How Mexican Food Conquered America

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ww120405arellano.jpgEven LA's Mexican restaurants didn't carry tacos until after the Mexican Revolution of 100 years ago, and the entrepreneur who started Taco Bell was an Anglo named Glenn Bell.  Those are some of the factoids contained in the lively new book, Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America. The author is Gustavo Arellano, managing editor of the OC Weekly and columnist behind "Ask a Mexican."




Warren Olney