GLENDALE, Calif., May 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — As post-pandemic life becomes more of a reality across America and the demand for on-the-go meals increases, Alpha Foods, the leading plant-based food brand known for making alternative proteins that easily and deliciously fit into everyone’s diet, is elevating breakfast with the launch of five new Plant-Based Breakfast Sandwiches and Plant-Based Breakfast Burritos. The new lineup includes: Alpha® Meatless Sausage, Plant Egg & Cheeze Breakfast Sandwich, Alpha® Spicy Chorizo, Plant Egg & Cheeze Breakfast Sandwich, Alpha® Protein Supreme Breakfast Burrito, Alpha® Bac’n Scramble Breakfast Burrito and Alpha
In its purest form, the burrito is a tortilla and fillings — bean, rice, protein of some sort and whatever else — wrapped together to make a contained meal.
That base has shifted little over the decades, but there are still plenty of variations on the formula. There are the large, overstuffed burritos popularized by the chain Chipotle (inspired by the behemoths that originated in San Francisco’s Mission district) and there are others that are more subtle and focused on different ingredients.
And in Columbia, there are several popular spots who serve their own variations.
One place that is showing
The simple elegance of a burrito is surprisingly hard to define. Is it in the wrap, neatly folded and functional? Or is it the layering of flavorful ingredients, each independently delicious but somehow even better when mixed?
Whatever it is that keeps us so invested in the Tex-Mex dish, one thing’s for sure—the burrito won’t be going out of style any time soon. The dish is endlessly adored nationwide and perhaps the best evidence of that is the sheer number of fast-food chains constructed around the burrito concept. From Taco Bell to Chipotle, fast-food chains are battling it out every