And the subhead of his piece says it all: “Unwrapping the history of Mexico's real national snack uncovers classism, dynamite, and shifting definitions of culture.”
The article itself was excerpted from his book, Planet Taco: A Global History of Mexican Food. Pilcher teaches history at the University of Minnesota and is a specialist on food.
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Meanwhile, I have my own relationship with tacos.
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