Mexican breakfast

Mexican breakfast

slang A breakfast substitute consisting of a cigarette and a cup of coffee or a glass of water. Potentially offensive, as it implies that someone from Mexico would be unable to afford anything more. I don't really have an appetite in the morning, so I just have a Mexican breakfast and head straight to work. I overslept, so I only had time for a Mexican breakfast before running out the door to catch my train.
See also: breakfast, Mexican

Mexican breakfast

n. a cigarette and a cup of coffee or a glass of water. After a Mexican breakfast, I went to Marlowe’s hotel hoping to catch him before he went out.
See also: breakfast, Mexican
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It was a delight to linger in Las Terrazas restaurant over a home-cooked Mexican breakfast before setting off for a quick day-trip into Atotonilco.
The original concept was for short standup comedy sets to periodically entertain diners in the main restaurant as they enjoyed Mexican breakfast specialties like huevos rancheros.
JOHNSON CITY - Sitting inside a Mexican breakfast spot in this Hill Country town, a flat-screen TV above him flashing CNN's coverage of President Donald Trump, Democrat Joseph Kopser spoke of tribalism.
Take the Mexican breakfast dish huevos rancheros - eggs, beans and avocado piled into a wrap with hot chilli sauce.
Their giant Mexican breakfast consists of a jumbo tortilla stuffed full of eggs, chorizo, potatoes and cheese, which is then drenched in green pork chili and topped with cheddar jack cheese.
The restaurant serves up some favorite Mexican breakfast dishes such as Chicken, Chorizo, Egg and Cheese Empanada, Filete y Huevos featuring grilled sirloin steak, salsa roja, crispy poblano hash browns, Mayan Choclate Pancakes and Huevos Ranchos.
How about a hearty Mexican breakfast? "Breakfast remains an exciting frozen Mexican food sub-category," says Rachel Cullen, president and CEO of Ruiz Food Products, based in Dinuba, Calif.
Huevos rancheros is a classic Mexican breakfast - let the egg yolks run and mix it all together
"We have tinkered with these recipes for over five years and feel that they successfully represent Mexican breakfast."
(One sign of total cultural saturation was a 2013 Buzzfeed list called "26 Reasons Shakshuka Is The Most Perfect Food." Reason number two: "Some say it's like the Mexican breakfast dish huevos rancheros--but it's better.") "Shakshuka is basically baked eggs in sauce," says Yael Raviv, who studies food and nationalism in Israel and is the director of the Umami: Food and Art Festival in New York.
And if you're feeling a little too cool, there's always the tangy, tasty Mexican breakfast on offer in the morning - eggs, guacamole and chorizo served on a flour tortilla that can be wrapped and dipped in salsa.
A It's the famous Mexican breakfast dish called huevos rancheros.
In Flagstaff, MartAnne's (this page) may be hole-in-the-wall intimate, but its burritos and Mexican breakfast specialties--think green chile chilaquiles and huevos rancheros--make it loom large to Arizona foodies.
She is now fifty-one, dressed in an elegantly understated fashion, after a Mexican breakfast with her grandchildren at a restaurant in Homestead, Florida, which is now, finally, home.