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bugsLong before the European invasion, the original inhabitants of Mexico were making amazingly complex food and taking complete of advantage of every creature that flew, swam, wriggled or crawled. That’s right. We’re talking edible insects. Correspondent Aissa García reports from Mexico, DF for Conexión Global on Caracas, Venezuela network teleSUR: [Mas…]

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Happy Day of the Mexican Independence!

Is Tia Lencha here. Today we make a salsa that is the colors of the Mexican bandera (flag for you pochos).

Tia Lencha is all dress in her green, white, and red to celebrate El Grito, but all of her pocho and gringo friends is a little confuse. They are no in the streets today, wearing the big sombreros, fake bigotes (mustaches for you pochos), and drinking like pescados (fish for you pochos.)

This is the day for the Mexicans to celebrate 200 years free from Christopher Colombus and his amigos, and Indians turning on their own people, and diseases, and dying by the millions, and survive only to be treated like caca by the colonizers.

Thas a lot to celebrate if ju ask Tia Lencha. [Mas…]

laloontheborderWhat’s way more powerful than all of the ignorance coming out of #MurrietaHateCityUSA? The power of a philanthropic pocho! And better yet, the power of a whole lot of philanthropic pochos and pochas. Watch, that’ll show them! [Mas…]

nyfoodscreencapI read jur article ^^^^ on the google about the Los Angeles Mexican food is not better than the New Jork food but different. Tia Lencha’s chonies are in a bunch. Is that how ju say? Ju don know what ju are talking about.

These are the reasons gwhy:

  1. In jur articulo, ju spend mos jur time talking about Los Angeles. That is because it has a long history of Mexican people live there. Even ju say that it used to be Mexico, tonta!
  2. Ju say the Yelpers jelp it, the media and the general peoples all say Los Angeles Mexican food is better. Thas a lot of peoples.
  3. “Get the fuck over it” and “blah, blah, blah” are no legitimate argumentations. [Mas…]

wontontacosPOCHO amigo Gustavo ¡Ask A Mexican! Arellano maintains in his book Taco USA that the tiny tortilla-wrapped bundles of delicioso are American food now.

We’ve concluded that tacos are American as wontons, at least at Applebee’s, where this all-American appetizer costs $6.99. [Mas…]


Daniel Hernandez tells you where to go when you’re hungry in Oaxaca. [Video by Munchies TV]

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Some crazy kids from CalArts 2014 created a stop-motion animated video starring food that talks about food and their teachers and parents and friends helped them. (Extra credit for eggplant love scene.)


Sweet and Tasty TV’s Professor Oh checks out the Mexican food at Vatos Urban Tacos in Seoul, South Korea. It’s puro L.A. fusion style – Korean kalbi beef tacos a la Kogi, pork carnitas and Baja-style fish tacos. Fresh guacamole and cool Coronas, too. Not to mention Nutella nachos.

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Mexican cuisine? It’s multicultural by definition (audio)

by Barney Asada April 7, 2014 Audio
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Gustavo Arellano (the ¡Ask A Mexican! guy and editor of the OC Weekly) says Mexi food is multicultural by definition. “Beer, bacon-wrapped hot dogs, teriyaki bowls are just a few of the foods that have bounced back and forth across Mexico’s borders, ” he explained to American Public Media’s Splendid Table radio program.

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One (Delicious) Minute in Mexico [video]

by MOSCA MEXICAN January 13, 2014 Cultura
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The Perennial Plate ate some good food in Mexico and refried it into a beautiful and tempting one-minute video, One Minute in Mexico. The music is Por El Suelo by Olmeca.

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Tia Lencha’s Cocina: Roasted red Chanukah Christmas Kwanzaa salsa

by TIA LENCHA December 3, 2013 Cultura
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Hola. Is Tia Lencha here. Ju want to give presens to eberyone on your Chrismas list or Chanukah or Kwanzaa or Reyes Magos or Chinese Year but ju are short on dinero? No worry! Tia Lencha is going to give ju recipe for to make the oven roast red salsa! Is nice! Is a good […]

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POCHO Estaff Reports: Mi casa? Real Thanksgiving turkeys!

by Especial Correspondents December 2, 2013 Cartoons
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POCHO’s Especial Correspondents spread out across America to celebrate Thanksgiving and sent in notes about their day. Some names were changed to avoid unpredictable results.  Read their stories and share your own in the comments! Homeboy in East Los: My family’s so Mexican we carved the turkey with a switchblade ·IN MEMORY of SMILEY· Dateline, Austin: MEChA […]

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Thank you, Jesus, for the food we eat (toon)

by THE INTERNETS November 28, 2013 Cartoons
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Pocho Ocho secrets of the first Thanksgiving feast

by Comic Saenz November 28, 2013 Cultura
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See this painting that is supposed to depict the first Thanksgiving? It’s wrong wrong wrong. What really went on at that epic feast so long ago? We’ve got eight things right here: 8. The frozen string beans in the casserole were past their sell-by date 7. Pilgrim Zephaniah Winslow = silent but deadly 6. Squanto’s […]

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¡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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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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Tia Lencha’s Cocina: How I make turkey in Mole Poblano for mijo

by TIA LENCHA November 25, 2013 Cultura
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Hola. Is Tia Lencha here. Sorry I no give ju recetas (recipes for ju pochos) for a gwhile. I was closed like the gobernment. Mijo’s daddy no send the cheques for the mijo support. I mad. Then he go to my house crying because the eskelton eskank he marry left him for another viejo (old […]

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Breaking Ñews : Bimbo intros Twinkie-like ‘Blonde Bimbo’

by Victor Payan November 25, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from MEXICO CITY) On the heels of Mexican baking behemoth Grupo Bimbo’s announcement that they changed the name of their controversial snack cake Bimbo Negrito to the less offenive Bimbo Nito, the company has revealed a new Twinkie-like snack cake for the U.S. market called the Blonde Bombo. The Blonde Bimbo will be available […]

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Mickey D’s in South Africa has a ‘Mexican burger’ for you (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN November 6, 2013 Cultura
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This TV commercial from McDonald’s in South Africa promotes a “Mexican burger” with “fiery jalapeño” hot sauce. Cactuses and sombreros not included. No burros were harmed in the making of this commercial. PREVIOUSLY ON SOUTH AFRICAN MEXICAN FOOD:

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Playing with your food is fun on Dia de Los Muertos (video)

by ONO MISTERBILL November 1, 2013 Cultura
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Someone — maybe you — will watch this weird stop motion animation Dias De Los Muertos by Scott Renk and say, “Some people have too much time on their hands” to which we say, “Here’s to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes… the ones who […]

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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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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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Henry’s Kitchen: How to make very sad anytime chili for one (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE October 10, 2013 Cultura
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Henry Phillips, who grew up in New Jersey and got once beaned by a rock his brother threw, prepares Henry’s Anytime Chili for One, but first he needs to convert from metric, and then down-size the family-sized recipe because he’s only making dinner for himself. That involves dividing by seven, which is easier said than […]

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Texas ants work together to take tortilla chip back to the casa (video)

by ROD ESTERLING October 9, 2013 Cultura
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Somewhere in Texas, it takes a village for a tortilla chip fiesta! PREVIOUSLY ON TEXAS FOOD THEATRE:

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