therefore I posted this here. The children liked it very much… I know this may be some youtube stuff…but this is for the people who look for some recipes for a huge amount of guests… :-) Any ideas for improvement and of course any insults welcome :-)

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poutineburrito(PNS reporting from MONTREAL, QUEBEC) Authorities here are scrambling to halt the spread of a Mexicanized version of poutine, Canada’s beloved national dish of French fries covered with gravy and cheese.

The increasingly-popular poutine burrito, known as a “pou-to” or “poutito” (photo, above) has already swept through Montreal, and officials fear “pou-tos” will cross the Quebec provincial border into neighboring Ontario. [Mas…]


Competitive eater Molly Schuyler (all 125 pounds of her) takes on “the world’s hottest burrito” at Allan’s Authentic Mexican Restaurant in PDX. Can she show the same competitive spirit and stamina that helped her finish a 72-ounce steak in a previous webisode? The 2-pound “wet” Diablo Burrito is filled with rice, beans and habanero, serrano, Bhut Jolokia, Carolina Reaper and Trinidad Scorpion chiles. Allan challenges patrons to finish the $20 burrito bomb in 10 minutes to win the acclaim of the nation and get their burrito money back.

Aaron, who produced Molly’s Diablo Burrito web video, needed over 8 minutes when he tried to finish the Diablo Burrito himself: [Mas…]


San Diego homeboy El Guzzii shows how to prepare a gigantor marinated steak burrito with fries inside. Attention, families: This is what Daddy wants.

burritobabyRunning out of Christmas gift ideas for the little pochito in your life?

How about doubling down with a Comida Mexicana duo that wraps your baby up like a burrito in a tortilla-colored blanket and keeps his/her cute little cabeza warm with a hat that looks like the corn husk knot that secures tamales?

Bon Vivant Baby has you covered for only $48.  [Baby not included.]

PREVIOUSLY ON BURRITO-LOOKING BABIES:

Link via MiBlogEsTuBlog.

Editor’s Note: POCHO Subcomandanta del Ñews Sara Inés Calderón wants to remind you it is one tamal and two tamales; one frijol, two frijoles; one asshol, two assholes, etc.

bigburritosqA potentially dangerous burrito put the bomb squad of the Oklahoma City police on alert last week. NewsOK has the story:

A man brought a Thermos-type container into the Santa Fe Briefing Station, 9000 S Santa Fe Ave., on Thursday afternoon. The man said he found the container on his lawn and noticed tinfoil showing out of the lid, police Capt. Dexter Nelson said.

Officers told the man to leave the container outside and the police bomb squad X-rayed the item, Nelson said.

Authorities were cautious of the item because of how heavy the container was and the tinfoil protruding from the lid.

The suspicious thermos payload turned out to be a burrito, Nelson said. [Mas…]


When you’ve got a lot left over, you need a big beautiful burrito! Jerry Springer reports.

¡Japi Januka! A kosher carnitas y nopales burrito inside a donut (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE November 27, 2013 Cultura
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The signature foods of Chanukah, which begins tonight, are potato latkes — as prepared by Hebrew homeboys Jaquann and Luis — and sufganiyot, Israeli-style donuts. Both foods, tu sabes, are fried in oil, commemorating the milagro at the heart of the Chanukah story. Which is why, two years ago, before we thought of Mexican Turducken-style […]

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There’s a map for that: Best foods in every state (infographic)

by MOSCA MEXICAN October 24, 2013 Cartoons
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Here’s an idea. Let’s decide what is the best food in each of the United Estates and make a big infographic. What? Is that the voice of (Day of the) Dead Steve Jobs? What’s that, Steve? There’s a map for that? Coming in at Numero Tres is a puro Califas burrito, known to non-locals as […]

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White people! No more racist Halloween costumes (NSFW video)

by Barney Asada October 23, 2013 Cultura
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The is a public service announcement from Frank Legend, who is not Mexican: Attention white viewers, especially sorority chicas getting ready for a Halloween party: Don’t get dressed up as a taco — or worse. [NSFW language.]

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What’s that smell? It’s Lil MoCo and his hyna ‘Skonkas’ (NSFW video)

by TROLO LOCO October 9, 2013 Cultura
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Lil MoCo loves the hyna hood rats (AKA jainas) so much, he made them a music video! [Totally NSFW language.] PREVIOUSLY ON LIL MOCO:

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Dear Guy Who Just Made My Burrito: Have you ever been to Earth?

by La Chata September 6, 2013 Cultura
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This is an epic rant by @LuckyShirt, who says he is not really THAT angry: Have you ever been to Earth? On Earth, we use the word “burrito” to describe a tortilla filled with things you eat. Pretty simple stuff, and I’m surprised you at least got that part right. My burrito was, in fact, […]

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Feds arrest ‘burrito-bomber’ who says CIA tapped his brain

by Comic Saenz June 14, 2013 El Now
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(ALBUQUERQUE, NM) The Feds have arrested a man who allegedly threatened to detonate a bomb-filled burrito (artist’s conception, right) in the FBI office here, a man who has claimed that he was personally the subject of government spying. His shocking accusation? Uncle Sam AKA Tio Sam implanted brain-tapping equipment in his cabeza. Brian DeMarco, 50, a resident of […]

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What Dad really wants for Fathers Day: A carne asada burrito (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE June 14, 2013 Cultura
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San Diego homeboy El Guzzii shows how to prepare a gigantor marinated steak burrito with fries inside. Attention, families: This is what Daddy wants.

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PNS*Hot*Flash: California Gov. Jerry Brown bans big burritos

by Comic Saenz April 15, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from SACRAMENTO) Repeating his “small is beautiful” mantra from the 1970s, California Gov. Jerry Brown has taken steps to ban burritos that weigh more than one pound. “We’re facing an obesity epidemic in the Golden State,” Brown told a press conference here this morning, “and I wouldn’t be the guy who shtupped Latina […]

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Pocho Ocho absolutely worst things to do with a Taco Bell burrito

by Especial Correspondents March 5, 2013 El Now
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Eric Brown, 36, of Pt. Lucie, FL, is awaiting an arraignment for “assault” because he allegedly threw a Taco Bell burrito in his 16-year-old brother-in-law’s face. Just so you don’t run afoul of the Law of Burritos, make note of the pocho ocho things you should never EVER do with a Taco Bell burrito: 8. […]

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Canadian astronaut makes peanut butter and honey burrito (video)

by SIX OF NINE February 21, 2013 Cultura
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When you have no gravity but want a sammich on the International Space Station, what’s a hungry astronaut to do?  Canuckian spaceman Chris Hadfield makes outer space burritos with peanut butter and honey. WAIT! WE HAVE ANOTHER SPACE BURRITO VIDEO:

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Welcome to Mexico in fabulous color and Cliché-O-Vision (video)

by Comic Saenz January 22, 2013 Cartoons
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Everything you need to know about Mexico in 72 seconds, courtesy of filmmaker Chui Galvan of Morelia, D.F., MX. Cliché, you say?

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Mexican food tech flies high with the ‘Burrito Bomber’ (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN December 10, 2012 Cultura
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POCHO, your web authority on taco- and burrito-loving geekological innovation, is proud to feature this video showcasing the latest advance in remote burrito delivery logistics, just in time for Mayan Apocalypse Doomsday 2012 [SEE COUNTDOWN CLOCK IN RIGHT COLUMN.] Real, unlike the bogus Taco Copter, outshining the burrito-making robot and the limited Siri-assisted margarita maker, […]

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Stuck with Thanksgiving leftovers? Try this big-ass burrito (video)

by SOY SEKSI November 23, 2012 Cultura
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When you’ve got a lot left over, you need a big beautiful burrito! Jerry Springer reports.

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YouTube math wiz Vihart makes a mathematical burrito (video)

by Comic Saenz October 29, 2012 Cultura
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She’s a popular math geek on Youtube with mad origami skillz and she takes a special approach to making a burrito. RELATED: Denver man’s shocking confession: ‘I prefer flour to corn tortillas’

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Burrito robot[✓] Taco copter[✓] Next: Margaritas by Siri (video)

by JAI TEX September 10, 2012 Cultura
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The kids are all right with their burrito-making bots and taco-delivering copters. All we need now is a way for Siri to phone in a margarita on the way home from work. ¡Mira!

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Hold on — you mean those taco copters could be for reals?

by MISTER ESPOCK September 7, 2012 Cultura
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It started out as a very well-executed hoax. A Silly Valley startup was marrying advanced four-rotor light helicopter technology with America’s love of Mexican food to create a breakthrough business: Smart-phone-directed delivery of tacolicious love to your location. Blogger Dan Shapiro: The Tacocopters are coming. Sure, the original pitch was a clever troll aimed at […]

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