Jason Segel dissed burritos on Twitter back in 2011. “Sandwiches are better than burritos,” he tweeted. He got a bunch of backlash—deservedly so, in my opinion—and had to quit using Twitter for a while. On Tuesday night, he discussed the issue on the Late Show With David Letterman and tried to back up his point by sharing his (rather impressive) list of five favorite sandwiches. Watch the video here (Warning: Letterman goes off a weird tangent praising Taco Bell), then continue reading analysis after the jump:
While I agree that Segel’s right about some burritos being in danger of becoming wraps, he’s wrong about burrito diversity. Just ask ¡Ask a Mexican! columnist Gustavo Arellano. Last month in a blog post for OC Weekly (of which he’s editor) he broke down 15 different styles of burritos available in the
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Full disclosure: I just finished eating a sandwich before writing this blog post.