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"Tacos de Perro" In Juarez? Not really! However, the urban legend gets put to the test by ABC-7 reporter Alec Schreck

Published On: Jan 26 2013 04:20:35 PM CST
Updated On: Jun 03 2013 06:40:48 PM CDT

Alec Schreck reports from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. A Juarez man was recently arrested for allegedly barbecuing his neighbor's dogs. The charges were later dismissed. ABC-7's Alec Schreck has more on the "myth" that "tacos de perro" really exist among some street vendors.

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Chihuahua -Mexico- -

KVIA ABC-7 reporter Alec Schreck goes into Juarez to put-to-test the "urban legend" that some taco stands in Mexico actually have served "tacos de perro", or "dog-meat tacos".   Schreck followed up on a story that made national headlines: A Juarez man was arrested for allegedly barbecuing his neighbor's dogs.  The suspect was later released and the charges were dropped.

Nonetheless, Alec Schreck visited a few taquerias in the city that borders El Paso, Texas to talk first-hand to street vendors about the "urban legend" dealing with "tacos de perro".  It's a creative, humourous look at food popular on both sides of the border, and the stereotypes that often times (fairly and unfairly) are attributed to taco vendors in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

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