Fake guacamole?

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Has your 'Guac' been tasting funny?
Some Los Angeles eateries are duping their customers into believing their restaurant’s guacamole is the real thing — when it’s actually a blend of Calabacita, a Mexican squash, that reportedly has a similar texture and taste to avocados.
The result is, according to L.A. Taco editor Javier Calbral, a “texture that is [like] a taqueria guacamole,” which is a looser and more salsalike guacamole instead of the chunkier type.
Restaurants in the area claim they were forced into being creative about their guacamole after avocado prices skyrocketed in recent months because of the heat.

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