In Tuscaloosa, there’s this regional Mexican fast food joint called “Taco Casa”. It provides a relatively decent meal if you don’t mind spending a bit more than at Taco Bell.
We can overlook the poor Spanish grammar of the restaurant’s name, because they have a cool little pamphlet who sumptuous descriptions of their menu offerings. The food names generally had pronunciation guides. Just in case there was any uncertainty about how to pronounce “Taco”:
Of course, they didn’t need to tell us how to pronounce “Chimalupa”. Everyone knows what those are:
There is no longer any excuse to utter “Nachos” as a two-syllable word, as most all of us mistakenly do. It is actually three:
While Taco Casa does not offer sopapillas, they do offer something called the “sopapia”. They sound kind of similar: