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Mitla Cafe, San Bernardino,-- Day 15

  Glen Bell was an appropriation artist, not that dissimilar to Andy Warhol, the famed Pop Artist who grabbed a photo of Marilyn Monroe, silk-screened neon colors over it, and then mass produced it.   900 more words

Homemade Tacos -- Days 11, 12, 13

You’ve noticed: I’ve not been writing everyday. That’s because it’s summer and summer is for reading. Here’s a picture of the books I am currently reading. 653 more words

Tacos

Taco USA: How Mexican cuisine became an American culinary staple

Mike Stephen (in for Nick Digilio) talks tacos with author Gustavo Arellano, whose book Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America details the history and popularity of Mexican food in America, the vast array of Mexican influences and options available, and what about the taco makes it such a versatile food. 8 more words

WGN Radio

Why Do the Grammys Hate Norteño Music?

In 2002, after the Latin Grammys had existed for two years, grad student Gustavo Arellano took the award show to task in an article titled… 2,121 more words

2015

At Orange County Register, bad news keeps on coming

A week after Aaron Kushner announced major cuts at the Orange County Register and its affiliated papers, it sounds like the wheels may be coming off. 452 more words

Media

13 Dishes That Aren't Mexican? Well...

I was inspired to post Buzzfeed’s 13 Dishes That Aren’t Actually Mexican to highlight a major part of what Meso is about. If you read the list, you’ll notice that a majority of these non-Mexican foods come from Texas, California, or another southwestern state. 269 more words