Mexican food is commonly known around the world for its plethora of varying flavors and spices as well as its colorful presentation. The indigenous populations present in the area before the Spanish arrival in the early 1500s commonly ate corn-based dishes with beans and various types of squashes, herbs, and chiles. With the arrival of the Spanish came a fusion of new flavors such as all types of meat, garlic, rice, and onions. Here are some of the most common dishes. Popular dishes include tacos, burritos, quesadillas, chimichangas, enchiladas, tamales, and various different delicious soups. One thing is for sure, with some many dishes to choose from even the pickiest eaters will absolutely love this famous cuisine.