Tequila
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Tequila: Things I Want You To Know

1) Cuervo Gold is not a premium tequila. 2) Tequila is not meant to be taken as a shot every time you drink it. 3) Your buddies from San Diego State who “totally drank the worm from the bottle of tequila,” are lying to you
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La llorona: the weeping woman
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La Llorona: The Weeping Woman

There was a woman who killed her own children to be with the man she desired. She was subsequently spurned by her lover and as a result she killed herself. However, because of her atrocities she is forced to wander […]

The king of tacos
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The King of Tacos: Mexican food in Los Angeles

They do  still serve aguas frescas which sounds very good during these summer months. Other menu items include tamales, sopes, and chicken, but you go for the tacos. I won’t be making my way to Southern California for at least another couple of months but already my mouth is watering for some of those delicious tacos. […]

I’m supposed to be mexican
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I’m supposed to be Mexican

My family’s story is not unlike thousands of others. My parents came to Mexico as children. Legally, as far as I’ve been told. My grandparents, seeking more opportunity and a better life, looked to America as do just about everyone else in the world. […]

Mexican loteria
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Mexican lottery

Mexicans typically don’t need a game to drink but I guess for those of you who aren’t Mexican (and just supposed to be) you can add this to your themed party along with a piñata and a sombreros next to the margarita machine. […]

Olvera street, los angeles
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Olvera Street, Los Angeles

Amid all the hustle and bustle, the offices and cars and museums and everything else going on at such a fast pace all around Los Angeles, everyone should make at least one pilgrimage to see where it all started. […]

Loteria
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Loteria

Loteria is Spanish for lottery and the first games of this type came over from Spain in the 1700s. At first, they were hobbies of the wealthy but eventually they found their way in local fairs and parties. […]

Mexican cuisine
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Mexican Cuisine

Don’t be afraid of the spicy! Salsa should not taste like ketchup with onions in it, it should give your tongue a tingle. Also, someone please correct me if I’m wrong but I never hear of Mexicans who get heartburn. […]

Chaka: vandalism and the art of graffiti
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Chaka: Vandalism and the art of graffiti

It’s impossible to say exactly when graffiti art goes from vandalism to collectible. When it comes to something as subjective as art, coming from a place like the streets of Los Angeles, it usually takes a nod from the likes of Ashton Kutcher or Christina Aguilera. […]

Zoot suit riot
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Zoot Suit Riot

I would much rather see a bunch of guys hanging around in suits, even if they are ill-fitting suits, than pants that could house several animals, and prints in which a clown would feel silly. […]