TACO USA review
Understand how nation and migration shape cultural practices around food.
Critically appreciate the idea of culinary authenticity.
To prepare your book review, please follow the Formatting Requirements, and answer the General Questions and Chapter Questions below.
Reviews should be double-spaced. Acceptable file formats are: .pdf, .doc, and .docx
Everyone should answer questions A-C below. Page/paragraph numbers are suggested but not mandatory.
Give a summary of the book. What is/are the main goal(s) of the author for writing the book? How is the book chapters organized? OR How did the author present his ideas? (1-2 paragraphs)
Narrate your own personal encounters or experiences with Mexican food. What does Mexican food mean to you? (1 page).
Does the author believe there is authentic Mexican food? Support your answer by using specific quotes and page numbers. (1 page)
You should only respond to the question assigned to you based on your last/family name (1-2 pages).
What is Tex-Mex food, its origins and history? What is the relationship between Tex-Mex food and Mexican food? What did the author say about the problems and issues surrounding Tex-Mex food?