Menudo

Menudo holds a special place in the heart of Ricky Martin.  Not because of the tripe soup’s curative properties or for it’s distinct flavor, but because it was the name of the boy band where he got his start.  

Menudo in Puerto Rican spanish can mean youth, referring to a kids small statue because menudo traditionally means small.  In Spain, menudos are gizzards and innards.  This is why the tripe soup is called menudo.  And in Spanish when you say a menudo you are saying often, referring to the small increments of time passing between events.  

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