Everyone and their grandmother knows the legendary tale behind Sriracha hot sauce. It's become a huge staple within not only Orange County, California but across the nation as well. But what of the other hot sauce? The brother from across the border: Tapatio. While its history remained a semi-guarded secret, OCWeekly was able to get the dish on this history that is Tapatio hot sauce.
Dating all the way back to 1971 (which was also the year Escape from the Planet of the Apes came out in theaters), Tapatio has been through much, but one thing will always remain for certain: its flavor will never change. Check out this amazing infographic by Gustavo Arellano that details Tapatio's rich history through 10 Things You Should Know About Tapatio Hot Sauce.
And maybe, just maybe, the next time you throw a little Tapatio in your oatmeal, on top your potato chips, or even a plateful of veggies, you'll feel a little more familiar with one another.
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