MELISSA CLARK, FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES, RECEIVED AN OVERWHELMING AMOUNT OF HATE from the internet last Wednesday when she decided to modify one of Mexico’s most iconic dishes: guacamole!
— The New York Times (@nytimes) July 1, 2015
“Add green peas to your guacamole. Trust us.” Mrs. Clark had to see this one coming. One does not simply claim improvement on a foreign dish as culturally important — and delicious — as guacamole, without expecting an avalanche of hatred from Mexico, the Mexican community and every single guacamole lover around the world. Even Barack Obama and Jeb Bush were on the same side, agreeing the idea was ludicrous.