Tag Archives: Taco Bell

Taco Bell Has Its Own Beer

Source: Grub Street NY

The company that began as a tiny SoCal taco stand with the slogan “Ding Dong! Tacos!” has come a long way. The world’s biggest Tex-Mex-ish chain now marries people, sells French fries, and — at a brand-new Cantina location in Orange County’s Newport Beach — has started …

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Taco Bell Finally Gets Its Act Together and Tests French-Fry-Stuffed Burritos

Source: Grub Street NY

No Mexican staple is safe once Taco Bell’s R&D team discovers a new ingredient (one word: Doritofied), so it should surprise no one that burritos are already being colonized by the French fries used in the chain’s nachos mash-up. It seems they’ve stuck the leftovers …

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Taco Bell Hints French Fries Could Get a National Release ‘Soon’

Source: Grub Street NY

For reasons that clearly have nothing to do with menu consistency or health concerns, fast food’s most revered side item spent years MIA from Taco Bell’s menu. The chain halfway corrected that oversight last year, when it started testing French fries, but only in the Southern California …

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Taco Bell Is Really Going for It With a New Kit Kat Quesadilla

Source: Grub Street NY

The ingredients in Taco Bell’s latest stunt food make you wonder if the sum is greater than its parts. The new Chocoladilla only has two parts, and they are a tortilla and some Kit Kat bars. The stoners’-paradise chain actually first unveiled this unholy matrimony last fall, …

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New Yorkers, Better Start Preparing Now for ‘At Least’ 50 More Taco Bell Locations

Source: Grub Street NY

Do you belong to the niche school of thought that holds that fast-food chains are vastly underrepresented in New York City? Great news: Your imperfect municipal area is about to get a bonkers number of new Taco Bells. The chain today announced plans to blanket the city in “at …

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Taco Bell Is Unleashing Fried-Egg Taco Shells on Americans, Ready or Not

Source: Grub Street NY

Taco Bell’s fried-egg taco — the obvious successor to tacos made from waffles, biscuits, and chicken discs fried into a U shape — is finally getting a nationwide launch. Officially called the Naked Egg Taco, the item went through a rigorous four-month test with the …

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Taco Bell Is Testing a Burrito That Includes Spicy Pop Rocks

Source: Grub Street NY

You might be among the people who justifiably believe Tex-Mex does not require the addition of Pop Rocks candy, but it seems the folks over at Taco Bell’s R&D lab do not agree with you. The chain is testing a new Firecracker Burrito that includes “Cayenne Popping Crystals” that look, …

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Lyft Drivers Really Hate the New Taco Bell Drive-through Feature

Source: Grub Street NY

Lyft drivers aren’t as thrilled as taco enthusiasts about “Taco Mode,” the ride-hailing app’s new collaboration with Taco Bell. The new feature, scheduled to debut in the next year, would allow for riders, between 9 p.m. and 2 a.m., to request for their driver to stop at Taco Bell.

The …

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A New Study Says Meal-Kit Services Could Actually Make You Happier

Source: Grub Street NY

Blue Apron’s stock has collapsed like a poorly made soufflé, but not all is lost … yet. A study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on Monday confirmed the essential truth of human life: People are lazy and feel good when other people do …

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Taco Bell Is Now Marrying Couples in Vegas for $600

Source: Grub Street NY

Nothing truly says holy matrimony like a white wedding gown and Doritos Locos fingers. Luckily, the nuptials package Taco Bell created for its gimmicky Love and Tacos contest earlier this year will soon morph into a permanent option at its sprawling, new flagship location on the …

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Taco Bell Is Now Marrying Couples in Vegas for $600

Source: Grub Street NY

Nothing truly says holy matrimony like a white wedding gown and Doritos Locos fingers. Luckily, the nuptials package Taco Bell created for its gimmicky Love and Tacos contest earlier this year will soon morph into a permanent option at its sprawling, new flagship location on the …

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Taco Bell Outlines Plan to Open Thousands of New Stores Literally Anywhere You Can Imagine

Source: Grub Street NY

Soon, no woman, man, or child on this planet will ever be more than a few minutes away from chicken DoubleDillas and 7-Layer Burritos. Taco Bell has just unveiled a new, extremely ambitious five-year growth plan, and the big takeaway is that the world is on the cusp …

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Taco Bell Cut Its Chicken Taco Shell Into Triangles and Called Them ‘Chips’

Source: Grub Street NY

The tricksters at Taco Bell are pulling a fast one on you yet again: On May 11, the chain will release a shape-shift-y, new side item that could appear to be a bag of normal chips and some nacho-cheese sauce. Upon closer examination, though, you’ll discover that, no, …

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Taco Bell Refused to Let Starbucks Win This Week’s Most-Gimmicky-Food Award

Source: Grub Street NY

Would people still have howled at KFC’s edible coffee cups in 2015 if they’d known how this device would pale next to the dystopian food-holding vessels of the future? In just the past two days, there have been strange new examples of the fast-food industry’s meme-worthy

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Bride in Burrito-Wrapper Dress Better Win Taco Bell’s Wedding Contest

Source: Grub Street NY

A bride-to-be who really, really wants to win Taco Bell’s Love and Tacos contest (prize: an all-expenses-paid wedding at the new Taco Bell Chapel in Vegas) has fabricated her own dress to improve the couple’s odds. She’s up against nine other finalists who are …

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Taco Bell Is Putting a Doritos Locos Taco Inside a Quesalupa

Source: Grub Street NY

Now that the Naked Chicken Chalupa’s run is almost up, Taco Bell is giving the people a new Frankenfood: A thing that’s effectively its two most popular tacolike items rolled into one.

The chain explains that the so-called Doritos Quesalupa Crunch is …

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Taco Bell Is Trying to Win Over China’s Customers With Margaritas and Alcoholic Slushies

Source: Grub Street NY

While KFC and Pizza Hut spread across China like grease fire, their sister-chain Taco Bell has struggled to make inroads into the country. Chinese consumers latched on to KFC for its fried chicken and local offerings, like congee with you tiao, but Taco Bell’s Americanized Mexican food never struck a …

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Escaped Cow Leads Police on Two-Hour Chase to Taco Bell

Source: Grub Street NY

A steer last week escaped a Texas slaughterhouse and, like those who’ve tasted freedom with clear priorities before him, made an immediate run for the border. The Star-Telegram says he got loose from Hamilton Meats outside Fort Worth and led authorities on a very circuitous route …

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Sad Girl Taste Test: Taco Bell’s Naked Chicken Chalupa

Source: Brightest Young Things DC

If you’ve been reading these for a while, you know that I rarely leave the immediate two-block radius of my apartment to source all the latest (questionably greatest) fast food concoctions, because with a Little Caesars, Burger King, McDonald’s, Taco Bell AND (now) Popeye’s just inches away, why would I go elsewhere? Well, I guess […]

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Taco Bell Will Finally Unleash Fried-Chicken Taco Shells on the Unsuspecting Nation

Source: Grub Street NY

On the horizon is a day of either great joy or deep reckoning, depending how radical you are regarding chicken’s place in taco taxonomy. If you’re among those who refuse to confine its role to just a filling, then Taco Bell has an exciting announcement. Later this month — January …

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Taco Bell Warns It’s Testing Out ‘Loaded’ French Fries

Source: Grub Street NY

Was the specter of no French fries the singular thing that kept you from eating Taco Bell for lunch today? Well, then America’s favorite identitycrisishaving chain has great news for you: It is testing those very fries.

Brand Eating reports fries smothered …

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Taco Bell’s Got a New Cheetos Quesadilla and People Are Real Excited

Source: Grub Street NY

Luckily or sadly, depending on your life outlook, Taco Bell’s newest stunt food — this quesadilla with Cheetos inside — has rolled out exclusively in the Philippines, and only for a limited time. It continues a long tradition of gimmicky Frito-Lay tie-ins, and this …

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Taco Bell Just Introduced Its First-Ever Queso Dip

Source: Grub Street NY

After 54 years in the Tex-Mex game, Taco Bell is making an actual queso dip. Available nationwide starting yesterday, the cheese sauce comes either solo with chips or as part of two new limited-time menu items (the Steakhouse Burrito and the Steakhouse Queso Nachos).

If it hasn’t already, …

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Taco Bell Launches an Airbnb for Anyone Willing to Sleep Inside One of Its Restaurants

Source: Grub Street NY

To, in theory, celebrate the launch of Canada’s new steak Doubledilla (a quesadilla with twice the meat), Taco Bell, a company committed to “foodie experiences,” is transforming an Ontario location into an actual, operational Airbnb.

A storewide degreasing this good can’t occur every day, …

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A Taco Bell Franchisee PAC Gave the Max Donation to Trump’s Campaign

Source: Grub Street NY

This election’s lopsided fundraising is a constant source of Republican heartburn — the $9,744,105 Donald Trump has raised from outside spending groups sounds like a rounding error that happened while adding up Hillary Clinton’s $110 million. In fact, 23 PACs have maxed out their…More »

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