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New Mexico: 50 must-eat stops on new Breakfast Burrito Byway
New Mexico: 50 must-eat stops on new Breakfast Burrito Byway

For anyone craving something more than a wellness vacation this year, think about a road trip to New Mexico on the freshly concocted Breakfast Burrito Byway. The itinerary includes 50 restaurants unveiled Monday by the state's tourism agency, which declares New Mexico the home of the breakfast burrito. Who made the first breakfast burrito is a little sketchy, but one thing is for sure: Burritos likely didn't start in Mexico. Food historian Richard Foss in "Burrito History" says they originated on "our" side of the border, with a definite Southwest and Tex-Mex twang. "Pity the Aztecs, whose empire rose and fell 400 years before anyone in Mexico could get a carnitas burrito," Foss wrote....

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