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Geeky Food: 7 Tasty taco tidbits you probably didn't know (VIDEO)

Karen Miner is the Food & Home Editor for SheKnows. She is a freelance writer, recipe developer and is also the cook, author and photographer behind the food blog, Tasty Trials, a collection of original recipes and stories. She and her h...

There's more to tacos than a crispy shell and delicious fillings — get the scoop on this beloved food

Tacos. One simple concept, infinite possibilities.

Chicken, beef, pork — all the usual suspects make downright delectable tacos. But that's not the only way to indulge. It doesn't matter if you're vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free or paleo, there is a taco for you. And a delicious one at that.

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Don't eat meat? Tacos don't care. Load up the veggies, and call it a day.

There's more to tacos than a crispy shell and delicious fillings — get the scoop on this beloved food

Are you a pescatarian? There are shrimp tacos, fish tacos, lobster tacos.

There's more to tacos than a crispy shell and delicious fillings — get the scoop on this beloved food

Like pizza better than tacos? (That's OK, we're not here to judge). And there's a solution for that too.

There's more to tacos than a crispy shell and delicious fillings — get the scoop on this beloved food

But aside from being a drool-worthy culinary masterpiece, what do you really know about tacos? Do you know where they originated and why they're called tacos? Do you know when the first taco truck rolled out?

These are things that any taco lover should know, don't you think?

Watch the video to learn all about your favorite food, and impress your family with all your knowledge next Taco Tuesday.

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