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My trip to Tucson and Phoenix, Arizona was way too short, but still filled with fantastic food, a mix of old favorites revisited and tasty new discoveries. Tacos book-ended the Tucson visit, from El Guero Canelo, a taco truck that grew to a mini-empire and inspired a Calexico song, to Molcas, a far smaller place with empire-sized taste. Other highlights

You're looking at an attempt to bring Persian Tacos to the world. I'm in Germany, where American journalist Cyrus Farivar is celebrating his Persian heritage in taco form. I had the privilege of helping in the kitchen for his second attempt at Persian Taco genesis. The beef gets a flavorful dose of sumac, saffron, salt and lime. Cyrus' masterstroke is

Evan, a ten-year-old Eater from Dover, NH, shows well-developed Sporkful technique at a very young age: My friend Nathan told me about your podcast and I love it. Please do a show on tacos. So to the point. Last night, as I was having my tacos, I thought why is everything in layers? So I tried mixing everything together on my