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The Birthplace of the Burrito – All the Tacos

Everything is bigger in Texas, but this is also true for Chihuahua, its neighboring state on the other side of the border. This is why, the burrito, the biggest taco of them all was created there. On this episode of Todos Los Tacos, our taco guru Francisco “El Fara” Gómez takes us to Ciudad Juarez and to El Paso on a tour full of salsas, quesos, frijoles, folkloric music & wrestling. Subscribe to Munchies here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-MUNCHIES All Munchies videos release a full week early on our site: https://video.vice.com/en_us/channel/munchies Hungry? Sign…

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Finding the Best Hard Shell Tacos – All The Tacos

Some people say that the hard-shell taco is sacrilegious. It is not a taco and it is not Mexican they say. But actually, that beautifully crispy and fried tortilla filled with cheddar cheese and lettuce does have a Mexican background and we should be very thankful and proud about it. On this episode, our taco guru Francisco Gómez takes us to the heart of California in search for the best hard-shell in town. Subscribe to Munchies here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-MUNCHIES All Munchies videos release a full week early on our site: https://video.vice.com/en_us/channel/munchies…

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Who Has the Best Fish Tacos? – All The Tacos

The Baja-style fish taco is quite possibly the taco king of the West Coast. In this episode, we’ll trace its origin back to the Mercado Negro in Ensenada, while also visiting some of the best fish taco stands of the region. Later on, Fara crosses the border to know Rick Rubio, the man responsible for popularizing that taco in the US, finishing with a visit to the Chulavista based torta and taco truck Corazón de Torta. Subscribe to Munchies here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-MUNCHIES All Munchies videos release a full week early on…

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Building a 200lb Meat Trompo for Tacos – Open Fire

Welcome to Open Fire, where we explore the various ways different cultures cook over live fire. Our host Cara Nicoletti, a fourth-generation butcher, chef and author, learns the craft, practice, and philosophy of each dish and the stories of the people cooking them. In this episode, we learn how Los Tacos No. 1 in New York City builds its famous trompo with layers of adobo-marinated pork shoulder that’s then shaved off and stacked high on homemade tortillas for one of the city’s best tacos. Subscribe to Munchies here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-MUNCHIES All…

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Snacking on Live Scorpions and Tarantula Tacos – All The Tacos

In this episode of All The Tacos, we tested just how far Francisco’s love for tacos goes by making him hunt for—and eat—bugs and insects. It turns out that Francisco’s love for tacos is infinite and unconditional, with just a few reservations before going all in. Tarantulas, cockroaches, worms, and scorpions were just some of the insects he sampled while gulping down beers and mezcal for liquid courage—and eventually coming to the conclusion that “insects are…wow.” Subscribe to Munchies here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-MUNCHIES All Munchies videos release a full week early on…

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The World Capital of Cecina Tacos – Ultimate Taco Tour of Mexico

Francisco Gómez heads to Yecapixtla, the “Cecina World Capital,” to eat his fill of cecina, thinly sliced strips of meat that gets sun-dried on roofs throughout Morelos. Francisco also learns how to make an excellent michelada, the perfect accompaniment to a cecina taco, made with beer, lime juice, salt, and a chili-coated rim. Subscribe to Munchies here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-MUNCHIES All Munchies videos release a full week early on our site: https://video.vice.com/en_us/channel/munchies Check out http://munchies.tv for more! Follow Munchies here: Facebook: http://facebook.com/munchies Twitter: http://twitter.com/munchies Tumblr: http://munchies.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/munchies Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/munchies Foursquare: https://foursquare.com/munchies…

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Traditional Cochinita Tacos in Mexico – All The Tacos

Francisco Gómez heads to Yucatan to learn the secrets of cochinita, a pork dish made by slow-roasting the Mexican Creole hairless pig in an underground oven. While exploring the Mayan villages where the pig is celebrated, Francisco meets with revolutionary local chefs, partakes in the pig’s head dance, and, of course, drinks a few beers along the way. Subscribe to Munchies here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-MUNCHIES All Munchies videos release a full week early on our site: https://video.vice.com/en_us/channel/munchies Check out http://munchies.tv for more! Follow Munchies here: Facebook: http://facebook.com/munchies Twitter: http://twitter.com/munchies Tumblr: http://munchies.tumblr.com Instagram:…

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Cooking Alligator Fish Tacos – The Ultimate Taco Tour of Mexico

All The Tacos is back! In this episode Francisco Gómez heads to Tabasco, Mexico to try the Pejelagarto taco, made with garfish (pejelagarto), a prehistoric fish that looks like a small alligator. Francisco travels to Dos Montes, Punto Ceiba, and Villahermosa to catch his own garfish and learn the many ways to cook and serve the fish. Later, he stops at a cacao bean farm in Tabasco to learn how to harvest cacao beans to make pozol. Watch more of All The Tacos — Subscribe to Munchies here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-MUNCHIES All…

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Trying Off-Cut Tacos in Mexico City – Ultimate Taco Tour

On this episode of All The Tacos, host Francisco Gómez is searching Mexico City for the best visceras tacos. What are visceras? They’re the offal and entrails of cows, chicken and other animals, and it makes for delicious tacos. Think tacos made from animal tongue, eyes, tripe, lungs, stomach, intestine, brain, udders, uterus and testicles—and these are some of the juiciest and most flavorful parts of the animal. Watch as Gómez travels to the Mexico City neighborhood of Tepito to see what all the fuss is about.Subscribe to Munchies here:…

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Carnitas: The Ultimate Taco Tour of Mexico

Francisco Gómez is back on his quest to discover everything there is to know about tacos in Mexico. On this episode, he’s exploring Quiroga in Michoacán, the carnitas capital of the world. Braising carnitas (literally, “little meats”) is the juicy, tasty way to prepare pork by slow-cooking it in its own fat. The final result is pink on the inside and perfectly caramelized on the outside. Gómez visits the Ayala family who have been cooking and selling carnitas tacos in Quiroga for five generations. Also, watch to the end to…

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