It likely won’t be long before the fluorescent colored drink makes it way to (and possibly gets co-opted by) the mainstream, but Eladio isn’t worried—in fact, he looks forward to the day. “I think it speaks to the power and strength of Mexican culture.”Does this make us hipsters for liking, enjoying and living mangonadas for the last two decades?
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