Daily Diversion: Everything You've Wanted To Know About The History Of The Burrito

Did you know that the term burritos comes from Southwestern gold miners from the 1840s who used to work with donkeys, or burros, and regularly ate meals made with spiced meats wrapped in flour tortillas? In other news, guess what we're having for lunch today! Read up on the history of the burrito—from its Mesoamerican Aztec roots to its contemporary Chipotle adaptation. (Timeline of the Burrito)
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