Did You Know?

The early Mayans believed that corn was a gift from the Gods so the crop was considered sacred and used in virtually every meal – and still is today. Fast forward dozens of centuries later, the general rise of Mexican street food was intertwined with the country’s industrialization process. Workers flowed into cities and these laborers needed access to cheap, quick meals to sustain them through the workday. Portable, mess-free and easily served up was the way to go. Hence, Mexican style street food.