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Naughty noshing: Takis

posted on March 25, 2009 at 10:30 am
When Moon and I started dating, I used to get a kick out of how excited he’d get in the junk food aisles of the many Mexican markets I frequent. After one particularly large sugar and carb heavy haul, he turned to me and said: “Mexicans really do make the best junk food in the world.” I turned to him and replied: “no shit, have you seen my ass?” I am such a classy dame; my parents must be proud.
As most of you remember, the first installment of my “Naughty Noshing” series detailed my love for Flamin’ Hot Cheetos. Well, I have found a new Mexican snack that trumps those beauties. Meet my newest addiction: Takis Fuego
Naughty noshing: Takis
Imagine a round tortilla chip that is tightly rolled and packed with loads of dehydrated lime and spicy chile peppers. Each bite is crunchy, salty, lip-puckering and blazing hot. This pretty much how it went down the first time I ate them (you build up a tolerance):
You can only find Takis near the cash register at Mexican markets–seems the company is doing a big marketing push. The chips come in a handful of other flavors–like Salsa Brava, the surprisingly good Guacamole and Fajita–but the Fuego is tops. Check them out and let me know what you think.
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10 comments

  • Re: Naughty noshing: Takis
    posted by: ATL_Boilers · March 26, 2009  11:36 AM

    The Takis are great! I got hooked on them by some of the Hispanic soccer players I coach. I’m glad that these aren’t available everywhere (yet) as I would spend half of my food budget on them!

  • Re: Naughty noshing: Takis
    posted by: Stacey · March 28, 2009  4:47 PM

    You can also get them at Quick Trip! I love these things.

  • Re: Naughty noshing: Takis
    posted by: Anonymous · May 28, 2009  10:13 PM

    Now you can buy them @ http://www.MexGrocer.com and have them shipped anywhere in the USA and Canada.Enjoy!!!

  • Re: Naughty noshing: Takis
    posted by: Anonymous · June 18, 2009  10:05 PM

    Man, I haven't eaten nothing but takis for this past week. Im on to like my 9000'th bag :3. These are so good q_q

    I herd you could get cancer from these ?_?. Hope not

  • Re: Naughty noshing: Takis
    posted by: Sean Long · September 28, 2009  9:18 PM

    oh my god, I swear to god, theres nicotine or something in these things. I had a bad at my girlfriends house and kept calling her begging to drop them off at my house. It sucks. Shes not willing to drive to me for that, you believe that? hahahaha

  • Re: Naughty noshing: Takis
    posted by: It's EKG! · October 7, 2009  8:44 PM

    takis are the most delicious chips ever created!

  • Re: Naughty noshing: Takis
    posted by: jocelyn. · November 17, 2009  6:45 PM

    shiit, that guys a PUSSY! they are not that hot. i know there hot but c'mon. pussy pussypussy. i eat some every day.

  • Re: Naughty noshing: Takis
    posted by: pretty girl · June 7, 2011  7:47 PM

    I love these takis.They are like so delicious that i can eat them for breakfast,lunch, and dinner.I love hot chips and they are delicioius and fabulous!!!!!!!! GO TAKIS!!!!!!!!!!

  • Re: Naughty noshing: Takis
    posted by: diane · September 12, 2012  4:53 PM

    they have takis here in maine in walmart 1.50 abag

  • Re: Naughty noshing: Takis
    posted by: Karen · September 28, 2012  1:45 PM

    I’m living in Mexico and I buy them at school, after school … I could live off them!

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