Because My Mexican Mother Said So: When You Eat, You Eat Everything On Your Plate! By Juan AlanisApril 23, 2013June 6, 2013Familia, Mexican Culture And well, what else can I say? We NEVER disappoint. This was just yesterday at my mother’s house. We weren’t really celebrating anything. We were just having dinner. Our meals are never meals. There more like feasts on a regular basis. Hey, somebody’s got to eat all of that delicious Mexican food!