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Tamale Season

lapopular150.pngThe acquisition of holiday tamales is a surprisingly cutthroat business: La Popular Tamale House owner Jesse Moreno, Sr. says that after the tamale purveyor began offering holiday pre-orders years ago, they "soon found it necessary to ask for photo ID at pickup" because "some sneaky, determined folks would eyeball the pre-order list upside-down and point to a random name." [Advocate]