The Tale of the Taco: Seven Great Tacos

Michael Nagrant / 05.01.08

A David and Goliath story worth its salsa, Cinco de Mayo celebrates the 1862 victory of a ragtag army over French troops in the Battle of Puebla. There’s no particular Mexican fare associated with this glorious event, but we found seven great tacos that make a celebration seem in order. (This article first appeared in Chicago magazine in a different form.)