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.”

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