What does Tapatio mean?
“Tapatío” is the name given to people from Guadalajara, just like the founders. The sauce has medium heat, and is made with red peppers, vinegar, garlic, and spices.
Tapatío is a Mexican Spanish colloquial term for someone from downtown Guadalajara in the state of Jalisco, Mexico's second largest city. It is also used as an adjective for anything associated with Guadalajara or the highlands of Jalisco.