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Photo: Chips and Salsa | Calaveras Mexican Grill: 2326 E. Admiral Blvd, Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Despite its enormous popularity, Tex-Mex has struggled to get respect as a regional cuisine in its own right, rather than as a low-quality, Americanized version of traditional Mexican food. But with roots in Spanish and Native American culture, it’s worth taking another look at the history of Tex-Mex cuisine — and the stories behind some of its most famous dishes.

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