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Have you tried the U Street Taco yet? Inspired by Philadelphia’s South Street Taco, this late-night treat is the extreme sloppy drunk food D.C. always needed but (until last week) never had. But the fun doesn’t have to end there! For even more gustatory challenges, consult our handy glossary.

The U Street Taco: A Ben’s Chili Bowl chili half-smoke inside a jumbo slice

The U Street Super Taco: A Ben’s Chili Bowl chili half-smoke inside a jumbo slice, drenched in mumbo sauce

The U Street Pica Taco: A Ben’s Chili Bowl chili half-smoke and a Pica Taco taco inside a jumbo slice

The Snooty U Street Taco: A Komi half-smoke inside a 2Amys pizza slice (take Uber car to each restaurant, return to 14th and U)

The Bandwagoneering U Street Taco: A Ben’s Chili Bowl chili half-smoke inside a jumbo slice, topped with a maple bacon doughnut

The Gentrified U Street Taco: A Ben’s Chili Bowl chili half-smoke inside a jumbo slice, with Taylor Gourmet risotto balls on top

The 9th Street Taco: A Ben’s Chili Bowl chili half-smoke wrapped in injera (hat tip: Martin Austermuhle)

The 11th Street Taco: A Kangaroo Boxing Club pastrami sandwich wrapped in a pancake from The Coupe (wait: 45 minutes)

The H Street Taco: A Horace & Dickie’s fried whiting sandwich wrapped in an H &pizza pizza

The Spike Mendelsohn Taco: A Good Stuff Eatery burger wrapped in a We the Pizza slice (hat tip: Benjamin R. Freed)

The Nationals Park Taco: A Shake Shack burger wrapped in a Ben’s Chili Bowl chili half-smoke

The Georgetown Taco: A Georgetown Cupcake cupcake stuffed into a crepe

The Minibar Taco: A Ben’s Chili Bowl chili half-smoke inside a jumbo slice, reduced to fizz

The National Mall Taco: National Park Service permit still pending

The Logan Circle Taco Salad: Pitango gelato stuffed in a Sweetgreen salad

The Adams Morgan Taco: A jumbo slice wrapped in a jumbo slice

Add your own invention in the comments! Photo by Jessica Sidman