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Taco USA : how Mexican food conquered America, Gustavo Arellano

Label
Taco USA : how Mexican food conquered America
Title
Taco USA
Title remainder
how Mexican food conquered America
Statement of responsibility
Gustavo Arellano
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
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
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10116016
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1979-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Arellano, Gustavo
Dewey number
641
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TX716.M4
LC item number
A74 2012
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cooking, Mexican
  • Cooking, Mexican
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
how Mexican food conquered America
Label
Taco USA : how Mexican food conquered America, Gustavo Arellano
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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?
Control code
ocn741542706
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st Scribner hardcover ed.
Extent
viii, 310 p.
Isbn
9781439148617
Lccn
2011278494
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)741542706
Label
Taco USA : how Mexican food conquered America, Gustavo Arellano
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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?
Control code
ocn741542706
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st Scribner hardcover ed.
Extent
viii, 310 p.
Isbn
9781439148617
Lccn
2011278494
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)741542706

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