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I swear these are some of the most sincere and random conversations you'll ever have. Here's one I had with one of my older Mexican workers a while back. Him: Oye tu has probado la cocaina? Me: No, y usted? Him: Pos nomas una vez pero no me gusto y ya no la volvi a probar. Me: Porque no le gusto? Him: ...pos....pos porque me pego chorro... Me: Pos no se come, se mete por la nariz! Him: Pos a mi nadie me dijo! Anduve todo chorriento como por 3 dias!
The San Jose Flea Market, or better know as La Pulga de San Jose by the Mexican community has always been one of my favorite places in the world. This is the literal melting pot of the Bay Area's cultures and ethnicities, you have the Mexican and Central American communities, the Vietnamese, Filipino, Chinese, and Korean, as well as the Middle Eastern folk. If your family was always on a budget this is where you'd hang out on Sundays. You'll find fruits and vegetables, toys, furniture, clothes, home decor, used goods, as well as counterfeit merchandise. Sadly like most of...
"You'll never reach your destination if you stop to throw rocks at every dog that barks at you."
The world may be ending and there might not be enough toilet paper or bottled water left on the store shelves but we have what's most important, tortillas! The truth is that quality and taste do vary by brand and up here in Northern California Tortillas La Rosa are the best (in my opinion). I've tried a lot of brands and I've found that the nationally distributed brands such as Guerrero and Mission just don't cut it.