'Taco Chronicles': Release date, plot, creator and everything else you need to know about Netflix's new docuseries

'Taco Chronicles': Release date, plot, creator and everything else you need to know about Netflix's new docuseries

Netflix is cooking up a brand new docuseries that explores the history of what is possibly one of man’s greatest culinary inventions. It’s so simple anyone can make it and yet so versatile that there are a myriad number of possible variations, each more delicious than the last. We are talking, of course, about the taco.

Here’s everything you need to know about ‘Taco Chronicles’, Netflix’s new food documentary series:

Release date

‘Taco Chronicles’ is being produced by Canana Films and Gloria Content with Netflix Latin America. The new show comes a few days late for Taco Tuesday, it will debut on Netflix in Spanish on Friday, July 12, 2019.


The series will explore different varieties of tacos that were developed over generations and the stories of the people behind them. From street corner shops to high-end restaurants, the taco has found its way into every possible corner of the food industry and the series will aim to showcase this diversity.

Here’s the official synopsis for the docuseries:

“Many of the most popular taco styles have long, rich, little-known histories. Explore some of them in this eye-opening, mouth-watering food adventure.”



Pablo Cruz 

Cruz has produced over 30 films including Gerardo Naranjo’s ‘Drama/Mex’, ‘Voy A Explotar (I’m Gonna Explode)’, and his critically acclaimed ‘Miss Bala’, the Mexican entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the 84th Academy Awards. He has also successfully produced TV series both in Mexico and in the US: ‘Soy Tu Fan’, starring Ana Claudia Talancón; ‘Niño Santo’, a sci-fi thriller written by Pedro Peirano and Mauricio Katz with Karla Souza in the lead role and two seasons of the hit AMC TV show ‘Fear The Walking Dead’. In 2017, Cruz was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in recognition of his career.




Mouth-watering food is front-and-center in the trailer for ‘Taco Chronicles’, as it should be for a food documentary. The trailer features some of the varieties of tacos that are going to be featured on the show and showcases the taqueros who make them. The show will explore famous taco styles from across Mexico and the United States with carnitas, guisados, and pastor among the styles that are featured in the trailer.


If you’re excited about this show, you’ll also love these:

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