Monday, February 18, 2008

Something to Think About

Is a burrito a sandwich? According to a Massachusetts court in 2006, the answer is no. Cambridge chef Chris Schlesinger testified in an affidavit: "I know of no chef or culinary historian who would call a burrito a sandwich. Indeed, the notion would be absurd to any credible chef or culinary historian."

So there you have it. If you would like to read a judge explain in ten pages what I just told you, check out White City Shopping Ctr., LP v. PR Rests., LLC (21 Mass. L. Rep. 565). This question was also the basis of my grade for first year contracts, so yeah, I'm learning a lot.

1 comment:

molly said...

Wraps are often included in the sandwich section of a menu, and people seem to think that is alright. Is a wrap more of a burrito or more of a sandwich? What makes the burrito, the filling or the tortilla? Mattpod, you've opened up an interesting line of discussion, but perhaps it is better suited for a different forum. Berkbo's Burrito Blog?