NATIONAL TACO DAY

Dated: October 4 2018

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National Taco Day is observed annually on October 4.  Tacos are loved and eaten by millions each day in either hard or soft shell with a variety of fillings.

The history of tacos predates the arrival of Europeans in Mexico. Anthropological evidence shows the native people living in the lake region of the Valley of Mexico traditionally ate tacos filled with small fish.  At the time of the Spanish conquistadors, Bernal Diaz del Castillo documented the first taco feast enjoyed by Europeans.  This meal was arranged by Hernan Cortes for his captains in Coyoacan. It is unclear why the Spanish used the word taco to describe this native food.  One suggested origin is the word ataco, meaning stuff or to stuff.

In 1964, Roberto L. Gomez established The National Taco Council. The council sent a 55-pound taco to President Johnson in 1967.

Many restaurants offer specials for National Taco Day.


HOW TO OBSERVE

Go out for tacos or make them at home. There are many traditional varieties of tacos.  

Taco Pizza
Skirt Steak Tacos with Roasted Tomato Salsa
Slow Cooker Pork Tacos
Veggie Tacos

Use #NationalTacoDay to post on social media. Be sure to tell everyone about the Taco Day Deals found over here…

HISTORY

Our research found that National Taco Day began in 2009. However, we were unable to find the creator of this holiday.

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