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Kaitlin Ruiz tweets a lot about her father, Roberto Ruiz. So when she posted on the afternoon of Saturday, March 26, about her father’s obsession with something he calls the “travel taco,” something he claims doesn’t exist, Kaitlin expected the tweet to fade into the internet miasma. It didn’t.As taco editor, I come across similar tweets and threads almost weekly. (Usually, they’re sarcastic, troll-baiting posts from accounts whose handles contain a series of numerals.) At first, I dismissed the idea of a travel taco as a buzzy name for a walking taco, such as Frito pie served in a bag. But after scrolling through the thread, I saw not only how obviously distinct a walking taco is from the so-called travel taco, but how sincere…
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