A visual guide to all the important burrito styles

burrito variety cheat sheet
Dan Gentile

The burrito: what is it, exactly? Recently, the definition has gotten muddled -- it can be made of sushi, come from a vending machine, or any other slew of weird preparations that stray far from the original definition of "a tortilla rolled around a filling".

So in the interest of getting back to basics and honoring the traditions that got burritos to where they are today, we're offering a field guide to all the different types of burritos. You'll never again have to wonder what style of tortilla-bomb you're sinking your teeth into.

Without further ado, this is the burrito variety cheat sheet, broken down by key ingredients:

burrito variety cheat sheet

Adam Lapetina is a food/drink staff writer at Thrillist, and was totally the person who introduced Pizza to Bagels back in the day. Read his musings on Twitter at @adamlapetina.