Whether you like them in a soft shell, hard shell or hard and soft shell combo this Mexican no utensil required dish is quite enjoyable. Typically made with a corn or wheat tortilla the soft shell taco dates back to before the Europeans arrival in Mexico. The hard shell taco however didn’t come about until the mid 1900’s when American’s started deep frying the tortilla while holding it in a U-shape. (Oh Americans always so healthy haha)

You can eat them filled with beef, chicken,pork, fish or just straight up vegetables with lots of toppings like salsa, guacamole, cheese, sour cream and more.

How delicious do these photos look? What goes in your favorite taco?

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Chicken Tacos.

Soft and hard chicken tacos, sometimes I can’t decided which I like more either.

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Fish Tacos

The presentation of these with that little bit of rice and the salsa makes these fish tacos look even more incredible.

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“Tacos de tortilla de maíz azul con barbacoa de borrego hecha en pozo, chicharrón en salsa verde, tinga, nopales.”

Translation: “Tacos blue corn tortilla with barbecue pit made ​​of lamb, pork in green sauce, tinga, cactus.”

OMG These look fantastic!

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“Tacos are the best thing ever invented”

Bite, bite, repeat. Impossible to not make a mess when eating tacos especially when eating a hard shell.

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Spaghetti Tacos

WTF?! This is just F***ed up! I hope there is some meat in there too! Have you ever had one?

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#nomnomnom homemade steak tacos

Look at all of that onion and that green sauce looks tasty!

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Now this is my kind of restaurant, I would never want to leave this place!

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Tacos El Kabongo #Brazil

The presentation on these tacos is delightful as well and makes me think they might be a little less messy than the norm?

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day 17 of a 30 day food challenge

Not sure what the food challenge is that she is doing but I’m just going to believe its a 30 day taco eating challenge. 🙂

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Some wicked pork tacos I ate at Tacombi in NYC while on the Flavors of New York Nolita Food Tour.