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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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Shrimp Tacos – The Ultimate Taco Tour of Mexico

Mazatlán in Sinaloa, Mexico has some of best seafood tacos in the world. This region is known for mouthwatering shrimp, scallop, octopus and even manta ray tacos. In this episode of Todos Los Tacos, host Francisco Gómez travels to Mazatlán to see what all the hype is about. Along the way, he discovers the political origin of the taco gobernador, a grilled shrimp taco with bell peppers and queso Chihuahua. Subscribe to Munchies here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-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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A Taco Tour of Mexico – Birria in Guadalajara: Todos Los Tacos

In this episode of Todos Los Tacos, Francisco Gómez heads to Guadalajara to try out the birria taco, which is a stew of meat and broth wrapped in a tortilla. He’ll show you why Mexicans constantly travel to Guadalajara for these tacos—and for the tequila, too! 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 More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo

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25 Cent Suadero Tacos in Mexico City

This is the ultimate street taco tour of Mexico City. In this episode of Todos Los Tacos, MUNCHIES host Francisco Gómez is showing off the most mouthwatering suadero (beef) tacos around Mexico’s capital, where prices can be as little as 25 cents per taco! Subscribe to Munchies here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-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 More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo

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