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necklaceAs POCHO amigo Gustavo Arellano pointed out in his book Taco USA, America loves tacos.

How much does America love tacos, you ask? Taco imagery is everywhere — jewelry (necklace, above), toys, drinks, desserts, babies, kitties, doggies, purses, rear-view mirrors. And how could we make a listicle without the pink taco? [The pink taco final photograph may be NSFW depending on your work. We don't think it is, but you never know, tu sabes?] [Mas…]

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La Cucaracha: Everybody’s gone taco, taco U.S.A. (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz June 9, 2014 Cartoons
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Watch: ‘Dragons Love Tacos’ (Doh! Well of course they do!)

by MOSCA MEXICAN June 2, 2014 Cultura
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Seriously. Dragons Love Tacos. They love chicken tacos, beef tacos, great big tacos, and teeny tiny tacos. We wanted to make sure you knew, if you didn’t already. Here’s the bestseller read by Daniel Perrine from the band All My Sins Remembered:

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Dude goes loco now that Doritos Locos Tacos are in Canadia (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN May 15, 2014 Cultura
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Canadia is just across the border, and looks deceptively like the United Estates, until something distinctively Canuckian happens. This footage captures one of those moments when self-proclaimed Twitter star Peter Chao learns that Doritos Locos Tacos are just a selfie video away. PREVIOUSLY ON CANADIA:

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Authentic tacos in Seoul, South Korea – and Nutella nachos (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN May 12, 2014 Cultura
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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. PREVIOUSLY ON MEXICAN FOOD:

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Cinco de Mayo is an American holiday — and we’ve got the video!

by QUESO QUESAM May 3, 2014 Cultura
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QUESTION: How can you tell when Cinco de Mayo has turned into a totally American holiday? ANSWER: When gabachos from Tennessee start making rap videos about it in broken Spanglish! Dear Hootie (AKA Hoochie) and the Brofish: Orale!

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Food Network picks best tacos in each state — do you agree?

by MOSCA MEXICAN April 28, 2014 Cultura
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The Food Network’s magazine picked the best taco in each of America’s 50 states, plus one for the District of Columbia. Do you agree with the choices near you? To start out, here are their picks for California, Arizona, New Mexico,  Texas, Illinois, New York and Florida:

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Sometimes you feel a little … Mexican @ Chi-Chi’s (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN April 23, 2014 Cultura
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Sometimes you feel like a nut, sometimes you feel a little Mexican. Am I right, people? ¡Orale! Let’s hear it out there! Give it up for the Mexicans! You, Pedro wearing the Pendleton, put down the filero before you applaud. OK. No offense, ese. Just sayin’. Everybody feels Mexican in this this goofy 1987 commercial […]

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La Cucaracha: Less Obamacare, more health food tacos (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz February 27, 2014 Cartoons
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Gustavo Arellano tells radio about all about tacos (video)

by Barney Asada February 20, 2014 Cultura
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Sonali Kolhatkar of Uprising Radio asks Gustavo Arellano about his book Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America and Gus is full of answers. PREVIOUSLY ON TACOS:

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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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From Texas: ‘Give me six tacos or I’ll kill you with a sword!’

by MOSCA MEXICAN December 11, 2013 El Now
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A 28-year-old San Antonio, TX man is the can after threatening a waitress with a sword in an attempt to scare her into giving up a half dozen tacos, which Wikipedia describes as “a traditional Mexican dish composed of a corn or wheat tortilla folded or rolled around a filling.” “Mr. [Adam] Kramer was yelling […]

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Visionary behind Doritos Locos Tacos dies at 41 (photos + video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN December 9, 2013 Cultura
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Todd Mills, who came up with the idea for Doritos Locos Tacos, lost his battle with cancer on Thanksgiving. The Little Rock, Arkansas father of two was 41 (photo, above.) USA Today reports: Mills started the Facebook page “Taco Shells from Doritos Movement” in 2009, encouraging followers to “tell Frito-Lay that we demand nacho cheesy […]

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It’s National Taco Day! Eat ‘em if you got ‘em

by Lalo Alcaraz October 4, 2013 Cultura
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According to either the National Taco Industry Council, or some drunk person who also just made this up, today is National Taco Day in the United Estates. And it says so, on to the online hub of this holiday, NationalTacoDay.com: In 2012, Americans ate 4.5 billion tacos!  That’s 490,000 miles of tacos, which could take […]

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La Cucaracha’s Latino Heritage Month Highlights (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 23, 2013 Cartoons
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La Cucaracha: How we celebrate Latino Heritage Month (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 19, 2013 Cartoons
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How does your state rate in the Mexican restaurant wars?

by Barney Asada August 19, 2013 Cultura
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It’s no secret that Americans love Mexican food — Gustavo ¡Ask A Mexican! Arellano’s book Taco USA celebrated that aspect of the Reconquista last year. But not all of the United Estates is created equal, and in some areas of the country there is a shocking Mexican restaurant shortage! ABC/Univision reports: There are more Mexican […]

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