Beware of your waistline: the taco donut has arrived

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Saturday 14 March 2015

There’s a great quote from comedian Bill Burr on donuts. He says eating one ‘is the easiest way to tell the world you don’t give a f**k’. Well, the guys who invented the taco donut clearly don’t give a bleep either.

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Burrito tattoos are a thing and you should definitely get one (just don’t tell mum)

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Saturday 28 February 2015

Burrito love is real. Back in 2013 a Taco Bell superfan made headlines for getting a burrito tattoo on his arm. Everyone was outraged that he’d inked the most delicious food in the world onto his body. But just this week Reddit went gaga for one very tasty tattoo – the burrito knuckles tattoo.

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El Loco: authentic Mexican street food in Sydney

Katrina Whitehead Reader Find

By Katrina Whitehead in Cool Travel on Friday 26 October 2012

There’s nothing like a delicious taco or two to make you feel like you’re holidaying on a gorgeous Mexican playa and wistfully contemplating your next cocktail. And while Foveaux Street in Sydney’s Surry Hills is a far cry from Mexico, it’s here that you can find some truly authentic, and downright tasty, Mexican street food.

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88 Nights of Cinco de Mayo

Patrick Alfred Reader Find

By Patrick Alfred in New Film on Thursday 22 March 2012

In film, the dinner table has often been used as an opportunity to gaze into the lives of others. 88 Nights of Cinco de Mayo follows suit as they make public the routine dinner conversations of four friends eating their way through the 88 menu items of Cinco De Mayo. My favorite is episode five, […]

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Hecho En Dumbo

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 14 April 2011

I usually skip proper restaurants and go straight to the hole-in-the-wall taquerias when it comes to Mexican food, but Hecho En Dumbo, now relocated to the East Village, is pretty awesome and not all that expensive. Their Picaditas de Jaiba, corn medallions with shredded dungeness crab and avocado, are amazing.

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El Tizoncito, the best tacos

The Urban Grocer Contributor

By The Urban Grocer in Cool Travel on Tuesday 26 May 2009

Mexico City’s streets are a sensory overload, saturated with sights, sounds, and smells. The unmistakable old-school bright green Volkswagen bugs chug along while enticing smoky scents of roasting meats waft through the air. Street food is a quintessential and seriously important part of life in this city. And there is no shortage of small storefronts, trucks, and even plastic tables on the side of the road, where truly authentic Mexican food is on offer. Where to find the best tacos in the city has been and will continue to be a never-ending debate. But for me — and countless locals — El Tizoncito is undoubtedly one of the greatest.

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