The chimichanga birthright debate goes national this weekend with the widely-distributed Parade newspaper magazine lending credence to El Charro Café's claim to have invented the deep-fried burrito dish.
Rodger Hanft, center, wearing sunglasses, shovels in one of the
12 tamales he ate in five minutes Saturday to win the El Charro
tamale-eating contest and a $500 prize at the inaugural Southern
Arizona Food, Art and Wine Festival. The event continues today from
10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Rillito…