You're probably familiar with meat options like carne asada, carnitas, and even barbacoa. But some bold taco aficionados opt for more exotic tastes such as head and tongue that you might recognize from taqueria menus. They're not for everyone, especially the squeamish, but before you rule them out, get to know what they are.
The beer-drinking backdrop of an Indian Summer weekend would pair perfectly with a festive Mexican feast of tacos and grilled meats. But with a menagerie of Spanish monikers from carnitas to carne asada, taco meat terminology can get a bit confusing. For the breakdown of Mexican meats, keep reading.