Burritos have been on my mind as of recent, and not just because of the whole pendejada involving Chipotle putting short stories by authors on its cups and bags…none of whom are Latinos. I’m doing something with burritos that will come out…soon, and I think I’m going to have one tonight at 2 a.m. just for the hell of it.
But back to the Chipotle mess: while America loves to gorge on the cylindrical gods, they seem to not care about its past, its history, its pioneers (a topic I cover ad nauseum in my book, Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America). So let’s rectify that, shall we? In no particular order, behold the 10 most important burritos in burrito history!
Written by Gustavo Arellano.