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Latino Daily News

Thursday October 4, 2012

Celebrate National Taco Day With Us

Celebrate National Taco Day With Us

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Celebrate with Hispanically Speaking News ‘National Taco Day’ and enjoy a crispy, meat stuffed taco somewhere.  This Mexican dish is traditionally filled with chicken, beef, veggies or seafood.  But now a days you can find alligator tacos, african lion tacos, cheese tacos - you name it just put it in a taco shell. 

In 1520, the conquistador Hernando Cortez wrote to King Charles V of Spain to describe his experiences in the New World. In his letter he mentioned a delicious meal the Aztec inhabitants prepared with “tlaxcalli” or “tortilla.” It is the first historical reference to tacos!