Remember all the immigration-related hullabaloo back in 2007, when Pizza Patrón, a Dallas-based chain that caters to the Latino market, announced it would allow people to buy pizzas with Mexican pesos?Every pasty, testosterone-poisoned white sheriff in Arizona started stamping their jackbooted feet ... More >>
For years now, La Pizza Loca and Pizza Patrón have made a killing on customizing pizzas for the Mexican palate beyond a sprinkling of jalapeños--I'm talking about carne asada and chorizo as toppings, with Tapatío as a condiment. Nevertheless, pizza isn't that popular among Mexicans in Mexico-- ... More >>
Remember Pizza Patrón? Only if you're a Know Nothing. Last year, the Dallas-based pizza chain infuriated conservatives after announcing it would accept pesos in lieu of dollars at their locations. Lost in the debate was whether their pies were any bueno.
We'll find out soon enough. Across the stre ... More >>
As soon as I read this story last Saturday about Pizza Patrón, a Dallas-based pizza chain that primarily caters to Latino communities, accepting pesos as payment, I wondered how long it would be before I read a story about the company getting death threats. Answer: six days.
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