Tag Archives: Mexico

Meth-Laced 7Up Is Killing People in Mexico

Source: Grub Street NY

7Up now comes in a troubling new flavor if you’re in northwest Mexico. Officials in the Mexican state of Baja California warn that bottles with meth have surfaced. One person has died after consuming the drink from a tainted two-liter bottle, and at least another eight have fallen …

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How Mexico City’s Restaurant Community Is Rallying to Offer Free Food and Comfort

Source: Grub Street NY

Food is an essential part of the Mexican identity, so it makes sense that in the days following Tuesday’s devastating earthquake, chefs and home cooks sprang into action, taking their place on the front lines of disaster relief in the country’s capital.

A man set up his al pastor stand …

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Anheuser-Busch Fixes Immigration With Plan Where Mexicans Just Stay Home and Sell Beer

Source: Grub Street NY

President Trump won’t need that big, beautiful wall if everyone in Mexico just follows Anheuser-Busch InBev’s brilliant new business plan. The world’s largest beer company has released an ad urging Mexicans who plan to work illegally in the U.S. to instead consider opening a store that sells its beers. …

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Avocado Prices Climb to an Even Crazier All-time High

Source: Grub Street NY

Yeah, you’re tired of hearing it, but avocado prices have gone up yet again. A heat wave in California devastated that state’s supplies, and this in turn overlapped with farmers’ strikes and a drought down in Mexico. Between these two regions, you’re looking at nearly 90 percent of …

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BrewDog Is Supposedly Building a Bar Across the U.S.–Mexico Border

Source: Grub Street NY

Scottish beer-maker BrewDog loves a good publicity stunt — it has offered paid leave to newborn-puppy owners, is building a craft-beer hotel, and once put 55 percent–alcohol beer in a taxidermy squirrel. In other words, we should’ve seen this coming: The brewery has announced plans to …

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A New Mexican Beer Depicts Trump As a Sad Mariachi

Source: Grub Street NY

Amigous Cerveza is a mango IPA created by Mexico City’s Casa Cervecera Cru Cru. That alone sounds potentially great, but the real highlight is the label, which imagines what President Trump would look like if he were a grumpy, gunslinging mariachi. The brew was created in partnership with …

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‘Modern Mexican’ Steps Into the Spotlight

Source: NY Times Food

Mexican cuisine has made the leap to the global stage of fine dining, with chefs in Mexico and beyond producing creative, world-class food.

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Trump’s Unpopularity Is Hurting Starbucks’s Business in Mexico

Source: Grub Street NY

There’s never been any love lost between Donald Trump and Starbucks. He glommed onto the 2015 holiday-cup debacle by urging a boycott, while the coffee giant has made a habit of publicly rebuking the sitting president. But now this antagonistic …

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Mexico’s Tourism Board Invented a Cloud That Rains Tequila

Source: Grub Street NY

Drinking tequila usually ends in a fog, but now you can start by filling the shot glass from a cloud. As part of some kind of promotion to lure cold, rain-sick tourists to sunny, tropical Mexico, the country’s tourism board has created a cloud they’ll actually want to …

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Top Chef Charleston Recap: Now We’re in Mexico!

Source: Grub Street NY

How far we’ve come! Once, there were 16 innocent hopefuls in Charleston, South Carolina, and now we are down to three hardened contenders in Guadalajara. “I confronted so many demons,” reflects John, who explains that he is here to win Top Chef. “I’ve grown so much,” agrees Shirley, who knows, …

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Somebody Hacked Mexico’s Soda-Tax Advocates with Spyware

Source: Grub Street NY

There’s a disturbing possibility that the Mexican government, the soda industry, or some combination of both used spyware to harass health advocates who support Mexico’s soft-drink tax. According to a new report by Citizen Lab, an outfit at the University of Toronto that investigates hacking, somebody

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Farmers in Trump’s Heartland Now ‘Very Worried’ About His Position on NAFTA

Source: Grub Street NY

Farmers voted in droves for Donald Trump (maybe even by a 3-to-1 margin), but the idea he “owes” them his presidency may not be one he takes very seriously, they’re realizing. Various farmer groups are starting to use phrases like “very worried” and

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Golden Drops brings Latin American cafe culture to Emory

Source: Atlanta Magazine

A latte at Golden Drops Cafe.Photograph by Jennifer Zyman. In most Latin countries, cafe culture is big. It is not uncommon to take a break in the afternoon to enjoy a salty or sweet bite along with a steaming cup of coffee. I have always bemoaned the lack of Latin coffee houses in Atlanta, but the debut of food truck Buena Gente and the new Golden Drops Cafe in the former Sobban space near Emory, it appears the landscape is finally changing. Assorted pastries at Golden Drops Cafe.Photograph by Jennifer Zyman. Owner Victor Ramirez, a Dominican Republic native, pulls from ...

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Golden Drops brings Latin American cafe culture to Emory

Source: Atlanta Magazine

A latte at Golden Drops Cafe.Photograph by Jennifer Zyman. In most Latin countries, cafe culture is big. It is not uncommon to take a break in the afternoon to enjoy a salty or sweet bite along with a steaming cup of coffee. I have always bemoaned the lack of Latin coffee houses in Atlanta, but the debut of food truck Buena Gente and the new Golden Drops Cafe in the former Sobban space near Emory, it appears the landscape is finally changing. Assorted pastries at Golden Drops Cafe.Photograph by Jennifer Zyman. Owner Victor Ramirez, a Dominican Republic native, pulls from ...

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Golden Drops brings Latin American cafe culture to Emory

Source: Atlanta Magazine

A latte at Golden Drops Cafe.Photograph by Jennifer Zyman. In most Latin countries, cafe culture is big. It is not uncommon to take a break in the afternoon to enjoy a salty or sweet bite along with a steaming cup of coffee. I have always bemoaned the lack of Latin coffee houses in Atlanta, but the debut of food truck Buena Gente and the new Golden Drops Cafe in the former Sobban space near Emory, it appears the landscape is finally changing. Assorted pastries at Golden Drops Cafe.Photograph by Jennifer Zyman. Owner Victor Ramirez, a Dominican Republic native, pulls from ...

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Here’s How to Get Tickets to Noma’s Mexico Pop-up

Source: Grub Street NY

René Redzepi will close the original Noma for good at the end of the year, but before reopening the restaurant, he and his former sous chef, Rosio Sanchez, will bring the traveling culinary show to Mexico. Over the last couple years, the Danish chef has made …

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As Expected, Trump’s Election Is Already Hurting Mexican Beer

Source: Grub Street NY

Just as quickly as Wall Street threw money at Corona when the FBI (re-)cleared Clinton of criminal wrongdoing two days before Election Day, investors are now yanking a good chunk of it away, unsure what the heck Donald Trump will mean for beer that’s …

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As Expected, Trump’s Election Is Already Hurting Mexican Beer

Source: Grub Street NY

Just as quickly as Wall Street threw money at Corona when the FBI (re-)cleared Clinton of criminal wrongdoing two days before Election Day, investors are now yanking a good chunk of it away, unsure what the heck Donald Trump will mean for beer that’s …

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