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5 Courses with Phoenix Food Trucks

Pay a visit to the heart of la Phoenikera on Wednesday nights or around lunch on Fridays, and you’ll find enough food trucks to give foodie cities a run for their money. …
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Petty Cash Taqueria: Where Tijuana Meets East L.A.

Welcome to Petty Cash Taqueria, the love child of restaurant owner and Chef, Walter Manzke and Guillermo "Oso" Campos Moreno where you'll actually feel inclined to order something other than tacos. Moreno gained …
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¡Ser Naco Es Chido! ¿Or Is It?

Our friends over at Mun2 have put together an interesting and educational short documentary about two words that get tossed around casually like a worn-out güarache: naco and pocho. Both words have been …
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TNU: Cowboy del Amor

Remezcla readers love to take in culture, but don’t always have the cash for tickets. That’s where we come in. A Theater Near You is Remezcla’s guide to awesome Latin movies for …
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Q&A: @MexicanMitt talks Super Tuesday Gigante

Twitter: @BarbotRobot This past Tuesday was known in the world of American politics as Super Tuesday, the day on which the greatest number of states hold primaries and select delegates to head to …
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A Theater Near You: La Mission

mission Remezcla readers love to take in culture, but don’t always have the cash for tickets. That’s where we come in. A Theater Near You is Remezcla’s guide to awesome Latin movies for …
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My favorite gifts from CafePress' Anti-Mexican Store

@BarbotRobot Cafe Press is the internet's premiere place to upload poorly made designs and have them cheaply printed on t-shirts, mousepads, bumper stickers, and more to be ordered by anyone you want. Like …
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, EJO!

@BarbotRobot Holy crap. Speaking of movies, today is Edward James Olmos' birthday. The incredible, well respected actor is turning 65 today, and as his last movie America came out just last year - …
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Fonda East Village Opens Today

Much lauded Park Slope restaurant - and provider of our awesome guacamole recipe, pictured above -  Fonda will be opening up its second location today, this time across the East River in …
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Cholafied is our favorite Tumblr this week

Tipster Nadia Marquez brought this new blog to our attention, and we're big fans. Cholafied is the brainchild of California advertising student Michael Jason Enriquez. According to him Cholafied is Sharpied eyebrows, black …
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Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe’s future uncertain

Above photo: Kelly D. Swedick   The church, located in Russian Hill on the corner of Broadway and Mason St. was closed, along with a few others, in 1992 during a period when the …
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The Mexican Museum Upgraded to Smithsonian Status

Many of you may not even be aware of this, but San Francisco actually has a Mexican Museum with a spectacular collection of pre-Columbian, colonial, folk, contemporary, and Chicano art including pieces …
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Mexican Teen Mothers Through a Different Lens

More infants in New York City are born to Mexican women than to any other foreign-born group, according to the Department of City Planning. While Mexican immigration in the city has increased …
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Enanitos Toreros

It’s difficult to fathom a troupe of dwarf bullfighters traveling Mexico and parts of the U.S., bringing their part comedy, part performing art act to audiences of all different shapes and sizes. …
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Green in Fort Greene

It’s impossible to miss the sounds of salsa and loud chattering when coming out of the C train at Lafayette St in Fort Greene, and it will be like this every weekend …
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Preguntas incómodas w/ Ex-Presidente Vicente Fox

Journalist Ruben Luengas made Mexican ex-President Vicente Fox more than a tad bit uncomfortable the other day when interviewing him about his new book Revolution of Hope for the show "En Contexto" …
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Ask a Mexican!

Gustavo Arellano has been answering questions and exploring clichés about Mexicans  for gringos in his popular Orange County Weekly column "¡Ask a Mexican!" since 2004. Arellano recently compiled his best, most hilarious, …
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Empowering La Comunidad

After spending a year teaching English at a teachers training college in Northwest Argentina, I decided to put my experience to use back home in New York.  I learned about Mixteca Organization, …
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El Azteca

El Azteca is a Dominican-run Mexican restaurant that is one step above franchise. A constant rotation of bachata (and maybe a few rancheras), and a brusk staff (can I take my hand …
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A Little Bit of Mexican Bliss Near Little Italy

Right off of Spring and Lafayette, in the midst of Nolita, lies Cleveland Street, a street I had never noticed until now. Nineteen Cleveland Street is the home of Mexican Radio – …
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Nortec Collective

Nortec Collective: Tijuana Sessions Vol. 3 Nacional Records (Enlgish version below) ....¿y quienes son estos batos, pues? Fue en 1999 cuando Pepe Mogt (Fusible) asistió a una boda y al escuchar a los taroleros de una …
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Propia Visión (Our Vision)

A service employee perched on a ladder wipes the silver letters of the Whitney Museum. Besides his dark skin and short straight black hair, the only detail we can gather from the …
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Elvis a lo Mexicano

When people think of Elvis, they remember the hip shaking, charismatic singer in a sparkly jumpsuit with slicked black hair and side burns who passed away on August 16, 1977. There have …
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Sandra Velasquez of Pistolera

Name:  Sandra Lilia Velasquez Age:  28 Roots:  Mexicana Where do you live now?  Brooklyn East vs. West coast?  East coast for the people and the arts. West coast for the Mexican food and the beach. Day job:  …
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