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What is a margarita? Although, there is no solid proof who invented the Margarita. The margarita is a cocktail consisting of tequila, Cointreau and lime or lemon juice, often served with salt on the glass’ rim. It is the most common tequila-based cocktail in the United States. Often the drink is served shaken with ice (on the rocks), blended with ice (frozen margarita), or without ice (straight up). Ingredients for 1 serving  Ice 2 ouncesRead More
What is ceviche? Ceviche is a seafood dish popular in the coastal regions of the Americas, especially Central and South America. The dish is typically made from fresh raw fish marinated in citrus juices, such as lemon or lime, and spiced with ají or chili peppers. Additional seasonings, such as chopped onions, salt, and coriander, may also be added. Ceviche is usually accompanied by side dishes that complement its flavors, such as sweet potato, lettuce,Read More
What is flan? Flan is an oven-baked caramel custard desert that is very popular in Puerto Rico, Spain and Mexico among many other Latin countries. It is made with a top layer of custard paired with the sweetness of a light caramel sauce, which is put in the bottom of the pan underneath it. Both are baked together. When chilled and then inverted to un-mold, the sauce pours over the custard and is served asRead More
What is Chicken Flautas? A tightly rolled corn tortilla filled with chicken into a thin cylinder and sometimes deep-fried and garnished with sour cream, guacamole, or salsa. Ingredients for 8 servings 16 corn tortillas 2 cups cooked and shredded chicken Vegetable oil for frying 1 cup Mexican cream 1 cup salsa of your choice 1 head romaine lettuce, sliced 1 cup queso fresco, crumbled Directions In a deep skillet, preheat 1 inch deep of oilRead More
Struggling to find a present for a loved one on Valentine’s Day? How about a Mariachi band serenade? That is what Groupon is offering one lucky person. Almost 17,000 people have signed up to the competition, which will see an authentic Mexican folk band rock up to a workplace or similar location and perform a romantic classic. Groupon expands: “Kitted out in authentic charro garb, the players will tenderly perform two traditional standards, handpicked forRead More
CARLSBAD >> It was a match made perfect, courtesy of Facebook. Cipriano Anaya said he posted on his page looking for a singer to join him in a mariachi group. He found one in Olga Dominguez and “Amor y Lagrimas” was formed. It only took a couple of months before the local residents saw what exactly their new partnership could bring them. It led them to win an award for Best Mariachi Group Award atRead More
SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS — Among Mexican-Americans in the United States, mariachi music has maintained its popularity for more than a century, especially in states that border Mexico, like Texas. But there are now mariachi groups in all parts of the United States and in some European and Asian nations as well. Mariachi music has long been popular with San Antonio’s large Mexican-American population. But among the young people performing at this event was 12-year-old AnaniRead More
UC Riverside’s Stephanie Martinez often spends Sundays playing the violin and singing with her group, Mariachi Divas, at Disney California Adventure. But this past Sunday, Martinez instead walked on stage to accept a Grammy award with her bandmates in Los Angeles. “We were in shock,” Martinez said Monday. “It’s like, amazing. It’s a steppingstone for women. We feel, if we can accomplish that, what more can we do, and everyone else — all the womenRead More
Hey, remember when Alex Rodriguez needed that vacation to “rest mentally” after the legal mess he entangled himself in? Looks like he took it. Some pictures of the embattled Yankee third baseman, who is suspended for the entire 2014 season, surfaced on Twitter. As the Daily News reported last week, Rodriguez put a new spin on his ban, saying he wanted some time off. “I think that in the year 2014, the league could haveRead More
When Mexico wants to challenge the world’s top athletes in alpine skiing, it turns to one man. His name is Hubertus von Hohenlohe, he’s 55 years old, and he dresses in a flamboyant, skin-hugging suit seemingly borrowed from a vihuela-strumming mariachi. Von Hohenlohe is a force of nature: Germanic prince, a pop singer called Andy Himalaya and Royal Disaster, professional athlete, photographer, lover (presumably), mariachi-suit wearer (most definitely). Read more: http://www.theatlanticcities.com/arts-and-lifestyle/2014/01/mexicos-olympic-ski-team-one-guy-mariachi-suit/8258/ [sale]Get Your Mariachi On![/sale]Read More
Mariachi World Record
To celebrate the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup and the iconic Rose Bowl Stadium, the City of Pasadena and stadium officials announce that a record-breaking attempt of 600 mariachis are scheduled to perform at the Mexico vs. Panama match on Sunday, July 7, as part of the tournament’s opening doubleheader.  Distinguished guests include representatives from local cities, the Mexican and Panamanian consulates and celebrities.  GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® officials will be on hand to confirm the newRead More
SAN ANTONIO — A local boy who has won national attention through his appearances on a television singing competition has become the focal point of a social media storm. Sebastien de la Cruz answered the call to sing the National Anthem before Game 3 of the NBA Finals after Darius Rucker canceled at the last minute. The 11-year-old had no idea how much people would be buzzing about the performance. “When I started mariachi, IRead More