In which a popular, cardboard-textured, commercially cranked out Tex-Mex staple confronts the slow food movement, and is found wanting.
On Mass-Produced Tortillas: A poetic lament
The mass-produced tortilla is a tire patch, not food.
Upon its thin and vapid taste an epicure may brood.
To build a better taco for the hungry masses I
suggest the use of artisans instead of tool and die.
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