See how well you really know all the tacos

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Question 1: Which ingredient isn’t typically used in Compton tacos?

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Compton tacos, also known as “Americanized tacos,” typically use flour tortillas in place of traditional corn tortillas.

Question 2: Tacos de birria are filled with:

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This trendy taco was originally made with stewed goat's meat, but you can now find beef, veal, lamb and pork variations.

Question 3: Puffy tacos originated in:

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This unique, crispy taco is relatively new, with multiple San Antonio families claiming to have invented it as early as the ‘50s.

Question 4: The key ingredient in traditional tacos al pastor is:

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Tacos al pastor is traditionally made with pork, cooked using a vertical spit-roasting method brought to Mexico by Lebanese immigrants.

Question 5: Which popular Central Mexican taco is filled with adobo, chicharrón, frijoles or potato stew and served from a basket?

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Tacos de canasta, or “basket tacos,” are layered in a basket and covered with a cloth to help them stay warm and fresh as they’re sold throughout the day on the streets.

Question 6: Which ingredient is not typically used as a meat replacement in vegetarian tacos?

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Mushrooms, jackfruit and cauliflower make great meat replacements due to their texture and neutral or umami flavor.

Question 7: Tacos de pejelagarto, or alligator fish tacos, are a delicacy found in which part of Mexico?

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The pejelagarto is typically found in fresh and brackish water across Southern Mexico, including Tabasco, where they’re used to make tacos.

Question 8: Barbacoa tacos are typically made with:

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In Mexico, barbacoa can be made with beef, goat, lamb or mutton cooked over a fire. However, in the U.S., barbacoa is typically associated with beef.

Question 9: The key ingredient in cecina tacos is:

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The sun-dried beef used in cecina tacos is similar to carne asada, but typically a bit saltier and chewier.

Question 10: According to Chef Enrique Olvera, there is:

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Chef Enrique Olvera describes tacos as a very inclusive dish, able to be made with anything.

Taco Novice

There’s still a whole lot of tacos out there for you to explore—but that’s nothing to be sad about. See what types of tacos catch your eye on Todos Los Tacos, and eat your way through the list. You won’t be sorry.

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Taco Enthusiast

A Taco Tuesday regular, you definitely know your way around the taco scene. But there are still some types of tacos flying under your radar. Discover new dishes on Todos Los Tacos, and make it a goal to hunt them down.

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You eat, sleep and breathe tacos. A foodie through and through, you’re always looking to branch out instead of sticking with your favorites. And it’s paid off, with your taco knowledge rivaling even that of Todos Los Tacos host Francisco Gómez.

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