Yet More Taco Blogging

YET MORE TACO BLOGGING….Since I’m apparently destined to become as famous for taco blogging as for cat blogging, I guess I might as well dive all the way in. Here’s the latest. Although the New Yorker might not have taken notice of tacos until 1974, a friend emails to advise me that the New York Times was on the ball as early as 1952. The item below, from the “News of Food” column of May 3, 1952, was the second feature after a discussion of how to make a proper mint julep. Note the paragraph halfway through explaining how to pronounce “taco.”