October 4th Marks National Taco Day

Everybody loves tacos! This mouthwatering cuisine makes an excellent snack, lunch, or dinner. Tacos are customizable to your personal tastes, so you can top your taco with vegetables, meat, cheese, rice, and whatever else your heart desires. For all the taco lovers out there, October 4 marks National Taco Day.

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Arturo Warman was an anthropologist and historian who studied prehistoric Mexican culture. He cited that the Aztecs and Mayans began producing corn in 3,000 BC. We assume that around this time, the Aztec and Mayans were also making corn tortillas and what we know today as tacos.

In 1520, Hernando Cortex wrote a letter to Spain’s King Charles V. The letter contained information about a native flatbread called “tlaxcalli.” We now know tlaxcalli as “tortilla.”

One of the first published taco recipes was in the popular cookbook “Ramon’s Spanish-Mexican Cookery.” The book, published in 1929, contained six taco-related recipes. One of which included pork tacos, while another was for gorditas from Santa Nita.

Jalisco Mexican Grill is the perfect place to celebrate National Taco Day. Order up a taco or two from our menu. We have combo plates, fish tacos, taco salads, puff tacos, and so much more. Whether you like beef, chicken, steak, or seafood, there is a taco for you at Jalisco.

You can celebrate National Taco Day on October 4 with Jalisco Mexican Grill. We are open from noon to 9 p.m. If you can’t make it on October 4, stop by on any given Tuesday for Taco Tuesday. Our Taco Tuesday special includes ground beef or shredded chicken tacos for just $1.25, or any other meat for $1.99.

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