One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(in Mexican cuisine) a sandwich made with a crusty bread roll, served hot or cold.‘we had the steak torta and the mushroom quesadilla’
- ‘We paid $19 for a chicken torta, steak burrito and a coke.’
- ‘Everything is amazing but the house tacos with pork, steak torta, and pork nopal asado literally never get old.’
- ‘My friend and I shared the grilled shrimp torta and grilled steak tacos.’
- ‘The area's taquerias and Mexican markets are flush with favorites: tacos, tortas, gorditas, tostadas - and that's just the tip of the iceberg.’
- ‘Last time I was in, there were fully a dozen different stews on offer for filling your taco, torta, or burrito.’
- ‘The tacos are still my fallback but recently I tried their carne asada torta and it was awesome!’
- ‘He ordered a steak and chorizo torta as well as the chile relleno.’
- ‘The basic food - mostly tacos, with the occasional quesadilla, burrito and torta - is basically wonderful and cheap.’
- ‘The restaurant features small plates of traditional Mexican cuisine including soft tacos, burritos and tortas.’
- ‘This central Phoenix eatery is known for fresh and delicious Mexican fare, but what good is a torta without tequila?’
- ‘Served on excellent baguettes and flattened in a sandwich press, a hoggie is a Mexican torta with an identity crisis.’
Mexican Spanish, from Spanish torta ‘pie’.
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