Originally Posted by Manton
It's worse than that, really. Every online discussion of Mexican food I've ever read always devolves into "That's not real Mexican food." No matter who is talking or what city or dish is being talked about, someone will insist "That's not real Mexican food." Sort of Godwin's Law of Mexican food discussion. Guillermo's Law?
Traditional Mexican, food, tacos, burritos, etc., most certainly is real Mexican food. But Mexican food is much more -- and often much better -- than that. Defining Mexican food as tacos and burritos is like defining Middle Eastern cuisine as falafel and shawarma.
What we need here is a Venn diagram.