The internet has been rolling and poking fun after reports came out claiming that Kim Jong II (Kim Jong Un's father) of North Korea created the Burrito.  

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The absurd notion that Kim Jong II, the once supreme leader of North Korea, invented the Burrito is like saying that Mexicans created Korean BBQ.  

I mean, don't get me wrong, Korean BBQ is the bomb and all, but no one in their right mind is going around claiming to have invented the Korean cuisine, which dates back to the Goguryeo era (37 B.C.–668 A.D.). 

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But I'll play along. If Kim Jong II invented the Burrito in 2011 before his death, then what the heck did our Mexican ancestors eat when they wrapped up savory meat and beans in a flour tortilla centuries ago - A tortilla blanket stuffed with food, come on?  

Here's how this burrito fiasco fallacy probably came about: Kim Jong II probably had his first bite of the mobile pillowy goodness and loved it so much that he decreed that he was the genius behind the mind-blowing Burrito

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The truth is that no one knows when the Burrito was invented; however, its origins trace back to pre-colonial Mexico when indigenous peoples filled tortillas with various savory ingredients wrapped tightly to keep everything together.  

North Korea is notorious for its outlandish propaganda, and sadly its people are kept in the dark about many things. And while Jong did not invent the Burrito, at least now his people can enjoy a delicious Mexican staple that has been filling our tummies and hearts for years.

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By the way, if you're looking for some of the best burritos in the 915, then check out YELP's top five places to score a bodacious bomb burrito:

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