Smart Mouth Newsletter: Where Do We Think al Pastor Comes From?
Al Pastor Tacos: Middle Eastern in Origin, Global in Appeal
By Aimée Ayaka Yokota Lister
What do tacos al pastor and shawarma have in common? A lot, as it turns out. If you’ve ever noticed the uncanny resemblance between Mexican al pastor rotating on a spit and Arab shawarma’s characteristic conical shape, you’ve made an astute connection.