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The taco: A handheld history

The taco: A handheld history

Adriene Goodwin

October 4, 2016

You can’t have a taco without a tortilla. The tortilla holds everything together, and is the structural indicator of a taco. One could argue that the tortilla is the actual essence of a taco. The two most popular tortillas (wheat flour and corn) envelope the early origins of what we consider Mexican cui...