Taco Bell Abruptly Closes Its Upscale ‘American-Inspired’ Taco Restaurant

Taco Bell Abruptly Closes Its Upscale ‘American-Inspired’ Taco Restaurant

Last year, Taco Bell opened a new restaurant in southern California called U.S. Taco. It promised “American-inspired” tacos, whatever that means, and alcoholic milkshakes, which are definitely American. The first test restaurant opened in Huntington Beach, California, last summer, but was never able to secure an alcohol permit or very many customers. It abruptly closed yesterday. [More]

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Doritos Means “Little Golden Things,” And They Were Invented At Disneyland

People might have freaked out when a Starbucks opened within the Main Street Bakery at Walt Disney World, but how soon we forget. Cross-branding is nothing new. When Disneyland opened, it featured a Mexican(ish) restaurant called Casa de Fritos run by the Frito company. It was on New Orleans Street, near another product-placement eatery: Aunt Jemima’s Pancake House. It at the Casa de Fritos that the beloved Dorito was invented. Yes, really. [More]

Old Man Gets Gun After Getting No Home Depot Help

Old Man Gets Gun After Getting No Home Depot Help

You know Home Depot’s got a customer service problem when this happens…

Drivers Run Out of Gas to Save Monies

Drivers Run Out of Gas to Save Monies

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