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Food FYI: Taco Bell sells more than 200 million Doritos Locos

August 29, 2012|By Betty Hallock
  • Taco Bell rolled out the Doritos Locos taco in March and has sold more than 200 million since then.
Taco Bell rolled out the Doritos Locos taco in March and has sold more than… (Taco Bell )

LOCO FOR DORITOS LOCOS

Taco Bell has sold more than 200 million Doritos Locos -- tacos that feature a Doritos nacho cheese-flavored shell -- since it introduced the new menu item in March. It's the most successful new product in the chain's 50-year history. [Los Angeles Times]

DABBA WALLAH MODERN

Mumbai's dabba wallahs deliver 200,000 hot meals across the city on a daily basis -- a century-old service that office workers count on. For decades, home kitchens made these lunches, prices were cheap and the food was traditional. But new lunch options from commercial kitchens are trending. [NPR]

TOP MEATBALLS

The top 10 meatballs in Los Angeles include Izakaya Sasaya's tsukune chicken meatballs; the pork, pancetta and veal meatballs at Mozza; and the Syrian lamb meatballs at Street (which has an entire section of meatballs on the menu). Whose are No. 1? [LA Weekly]

TOMATO SEASON

Tomato recipes galore: A tomato tarte tatin made with heirloom cherry and Early Girl tomatoes and a rye crust; summer tomato cobbler with blue cheese biscuits; and tomatoes on toast with herbed cheese and sea salt. [101 Cookbooks/Joy the Baker/Simply Recipes]

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