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Taco USA : how Mexican food conquered America

Author: Gustavo Arellano
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a narrative history of Mexican cuisine in the United States, sharing a century's worth of anecdotes and cultural criticism to address questions about culinary authenticity and the source of Mexican food's popularity.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Arellano, Gustavo, 1979-
Taco USA.
New York : Scribner, 2012
(OCoLC)741542706
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gustavo Arellano
ISBN: 9781439157657 1439157650
OCLC Number: 793773990
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 310 p.) : ill.
Contents: Introduction: what's so cosmic about a burrito? --
You mean Mexico gave the world more than just tacos? --
Whatever happened to the Chili Queens and Tamale Kings? --
How did the taco become popular before Mexicans flooded the United States? --
Who were the enchilada millionaires, and how did they change Mexican food? --
How did Americans become experts at writing cookbooks on Mexican food? --
Whatever happened to Southwestern cuisine? --
Is Tex-Mex food doomed? --
What took the burrito so long to become popular? --
When did Mexicans start making for food for Mexicans? --
How did Mexican food get into our supermarkets? --
Is the tortilla God's favored method of communication? --
How did salsa become America's top-selling condiment? --
Tequila? Tequila! --
What are the five greatest Mexican meals in the United States? --
What happens after the burrito has gone cosmic?
Responsibility: Gustavo Arellano.

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Presents a narrative history of Mexican cuisine in the United States, sharing a century's worth of anecdotes and cultural criticism to address questions about culinary authenticity and the source of Mexican food's popularity.

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