hua·​ra·​che | \ wə-ˈrä-chē How to pronounce huarache (audio) , hə- \

Definition of huarache

: a low-heeled sandal having an upper made of interwoven leather strips

Examples of huarache in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Thick, oblong and tortilla-like, huaraches are fried masa covered with refried beans, meat if desired, salsa and queso fresco or a similar crumbly white cheese. Nick Rahaim,, "Salinas is more than Steinbeck. An insider’s guide to visiting the city," 5 Sep. 2019 The menu include molletes, tacos de albañil, huaraches, tlacoyos and dorilocos. Hadley Tomicki, Los Angeles Times, "Where’s the beef? It’s at American Beauty in Venice," 10 Sep. 2019 Mushroom huarache, $10.95, Cantina Feliz, 424 S. Bethlehem Pike, Fort Washington. Michael Klein,, "Cantina Feliz's mushroom huarache is a must," 28 June 2018 The restaurant is known for its quesadillas made with corn dough, as well as huaraches, handmade tortillas and weekend special of roast lamb. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Chilango Express Mexican restaurant will move to a bigger location in West Allis," 22 June 2018 Beans and rice, fresh juices and horchata, tortas and huaraches and, permits permitting, al pastor carved off the spit. Heidi Williams,, "We tried 'Dragon's Breath,' the new treat that lets you breathe smoke, sort of (video)," 6 June 2018 The lunch and dinner menu is wide-ranging: sopes, huaraches con pastor, tortas and a choice of seven soups. Bud Kennedy, star-telegram, "Tortas, huaraches and green sauce at a little cafe in Grapevine | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 16 May 2018 In addition to the usual extravaganza of toppings for a huarache, the long corn cake — meat, beans, lettuce, tomato, onion, queso fresco and sour cream — two eggs crown it all ($8.25, $11.25 with rice and beans). Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Dishes that shine at Las 7 Estrellas Mexican restaurant," 20 Feb. 2018 The meats also are added to antojitos called sopes, huaraches, and gorditas. Eric Velasco,, "Let's Taco 'bout Taco Trucks: A guide to the city's thriving taco truck scene," 4 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of huarache

1892, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for huarache

Mexican Spanish, from Tarascan kʷaṛáči

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“Huarache.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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