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Episode 50: Coka y Greñas

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In this episode, Latinos Who Lunch cierran el ciclo of Austin interviews con broche de oro! La Coka y el Greñas sit down with FavyFav and talk about their transition from Monterrey, Mexico to Texas. These par de tortolitos met at a party in Mexico and never looked back. El Greñas tells Favy the struggles of being a musician in a place like Austin while Coka talks about her art projects around town. Also, at the end of the episode you will hear Babelito interviewing his dear friend Fito from Tegucigalpa over the phone to discuss the political turmoil happening in Honduras, and the misconceptions about Latin America reflected in U.S. news outlets. Stay woke and stay informed! #supportbrownpodcasts #supportlatinxpodcasts #podsincolor

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Episode 120: Decolonizing Wealth with Edgar Villanueva

April 12th, 2019


Last year, as part of "Money for Our Movements, A Social Justice Fundraising Conference," organized by Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training (GIFT), Babelito and FavyFav met Edgar Villanueva, an expert on social …

Episode 129: Latinos Who Catch Up (Part 1 of 2)

June 13th, 2019


After several months of hard work and live gigs, Babelito and FavyFav are in the same room to record, not 1 but 2 Guara Guara (free-form) episodes! In this first part Favy tells us all about his experiences installing …

Episode 128: Our Fave, FavyFav! (Brought to you by Grizzly Kiki)

June 7th, 2019

This week we bring a special episode brought to you by the podcast Grizzly Kiki!

Your FAVY Could Never!

On this episode, we KiKi with FavyFav (aka …

Episode 127: Pat DeCoCo

May 30th, 2019


Do you want to hear two nerds geeking out over indie music? Well guess what Mimi? This episode is for you! Babelito continue his series of …

Episode 126: Angélica Negrón and José Olivares of Balún

May 23rd, 2019


Latinos Who Lunch interview Angélica Negrón and José Olivares from their favorite band, Balún! From a lesson on Mofongo and Boricua fast food joints to the ways cooking and music have played into their relationship, …

Episode 125: Not My Monument (Rebroadcast)

May 16th, 2019


This week FavyFav and Babelito opened the LWL vault and decided to re-air a fan fave, "Not My Monument."-You wanna talk about monuments!? Well guess …

Episode 124: Yvette Mayorga

May 9th, 2019


In this episode we bring you another conversation with a badass chicana artist. This time Babelito chats with his Chicago fave, Yvette Mayorga, to talk about her rising career as a visual artist, her struggles as a …

Episode 123: Nathalie Farfan

May 2nd, 2019


This week FavyFav shares a conversations he had last Fall with the amazing Nathalie Farfan of La Brujas Club and Morado Lens. Listen in as they talk about Jersey, self-care, Ivy Queen and white magic. And as always make …

Episode 122: José Villalobos

April 25th, 2019


FavyFav and Babelito visit Austin, TX this week and chat with one of their favorite artists, José Villalobos. As a sculptor and performance artist …

Episode 121: El Santuario de Lester Rey

April 18th, 2019


Este episodio is for all our Boricuas out there! On this occasion, Babelito sits with Lester Rey, an amazing Chicago musician, to talk about his new projects and the ways his mother's feminism has influenced all his …

Episode 119: Dr. Babelito y Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (Brought to you by CYC Podcast)

April 4th, 2019


This week we bring yet another special episode from our cousin podcast Cabronas Y Chingonas (CYC) - "Today's lecture is guided by the one and only Babelito of Latinos Who Lunch podcast! Get to know about the inspiration …

Episode 118: Alma Lopez

March 28th, 2019


Alma Lopez became a nationally known visual artist when her art piece titled “Our Lady,” became the center of controversy in a dispute where freedom of expression and repressive traditionalism enlarged the already …

Episode 117: Brush Yo Teeth

March 21st, 2019


The emails continue to pour in and we couldn't help but record yet another listener letter episode. This time, los chicos de LWL answer questions …

Episode 116: So Fat, So Brave (Brought to you by CYC Podcast)

March 14th, 2019


This week we bring you a very special episode from our cousin podcast Cabronas y Chingonas (CYC Podcast) - "This extra long episode is jam packed with star power! Myte is joined by the amazing Favy Fav of Latinos Who …

Episode 115: Ask LWL

March 7th, 2019


So many letters, so little time.  LWL read your letters and get into new recommendations of podcasts in Spanish, Babelito talks about books to deconstruct faux-woke-ness and Favy discusses Central American erasure and …

Episode 114: Single, Bilingual and Dizque Ready to Mingle!

February 28th, 2019


This week Babelito speaks to his Chicago roommate Luisito about everything from cooking bologna in their apartment to the perils of going to grad …

Episode 113: For the Love of Roma

February 22nd, 2019


Oh… you didn't like our review of Roma?! Ok… we see you. After we released our “Episode 111: Roma Redux,” in which Babelito and FavyFav deconstructed Alfonso Cuarón’s Roma. They received so many responses that they …

Episode 112: Remembering Ed Fuentes

February 14th, 2019


This week we are honoring a dear compadre que se nos fue. Ed Fuentes was a cultural journalist and one of the biggest Latinos Who Lunch supporters. …

Episode 111: Roma Redux

February 7th, 2019


It's finally here! In this episode los chicos de Latinos Who Lunch break down Alfonso Cuaron's Roma. Before getting down to business, Babelito gives …

Episode 110: Jasmine Chavez Helm

January 31st, 2019


Let's talk FASHION! In this episode, LWL kick off a series of interviews with badass Latinx people making moves around the country. Hoy le toca a …

Episode 109: Viva Guatemala!

January 24th, 2019


Jute...Jute!!! Get ready for this mouth-watering episode or LWL! FavyFav just returned from his motherland, Guatemala, and gurrrl the chow down was mythical! From garnachas Guatemaltecas con los primos to caldo de jute …

Episode 108: Listener Letters V, THE SEQUEL

January 17th, 2019


So many emails… so little time!!! This week Favy and Babelito read through more of your listener letters. Y’all ask burning questions, email the chavos updates and ask for advice. They set the record straight about …

Episode 107: Listener Letters V

January 10th, 2019


It's finally here, our Listener Letters episode is back! In our fifth installment, FavyFav and Babelito get down to it and read your emails, and as always, the questions are fascinating! Listen to Favy's traveling tips …

Episode 106: Radio Lonchea 2018

January 3rd, 2019


Happy 2019!!! LWL is ringing in the new year the only way they know how…with their yearly music review episode! FavyFav and Babelito pay homage to their favorite Latinx music podcasts, Radio Menea and Song Mess. LWL …

Episode 105: Favy on Radio Menea!

December 27th, 2018


Have you heard FavyFav's episode of Radio Menea??? Well if not… you're in luck! This week we bring you "FavyFav's Life Story" from our podcast primxs over at Radio Menea.

Radio Menea: Episode 61

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Episode 104: Babelito on Songmess!

December 20th, 2018


This week we bring you a rebroadcast of Babelito's episode with your favorite ultra-hipster Latinx music podcast, Songmess! Listen in as Beverlisha …

Episode 103: La Virgen de Guadalupe

December 13th, 2018


Latinos Who Lunch are back this week to celebrate la patrona de las Americas, la Virgen de Guadalupe. The tilma, or cloth on which the image of the Virgin appeared is housed in the Basilica of Mexico City and it is …

Episode 102: La Biblioteca Esta Abierta

December 6th, 2018


This week LWL brings you another classic with FavyFav's pick, "Episode 11: Signed, Sealed, and Read to Filth." But before diving into the archives, …

Episode 101: The Second Coming of JuanGa

November 29th, 2018


JuanGa is risen! For the next couple of episodes FavyFav and Babelito are taking a little break and diving into the archives to bring you some of their favorite LWL episodes. We are starting this week with Babelito's …

Episode 100: Thank You

November 22nd, 2018


Happy Turkey Day a todos!!! In this episode, LWL breakdown their favorite recipes for this holiday and their family traditions which range from …

Episode 99: The ABC's of Latinidad

November 15th, 2018


This week los chicos de LWL bring you the ABC's of Latinidad, inspired by one of Favy's favorite podcasts, Jade + XD. From A to Z they go over the alphabet of being Latinx, covering everything along from cleaning …

Episode 98: The Art People Podcast with Dr. Emmanuel Ortega Rodríguez

November 8th, 2018


Guess what Mimi?!? FavyFav is starting a new podcast and decided to invite Babelito to be the first guest and air the episode here on Latinos Who Lunch! Get ready to listen to “The Art People Podcast with Dr. Emmanuel …

Episode 97: Myte la Chingona

November 1st, 2018


Our dear friend Myte, better know as the badass Chingona from the popular podcast Cabronas y Chingonas, graces FavyFav and Babelito with her presence …

Episode 96: Latinos Who Have Feelings

October 25th, 2018


This week we get all up in our feelings! In this Guara Guara episode FavyFav and Babelito get deep and reveal some of the issues of being away from home. Babelito talks about his first experience with therapy and Favy …

Episode 95: Tea with Queen and J.

October 18th, 2018


This week Favy brings us another NYC edition of LWL and interviews your favorite womanist race nerds from the podcast Tea with Queen and J. Listen in as they discuss everything from “wet nachos” to dismantling the white …

Episode 94: FavyFav Teleports Us To RuPaul's DragCon NYC!

October 11th, 2018


In this very special episode FavyFav teleports us to RuPaul's DragCon in New York City and interviews un chingo de dragas! Desde la Jiggly Caliente …

Episode 93: Latinos Who Travel

October 4th, 2018


Corre corre por las big cities!!!! El FavyFav y Babelito discuss their experiences in two of the largest cities in the U.S., New York and Chicago, the foods they have been enjoying and the people they have met. They …

Episode 92: Let There Be Luz!

September 27th, 2018


She is a warrior and she is here to tell us her journey as a podcaster, mother, entrepreneur and all around badass. Linda Garcia, aka Luz Warrior is a consentida del podcast and is finally here to talk about self-love …

Episode 91: The House of the Lunches

September 20th, 2018


This week FavyFav and Babelito catch up on the last few weeks of their busy lives. They talk about their lunches, their travels and talk about the TV shows they've been binge watching. They discuss the hit Netflix show …

Episode 90: Queer Xicano Chisme

September 13th, 2018


Rubén aka Queer Xicano Chisme graces the LWL studio to give us all the details behind his social media career, his podcast, and all the rest of his side hustles. As a writer, Rubén rejected academia and decided to …

Episode 89: Alondra and Remi of

September 6th, 2018


This week Latinos Who Lunch chat with the creators of, a rad Latinx inspired sticker company based out of LA. Alondra and Remi reveal how they got inspiration for their company in Japan and how their Korean, …

Episode 88: Rosa Mamá

August 30th, 2018


Todo en familia. Para continuar con el internet influencer theme we started two weeks ago, we now have the famous Rosa Ramos aka Rosa Mamá from Mom's Movie Reviews and Growing Up Mexican. Rosa cooked some delicious …

Episode 87: Guara Guara the Messiest of the Cucharas

August 23rd, 2018


LWL return with their bi-weekly Guara Guara "free-form" episode, but this time, FavyFav is in Pennsylvania and Babelito's in Chicago. They catch up on their recent travels and talk about adjusting to their new life. …

Episode 86: Emmanuel Ramos-Barajas

August 16th, 2018


In this episode, FavyFav and Babelito interview video producer Emmanuel Ramos-Barajas, and they get into everything, from food in Boyle Heights to …

Episode 85: Babelito, Wild and Free!

August 9th, 2018


This week los chicos de LWL talk to the wonderful Las Vegas based show, Wild and Free: A Battle Born Podcast. They talk conchas, activism y mucho …

Episode 84: Dr. Denise Sandoval, The Lowrider Scholar

August 2nd, 2018


Dr. Denise Sandoval, aka The Lowrider Scholar, sits with LWL to talk about the politics, philosophy, aesthetics and the high art of riding low. …

Episode 83: Summer Recap

July 26th, 2018


With their busy schedule, FavyFav and Babelito haven't been able to catch up for quite a while. Listen in as they talk about their summer experiences …

Episode 82: Mujer Fiera

July 19th, 2018


Dr. Anita Tijerina Revilla is an Associate Professor and Director of Gender and Sexuality Studies at the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV). Anita, AKA Mujer Fiera, is a much loved presence in the national joteria …

Episode 81: SAN CHA

July 12th, 2018


San Cha has new music and she is celebrating with LWL! As a queer Chicanx musician based in Los Angeles, she takes mariachi music and other Latinx genres to their punk, pop and psychadelic limits. San Cha is constantly …

Episode 80: Xuanito de la Puente from Gordaztlan con una Diet Coke

July 5th, 2018


Xuan Carlos Espinoza-Cuellar joins FavyFav and Babelito in one of the funniest and most inspiring conversations in LWL history. Xuanito is a …

Episode 79: LALIFF Gave Us VIDA!

June 28th, 2018


LWL went to Hollywood last weekend and in this episode they talk about their participation in LALIFF (Los Angeles Latino International Film …

Episode 78: Disney's Coco Revisited with Dr. Irene Mata

June 21st, 2018


This week FavyFav and Babelito welcome back their favorite scholar, Irene Matta from Wellesley College to deconstruct the 2017 animated Disney …

Episode 77: Alaska de Luxe

June 14th, 2018


In this episode LWL talk about their encounters with some important Latinx icons, Favy's adventures on the other side of the world and Babelito's …

Episode 76: Quinceañera Problems with Babelito's Sisters

June 7th, 2018


Babelito's sisters, Osiris and Bianca, grace the LWL studio with their quinceañera stories, which couldn't be more different from each other. While …

Episode 75: Guara Guara La Cucharation

May 31st, 2018


Have you ever wondered how LWL collaborate outside of the podcast? This Guara Guara episode is dedicated to breaking down the process of putting …

Episode 74: Live from RuPaul's DragCon with Cynthia Lee Fontaine

May 24th, 2018


Are you ready for this CUCU?! In this very special episode of Latinos Who Lunch FavyFav and Babelito return to RuPaul’s DragCon for a second time to …

Episode 73: From DragCon to Beyoncé and Beyond

May 17th, 2018


Miss Vanjie…Miss Vanjie…Miss…Vaaanjie. On this episode FavyFav and Babelito recap their amazing weekend at RuPaul’s DragCon and chat about what they …

Episode 72: Richardtina

May 10th, 2018


Simply the best! Richard Villegas, aka Richardtina, visited LWL to talk about his journey of becoming a prominent Latinx indie music journalist. He writes for Remezcla, and also hosts one of our all time favorite Latinx …

Episode 71: Lunch Mess

May 3rd, 2018


LWL are on SONGMESS!!!! This week les traemos una sorpresa! We asked our dear friend Richardtina to let us air an episode of Songmess in which FavyFav and Babelito discuss new music and curate an eclectic selection of …

Episode 70: Erika Gets The Job Done

April 26th, 2018


Erika Abad aka the Ph.Diva is an Assistant Professor-in-residence in Gender and Sexuality Studies in the Interdisciplinary Studies Program at UNLV. She utilizes Lin-Manuel Miranda's plays and music to teach Latinx …

Episode 69: Latinos Who Work

April 19th, 2018


Have you ever wondered where LWL started their careers? Bueno, pues preparense to hear all about FavyFav and Babelito's first jobs. This episode is dedicated to the struggle most Latinx kids go through in this country …

Episode 68: La Llave

April 12th, 2018


This week FavyFav and Babelito are joined by the brand new podcast hosts Joelly Favela-Medina and George Anthony Garcia of La Llave Podcast. From finding your perfect co-host to understanding your mission, this episode …

Episode 67: Miss Vanjie

April 5th, 2018


Miss Vanjie….Miss Vanjie….Miss……Vanjie. In this episode FavyFav and Babelito talk about Miss Vanessa Vanjie Mateo and the history of Latinx drag …

Episode 66: Nos Vemos en We All Grow Latina

March 29th, 2018


This week we bring you the audio from the panel "Como se podcast?!" from We All Grow Latina Network Summit thanks to our friend Luis from Nos Vemos En El Swapmeet! This amazing panel was moderated by Linda Garcia from …

Episode 65: We All Grow

March 22nd, 2018


Every year a summit of badass Latinas get together in California to celebrate their greatness, their growth and to demonstrate how they thrive in their own communities. We All Grow Latina Network Summit was created for …

Episode 64: Oscars So Brown???

March 15th, 2018


This year's Oscars where notably brown in comparison to years past. The presence of Latinx actors and political causes were felt throughout the …

Episode 63: Listener Letters IV

March 8th, 2018


It's finally here! A new listener letter episode. FavyFav and Babelito discuss everything in this episode, the ways Chicanx people may fall into the …

Episode 62: Colorismo en Latin America

March 1st, 2018


Inspired by one of our listener letters, LWL develops a discussion on colorism, its complex history in Latin America and in the United States. From …

Episode 61: Podcasts in Color with Berry

February 22nd, 2018


Berry, creator of Podcasts In Color, has always been an avid podcast listener and The Read’s #1 fan. She put her passion for the medium to the test …

Episode 60: The One About Denver

February 15th, 2018


Otra semana y otro espisodio face to face, mano a mano. Los chicos de LWL are busy but once in a while they get together to “guara guara la cuchara” …

Episode 59: Miriam Zoila Pérez

February 8th, 2018


If you have been waiting to hear a los chavos de Latinos Who Lunch get all vulnerable, pues ahi les va! In this week's episode, FavyFav and Babelito …

Episode 58: Caught Up

February 1st, 2018


Latinos Who Lunch visited D.C. and recorded an episode with the guys from Caught Up Podcast! This topical and conversational podcast digs into the …

Episode 57: From Reno to Baltimore

January 25th, 2018


Los chicos de LWL take a breather, eat neighborhood supermarket Cuban food and reflect on the nonstop activities of the past two weeks. From Reno to Baltimore FavyFav and Babelito have taken the podcast to different …

Episode 56: Ed Fuentes

January 18th, 2018


Our dear friend and colleague Ed Fuentes sits with LWL to talk about his career as an advocate for Chicanx arts. Through his blog, Paint this Desert, …

Episode 55: New Year, Old Us

January 11th, 2018


Y'all know that FavyFav and Babelito are busy AF, and for that reason they are introducing a new format in which every other week they will simply catch up and guara guara la cuchara for an entire episode. To kick this …

Episode 54: Radio Lonchea 2017

January 4th, 2018


In the great tradition of one of their favorite music podcasts, Radio Menea, LWL record their music year in review episode! Favy Favela Perez and …

Episode 53: Que Show in 2017!?

December 28th, 2017


We did it! What a year! FavyFav and Babelito get together and recount the year's greatest moments starting from holiday times with their family to …

Episode 52: Yosimar Reyes

December 21st, 2017


Yosimar Reyes joins us this week and we GET INTO IT! The nationally acclaimed poet, educator, performance artist and public speaker tells FavyFav and Babelito all about his one man show, his special relationship with …

Episode 51: Live from Wellesley College

December 14th, 2017


In this very first live episode of LWL, Irene Mata, Associate Professor in the department of Women's and Gender Studies at Wellesley College, joins …

BONUS Episode: Nostalgia

December 9th, 2017


David B. Smith Gallery is proud to put forward the “Latinos Who Lunch” podcast for Untitled, Radio in Miami Beach. In a special segment catered specifically to Untitled, Miami Beach 2017, artist, curator and food writer …

BONUS Episode: Pigmentocracy

December 6th, 2017


David B. Smith Gallery is proud to put forward the “Latinos Who Lunch” podcast for Untitled, Radio in Miami Beach. In a special segment catered specifically to Untitled, Miami Beach 2017, artist, curator and food writer …

Mordida 21:

December 3rd, 2017


In this mordida FavyFav and Mario Villanueva, a loyal LWL listener, talk about social media, Mario's art, the power of Instagram and what it means to be a "social media influencer." Mario explains how being featured on …

Episode 49: El Corazón de Elier

November 30th, 2017


In this very special episode of LWL, FavyFav has a conversation with our new friend Elier Rodriguez about his coming out process and the insecurities that this entails. Coming out, for Elier, goes beyond telling people …

Mordida 20: SomarATX - #SupportLatinxBusiness

November 24th, 2017


Sorpresa!!! To kick off the holidays the right way we offer this bonus Moridida. As part of Favy's series of interviews in TX, he sat down with his …

Episode 48: Podcasterio Fest!

November 23rd, 2017


What a weekend!!! Podcasterio Fest was not a dream but a magical reality and in this episode, FavyFav and Babelito break down their weekend, which …

Episode 47: Michael Anthony Garcia

November 16th, 2017


Y que sigan las entrevistas! This week we take you back to Austin, TX and talk to our friend Michael Anthony Garcia. Michael talks about his awesome work with Chicanx art and artists in Austin, he reveals his coming out …

Episode 46: Pensando en Tejas

November 9th, 2017


La Xochi came through again! As a member of Chulita Vinyl Club's Austin chapter, Xochi Solis, together with her husband George Pasterk have amassed …

Episode 45: Xochi and George

November 2nd, 2017


Back in September, Babelito and Favy were in Austin, Texas and got to hang with their friends Xochi Solis and George Pasterk. From Chulita Vinyl Club …

Episode 44: Favy Does Dallas

October 26th, 2017


In this episode, LWL catch up over some fake-ass sushi and discuss the importance of art spaces including Latinx artists for their talent and not …

Episode 43: Julio Salgado

October 19th, 2017


Let's get it poppin'! In this hilarious episode FavyFav and Babelito chat with their comadre Julio Salgado about his artwork, drag queens, Jenni …

Episode 42: Meli Earth

October 12th, 2017


Respira profundo... This week FavyFav and Babelito slow down, take a breath and take the time to talk to their favorite landscape designer, Melissa Gonzalez. They discuss the integrity of trees in the desert, creating …

Mordida 19: Vegas Strong

October 5th, 2017


This week Babelito and FavyFav talk about the terrorist attack on the Las Vegas Strip. They discuss their feelings about the tragedy, the social media frenzy and the way the media shapes our perception of white …

Episode 41: The Youths

September 28th, 2017


This week Latinos Who Lunch are joined by FavyFav's younger cousins, Aliah (age 13) and Angel II (Age 12). They talk about growing up in Las Vegas, …

Mordida 18: LWL in ATX

September 21st, 2017


Last weekend Babelito joined FavyFav in Austin, Texas and met up with an amazing group of listeners! In this Mordida, you'll hear a conversation between LWL, Ana Vargas from Sobremesa Podcast and Miguel Cruz who …

Episode 40: Listener Letters III

September 14th, 2017


Babelito and FavyFav dedicate an entire episode to their listeners. That's right!!! It's another listener letter episode! As LWL grows, so does the awesome community around them. This episode is for all of the listeners …

Mordida 17: Yvette Mayorga

September 7th, 2017


¡NO POS WOW! For this Mordida minisode, FavyFav and Babelito call Chicago artist Yvette Mayorga. They talk about her upcoming exhibitions, the Baroque, Nike Cortez history and spending time in Miami with Favy. Check out …

Episode 39: Not My Monument

August 31st, 2017


You wanna talk about monuments!? Well guess what, Mimi...WE DID! This week FavyFav and Babelito discuss the terrorist attack in Charlottesville through a conversation surrounding the history of monuments and their …

BONUS Episode: LWL on Morado Lens Podcast!

August 24th, 2017


For this very special bonus episode, LWL rebroadcast their guest-spot on Morado Lens, one of their favorite Latinx podcasts. Cindy and Nat created a platform to share real and sometimes taboo conversations with their …

Episode 38: Rudy Bleu

August 17th, 2017


Rudy Bleu has been creating spaces for the queer punk Latinx youth in Cali for many years, and after some bomb tacos he sits with LWL to talk about his legacy in the City of Angels. They talk about T-Parties, SCUM, …

Mordida 16: Nueva Yorkz

August 10th, 2017


El Favy no se cansa de viajar and in this Mordida he shares his adventures in la manzanota, aka Nueva Yorkz, with Babelito. Y aprovechando la vuelta, …

Episode 37: Maria Elena Ortiz

August 3rd, 2017


This week Favy chats with art curator Maria Elena Ortiz from the Perez Art Museum in Miami. They talk about Latinx identity, "pigmentocracy," the Real Houswives and much much more!

Mordida 15: FYF 2017 Recap

July 27th, 2017


In this special Mordida minisode, Babelito recaps FYF Fest, Favy complains about not getting enough attention and very important listeners are given a shout-out!

Episode 36: The Doctor Is In

July 20th, 2017


REUNITED and it feels so GOOD! Dr. Babelito and Favy are finally in same room after months of being apart. They catch up, get into Mexican art history, Miami, conchas and talk about their future endeavours. It's soo …

Episode 35: Zhiwan Cheung

July 13th, 2017


AZUCAR! This week Favy hangs out with artist Zhiwan Cheung to dish about their experience in Miami, Florida. They chat about art, family, empanadas and sweat. Also... we catch up with world traveler, Dr. Babelito and …

Mordida 14: La Judy

July 6th, 2017


In this Mordida Babelito chats with his roommate, La Judy, and discusses her legacy as a leader in the New Mexico community. La Judy was the secretary of transportation, the director of the New Mexico State Fair and …

Episode 34: The Sunken Place

June 29th, 2017


This week FavyFav reports from an artist residency in Miami, Florida. Join him as he chats with artist Zhiwan Cheung and Kori Newkirk about the sunshine state, their favorite food and coconuts.

BONUS Episode: ¡Felicitaciones Doctor Babelito!

June 24th, 2017


Dr. Babelito is in the house! That's right.... we have doctor in the family! In this very special SURPRISE episode of Latinos Who Lunch, Favy put together something special to celebrate our in-house professor's recent …

Mordida 13: Que Show?

June 22nd, 2017


In this Mordida los muchachos de LWL catch up on how busy and hot their summers have been so far. FavyFav has been hanging out at Calle Ocho in Miami while Babelito has been working towards his Ph.D. in New Mexico. Favy …

Episode 33: The Interns

June 15th, 2017


Pizza time! Jess Alvarez and Karla Lagunas join LWL to talk about the pressures of performing identity as two young brown artists from Las Vegas. …

Mordida 12: Tia Julie

June 8th, 2017


For this Mordida, FavyFav sits with his Tia Julie to talk about chile verde con papas, her husband, his role in building Las Vegas and the reasons …

Episode 32: Guilty Pleasures

June 1st, 2017


Cutie patooties FavyFav and Babelito share their guilty pleasures and it was LIBERATING! They confess their love for Marranold's, minimalist art, …

Mordida 11: All About Valentina

May 25th, 2017


This week Favy calls Babelito to talk about Valentina's time on RuPaul's Drag Race. They get into the lip sync debacle, Chicanx mis/represention on …

Episode 31: RuPaul's DragCon

May 18th, 2017


LWL went to RuPaul's DragCon...asi que preparense! FavyFav and Babelito talk about their experience moderating the panel "The Art of Resistance," …

Mordida 10: Anniversary Numero Uno!

May 11th, 2017


It has been one year y estamos de puro pinche pari! To celebrate, we dug into the LWL archives and found our very first recording. Listen as we practice our opening intro mientras nos cagamos de la risa. Thank you to …

Episode 30: Stay Shining

May 4th, 2017


Graphic designer and photographer Pam Covarrubias, aka Pam of the podcast Cafe con Pam, joins us in the studio for a delicious lunch and a heartfelt …

BONUS Episode: Contemporary Art of Nevada

April 27th, 2017


This week FavyFav discusses the exhibition "Tilting the Basin: Contemporary Art of Nevada" with the artists, to la señora de los BLTs, to the museum's director of communications. Listen in as they share their …

Episode 29: Radio Menea

April 20th, 2017


Remezcla declared Radio Menea the "woke Latinx music podcast you should be listening to," and we couldn't agree more! La Vero y Pérez from Radio …

Mordida 9: Grecia Lima

April 13th, 2017


Our prima from another tia, Grecia Lima from Choices and Chismes, visits FavyFav in the LWL studio to kick-off her fabulous twenty-nine birthday …

Episode 28: No Mas White Tears

April 6th, 2017


FavyFav and Babelito are joined by Erika Castro and Karla Rodriguez from PLAN (Progressive Leadership Alliance Nevada) to inform us about immigration rights. These Chingonxs from Las Vegas, who have helped more than …

Episode 27: Mordidota

March 30th, 2017


LWL are joined by Luis from Tamarindo Podcast and his partner Fernando. Listen as they attempt to record a Mordida that instead turned into a MORDIDOTA!!! They talked about new Latinx media representation, brown …

Episode 26: Listener Letters II

March 23rd, 2017


It's finally here! Another hour dedicated to our loyal listeners! FavyFav and Babelito dig into their emails and read some of their favorites. They revisit conversations from past episodes and address some of your …

Mordida 8: Cafe con Pam

March 16th, 2017


Pamela Covarrubias from Cafe con Pam podcast joins FavyFav for a cafecito and talk about their favorite podcasts, Vegas clubbing and #SupportBrownPodcasts!

BONUS Episode: Gordita Supreme Part II

March 9th, 2017


FavyFav continues the body positive conversation from Episode 24 with best buddies Jennifer and Christie. Listen in as they make confessions about growing up chunky, Korean BBQ, embracing shapewear and dating while fat.

Episode 25: Latinos in Las Vegas

March 8th, 2017


This week FavyFav and Babelito are joined by Jazmin Garcia and Alfredo Lopez from mitú. We talked about Latino visibility in Las Vegas and get into the making of the video now online at WeAreMitu!!! Watch it and …

Episode 24: Gordita Supreme

March 2nd, 2017


Why are you so obsessed with me? LWL invited their dear friends Christie and Jennifer to talk about their struggles with weight. If unwanted thyroid tests and constant t-shirts stretching resonate with you, then you'll …

Mordida 7: FEA

February 23rd, 2017


In this Mordida, Babelito is feeling his rock journalist fantasy as he interviews the Chicanx punk band FEA. The members of the band talk about Gloria Trevi, Selena, Feminism and of course, their favorite road food. …

Episode 23: Chamoy Fountain

February 16th, 2017


It's been a hot minute! Favyfav and Babelito catch up on everything they have been up to from chamoy fountains, coliaderas and gay bars on the …

Mordida 6: Juanga Revisited

February 9th, 2017


This Mordida is our contribution to "Remembering El Divo de Juarez", a panel discussion organized by Juan Fernandez, Master's Student in Media …

Episode 22: Salud y un Paño

February 2nd, 2017


Health is wealth and we are broke. Babelito and FavyFav attempt to talk about self-care and the importance of maintaining a healthy mind, body and …

Mordida 5: Buttered Tortillas

January 26th, 2017


Recorded during their holiday break, Babelito's old pal, Juan Samperio, joins LWL to talk about mantequilla, DC, teaching the children and more!

Episode 21: De Brujas and Green Chili

January 19th, 2017


In this episode, Madalena Salazar, Principal of 3rd Space Vision, stops by to discuss the complexities of New Mexican Chicano identity. Babelito and FavyFav learn about Brujxs, Northern New Mexico Hispanos, and crispy …

BONUS Episode: Chulita Vinyl Club

January 12th, 2017


This week FavyFav and Babelito share some highlights from Chulita Vinyl Club's favorite vinyl albums of 2016 and play a special mix by Chulita Xochi …

Episode 20: Radio Lonchea

January 5th, 2017


Inspired by one of their favorite Latinx podcasts, Radio Menea, LWL crafted an episode with their favorite songs and albums of 2016.

Mordida 4: Back to the Future Navidad

December 29th, 2016


In this last Mordida of the year, FavyFav and Babelito talk about holiday food and reminisce about the positive things from 2016. FavyFav describes …

Episode 19: Ramiro Gomez

December 22nd, 2016


Artist Ramiro Gomez joins FavyFav and Babelito to talk about his "domestic disturbances" and the in/visibility of Latinos in galleries and museum spaces. Listen in as they discuss Las Meninas, Mrs. Doubtfire, Ramiro's …

Mordida 3: Flo and Mercedes

December 15th, 2016


In this minisode we talk pozole, and Latino visibility with the Hernandez sisters. Their cultural legacy is an important part of Denver's Chicano …

Episode 18: You Can't Erase Us

December 8th, 2016


One of our favorite guests and artist, Lance Smith, sits with us to talk about cultural erasure in media and art. He revisits the time when his …

Mordida 2: Dia del Turki

December 1st, 2016


Post pavo, pre Christmas minisode! Babelito and FavyFav talk turkey, gelatina, buñuelos , greens, beans, potatoes, tomatoes... you name it!

Episode 17: Netflix and Chilaquiles

November 24th, 2016


Fresh from their L.A. trip, FavyFav and Babelito reminisce over meeting legendary Doña Julia (AKA Julieta Venegas)! Join them as they eat tortas …

Mordida 1: A Hard Bite to Swallow

November 17th, 2016


In this first "Mordida" minisode we address some of your concerns regarding the Post Election - Call Your Raza episode, FavyFav makes a promise, and Babelito tells us about the time his aunt slapped a minister at his …

Episode 16: Call Your Raza | Post-Election Edition

November 11th, 2016


What is going on? FavyFav calls his friends and family to discuss the 2016 presidential election results. Babelito calls in to drop some knowledge …

Episode 15: Voices and Chismes

November 3rd, 2016


Just in time for Election Day, la comadre Grecia Lima from the podcast Choices and Chismes joins us to talk about immigration reform, Las Vegas history and the importance of the Latino vote. Tamales were had, Juanita …

Episode 14: Tamarindos Who Podcast

October 27th, 2016


Que show, que show, QUE SHOW! It's the Latinos Who Lunch/Tamarindo Podcast crossover/collab episode! Join the chisme with our special guests Brenda …

Episode 13: Cholosploitation Nation

October 13th, 2016


Favy Fav's Tia Jessica AKA Jess Gee AKA ChaCha de CholaPinup joins the podcast this week to talk about the latest cholo viral video trend.... es que …

BONUS Episode: Super Mamás Edition

October 6th, 2016


This week we bring you an extra special bonus episode that FavyFav and Babelito recorded for Super Mamás Podcast! This mini podcast within a podcast is all about our mamás. Go to to subscribe and …

Episode 12: Fiesta en América

September 29th, 2016


Babelito and FavyFav deconstruct the perfect ingredients for a Fiesta Latina: Piñatas, gelatina con crema, pastel de tres leches, and burned carne asada. Also, FavyFav explains his latest art installation at a music …

Episode 11: Listener Letters - Signed, Sealed and Read to Filth!

September 15th, 2016


Lo prometido es deuda, an entire episode dedicated to our listeners. FavyFav and Babelito relive the past ten recordings as they are read to FILTH by our audience! Find out if taco Tuesday is racist?  Also, is South …

Episode 10: Juan Gabriel - Amor Eterno

September 1st, 2016


Juan Gabriel’s legacy goes beyond his music. He was a prolific performer, composer, and for many of us, a powerful Latinx queer icon. This episode is …

Episode 9: Keeping Up with Cuba

August 26th, 2016


As they eat Juarez style burritos, FavyFav and Babelito discuss the Kardashian's visit to Cuba, Juan Gabriel, goats and the homogenization of the art world. "OMG! This is real life you guys!"

Episode 8: Jogos Olímpicos

August 11th, 2016


Let the games begin! In this episode Babelito and FavyFav discuss the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics opening ceremony, eat Mediterranean style tacos, talk about casual racism and much much more. 

Episode 7: Guara Guara la Cuchara

July 30th, 2016


It has been too long….FavyFav and Babelito catch up on and talk about their summer shenanigans. Listen to mystical quesadilla experiences, the value of tacos de carne asada, the meaning of the Baroque, Pokémon Go, …

Episode 6: Stand and Echale Ganas

July 18th, 2016


Join Babelito and FavyFav as they talk about the legacy of America's favorite calculus high school teacher, Jaime Escalante, with special guest …

Episode 5: Frida Fantasy

June 30th, 2016


Frida Kahlo is perhaps the most recognized Latina artist of all time. For some, she is as representative of  Mexico as mezcal and tortillas. …

Episode 4: Rest In Power

June 16th, 2016


Babelito, FavyFav and guest Lance Smith talk about the homophobic hate crime that occurred at Pulse nightclub in Orlando. Our deepest condolences to …

Episode 3: Beyoncé Santisima

June 2nd, 2016


Lemonade anyone? Join Babelito and FavyFav with special guest Mikayla Whitmore, as they discuss their pilgrimage to San Diego to see King Bey and her Formation tour. 

Episode 2: RuPaul Realness

May 19th, 2016


BAM! Bring back my chicas. In this episode FavyFav and Babelito eat Chinese chicken and discuss all the Latinas that have sashayed and shantayed on …

Episode 1: Numero Uno!

May 6th, 2016


FavyFav and Babelito introduce themselves while they lunch on a burrito de huevos con chorizo. Get ready to hear a lot of mouth breathing and chewing noises as they talk about their identity.

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