'The Chicas Project' wants your thoughts on immigration (and tacos?)
Over the course of the season’s 11 episodes, the pair will travel cross-country and collect video of Latinos sharing their views on various topics, from immigration to the economy. The odyssey will culminate in Washington, where the duo will present their findings on Capitol Hill when they meet with the president of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute.
But these mujeres aren't just looking for outlooks on politics.
To promote the show’s fourth season, the gals will head to Hollywood and Highland on Thursday (starting at 2 p.m.) to find out once and for all -- using the unscientific method of seeing which food they can give away the fastest -- whether Angelenos prefer hot dogs or tacos.
In Los Angeles, where taco establishments (both mobile and stationary) reign supreme, the winner would seem obvious, right? Maybe. Except that each night Pink’s Hot Dogs on La Brea Avenue is bustling with frankfurter connoisseurs.
So, naturally, settling the matter would require the two chicas to face off in a food smackdown. Crash, the outspoken rock chick from L.A., will be handing out 1,000 Joselito’s tacos and Yasmin, the fiery songstress from Queens, N.Y., will be giving away 1,000 Pink's hot dogs. The outcome will determine which kind of takeout rules Angelenos' hearts.
But if you want your Crash-and-Yasmin fix without excess fat, catch the premiere Thursday at 7 p.m.
-- Yvonne Villarreal
Photo: Yasmin, left, and Crash tempt Angelenos with Pink's hot dogs and Joselito's tacos. Credit: mun2