Happy National Taco Day! Tacos continue trending towards global domination, and who are we to stand in their tortilla-wrapped way. Though the celebration of this quite possibly perfect food need not be relegated to one day, there's certainly been an outpouring of great taco-related content on the web today. Below are some tasty links paying tribute to the taco.
Jonathan Gold of the LA Times came up with a fairly challenging taco quiz. Glad to know there's a minor league baseball team with a puffy taco for a mascot.
There's no shortage of bacon love across the interwebs. But one gas station delicacy rarely given its proper due is the Choco Taco. The folks at Dude Foods have married their love of the former with the latter in a sinful, sweet-salty hybrid food with The Bacon Weave Choco Taco. Wow.
Pete Wells weighs in on the pitfalls of the sit-down restaurant taco. Expectations for pricier restaurant tacos often cause problems, not to mention the time it takes tacos to get from the kitchen to your table. More reasons why the taco truck remains one of mankind's greatest achievements.
Food & Wine provides 24 taco recipes (warning: slideshow). Quite a photogenic foodstuff.
Serious Eats guides you through the best tacos on Chicago's South Side.
Following an introduction about the recent spat between LA and New York food writers about taco superiority (sorry, New York — you're not coming out on top of this one), The Village Voice names Five Spots for Great Tacos in NYC.
Go forth and consume tacos, be they crunchy, soft, corn or flour tortilla, filled with goat, marlin, cactus, Korean BBQ or spaghetti.