Latinos outraged as national news outlet labels nopales as ‘hottest food trend of 2018’

The pushback is that the "hottest food trend" trivializes a staple of Mexican cuisine.

Nopales are a tried and true treat for generations of Latino families, but it seems to the wider internet they may become the “new avocado toast.”

And people aren’t happy.

NowThis Food, a sister site of Now This, posted a Facebook video on Dec. 31, posing cacti as possibly becoming “the hottest food trend of 2018.”

READ MORE

Subscribe today!

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Must Read

The effort to undermine minority voting

Victor Landa October 1, 2018

I see a clear method to the apparent madness of Texas redistricting. I fear that Texas is moving toward redistricting based on voter population only — disadvantaging minority voting — […]

Congressional candidate Gina Ortiz Jones addresses students

Victor Landa September 28, 2018

For Democratic candidate Gina Ortiz Jones, representation doesn’t “mean a more colorful picture, it means our voices, our experiences are at the table and impacting these decisions that affect our […]

Why the Latino sleeping giant will never awaken. And why that’s a good thing.

Victor Landa December 10, 2018

Somewhere deep in the bowels of Donald Trump’s political salt mines (This, of course, is pure conjecture. I don’t know that Trump has political salt mines or if they have […]