January 29, 2011 |
The quality of Taco Bell's beef may have been called into question, but the company's sense of humor hasn't. Fighting back against a lawsuit that alleges the company's beef isn't very meaty, the Irvine-based Mexican fast food chain launched a massive marketing campaign Friday that includes full-page newspaper ads that declare, "Thank you for suing us. " The ads in the Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, New York Times and...
August 6, 2013 |
Taco Bell is testing its popular waffle tacos in more locations starting this week, after the breakfast product sold well in its initial Southern California run. The fast food creation, which features eggs and sausage folded up in a waffle, became the best-selling morning menu item at the five Taco Bell restaurants where it debuted this year. Starting Thursday, the mash-up will expand to 100 eateries in Fresno; Omaha; and Chattanooga, Tenn. - an extension first reported by the Associated Press.
August 31, 2012 |
On KTLA-TV today, we gawped at Taco Bell's plan to introduce a Mountain Dew-and-orange juice concoction to its breakfast menu. We also looked at the latest moves toward a merger of American Airlines and US Airways, and a report showing that the jobs that are returning to the economy pay a whole lot less than the ones we lost.
November 7, 2012 |
Taco Bell is trying to color outside of the fast-food lines, launching several new items designed to compete with higher-end restaurants. On Thursday, the Irvine-based chain will officially launch XXL Steak Nachos, which it calls “restaurant-sized nachos.” In addition, as rivals such as Burger King and McDonald's expand their sweet offerings, Taco Bell is revealing a national dessert menu filled with churro doughnuts, caramel apple empanadas...
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June 27, 2013 |
Officials at two Orange County-based fast-food chains are asking that their names be removed from ads for a marijuana expo scheduled next week in Anaheim. Organizers for the Kush Expo, coming to the Anaheim Convention Center on July 6-7, highlighted Del Taco and Taco Bell in its promotional materials. A similar expo, HempCon, is held each year at the L.A. Convention Center The Kush Expo, billed as "the world's biggest medical marijuana mega show," features hundreds of booths, glass bong giveaways, seed companies, grow experts and an annual Hot Kush Girl contest with $2,000 in prizes.
May 14, 2013 |
A breakfast burrito is pretty humdrum these days, but do you have any interest in a waffle taco? That's what Taco Bell is trying to figure out at some of its Southern California restaurants. So for a cost of 89 cents, breakfast seekers can get a fried waffle wrapped around a scrambled egg and a sausage patty, drizzled with maple syrup. TASTE TEST: 'Mushy'? Some are fans, others aren't In a statement, Rob Poetsch, a Taco Bell spokesman, said the company is testing the waffle taco in a handful of Southern California restaurants. "We're pleased with the initial reaction from our customers and if the waffle taco does well in testing, we'll roll it out to all our restaurants that serve breakfast,” he said.