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Why Do Fast Food Restaurants Test New Menu Items In Ohio?

From McDonald’s mac & cheese cups and Shakin’ Flavor Seasoned Fries to Taco Bell’s Quesalupa, Ohio tends to be the place where fast food restaurants go to find human guinea pigs to test revamped menu items — and apparently not without good reason. [More]

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Taco Bell Employee Accused Of Using Martial Arts Against Unruly Customer

While there’s no doubt that fast food workers often have to deal with upset, unruly, or otherwise difficult customers, law enforcement tends to frown on situations where employees take matters into their own hands — or, as illustrated recently at a Taco Bell, into their own feet(?). [More]

Everyone Gets A Free Taco From Taco Bell On Nov. 2

Everyone Gets A Free Taco From Taco Bell On Nov. 2

Whether you were weeping with joy or sadness after the Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago Cubs in Game 1 of the World Series last night, know this: there is a free taco waiting for you a week from now, if you choose to accept it. [More]

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Taco Bell Will Hand Out Free Tacos If Someone Steals A Base During World Series

Whether you’re jumping for joy or tearing your hair out when a player steals a base during the upcoming World Series, rest assured that if it happens, everyone’s gonna get a free taco. [More]

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Is Taco Bell Testing An All-Day Breakfast Menu?

Have you heard of this crazy idea that breakfast foods can be consumed throughout the day? It’s a concept that has worked out pretty well for McDonald’s — so is Taco Bell was apparently willing to give it a try? [More]

Burger King, KFC & 14 Other Restaurant Chains Still Earning “F” Grades For Antibiotics Policies

Burger King, KFC & 14 Other Restaurant Chains Still Earning “F” Grades For Antibiotics Policies

Last year, a coalition of public health advocates released a report card grading the nation’s 25 biggest restaurant chains on their antibiotics policies. An astounding 20 of these chains earned “F” grades, usually for completely failing to address this issue. The newest report card shows that a number of restaurants have inched their way out of the basement, but the large majority of these companies appear to be completely ignoring antibiotics concerns. [More]

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Texas Man Rides His Horse Into A Taco Bell Because His Friends Told Him To

What’s a cowboy to do after a long day at a calf-roping competition? For one Texan, tradition dictates going to Taco Bell for a post-event meal. But this time, he decided to trot his trusty steed right into the restaurant, much to the delight of his fellow customers. [More]

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Taco Bell Unveils Cheesy Core Burrito That Will Never Look As Good As The Photo

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Of course, when it comes to fast food, it helps if that picture accurately represents the product you’re trying to sell.
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Activist Investors Call On KFC To Phase Out Antibiotics In Chickens

With Wendy’s, McDonald’s, Papa John’s, and Subway all making an effort to curb antibiotics overuse in chicken and other animals, some investors of Yum Brands say it’s time for KFC to do its part. [More]

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Taco Bell’s Portable “Walking Nachos” Spotted In The Wild

Have you ever tried eating nachos on the go? It can be a messy, cheesy endeavor. In an attempt to make chowing down on that meal a bit less chaotic, Taco Bell announced last week that it would test “Walking Nachos,” a portable bag of chips, cheese, and meat. Now, we’re getting our first look at the menu items.  [More]

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Taco Bell Bringing Version Of Its Canadian Cheetos Crunchwrap Slider To The U.S.

Between Taco Bell’s Doritos Locos Tacos and Burger King’s Mac ’n Cheetos there is no lack of chips — or chip-like flavor — infiltrating fast food fare. Now, Taco Bell is upping its game, bringing a version of its Canadian Cheetos Crunchwrap Slider to the states.  [More]

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Taco Bell Employee Fired After Denying Service To Sheriff’s Deputies

A cashier at an Alabama Taco Bell was fired after two Sheriff’s deputies were refused service on Saturday night.

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Deaf Customer Sues Taco Bell For Discrimination, Claims She Was Denied Service

A New Jersey woman is suing Taco Bell for discrimination, claiming that she was denied service at two separate drive-thru locations because she’s deaf. [More]

Taco Bell’s Boozy “Cantina” Restaurant Concept Is Headed To Vegas

Taco Bell’s Boozy “Cantina” Restaurant Concept Is Headed To Vegas

For those who may have questioned Taco Bell’s decision to open its first boozy Cantina restaurant in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood, the location for the fast food chain’s next Cantina outpost – its third – makes a bit more sense: the Las Vegas strip. [More]

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Taco Bell Customer Allegedly Shoots At Store Over Forgotten Sour Cream

It’s understandable that a customer may be a bit ticked off when their bag full of tacos doesn’t include everything they asked for at the drive-thru. But it is never acceptable to take that frustration out on an employee in a violent manner.  [More]

Burger King Unleashes “Mac n’ Cheetos,” Which Is Exactly What It Sounds Like

Burger King Unleashes “Mac n’ Cheetos,” Which Is Exactly What It Sounds Like

If you’ve ever looked at a plate of glowing, orange-ish mac and cheese and thought, “Hey, this looks a bit like a Cheeto… they should put mac and cheese inside of huge Cheetos… where’s my shoe?” then Burger King has apparently been reading your mind, announcing the test of, what else, “Mac n’ Cheetos.”
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The End Is Nigh: Burger King Is Testing Something Called The Whopperito

The End Is Nigh: Burger King Is Testing Something Called The Whopperito

Following the introduction of the Whopper Dog, which took all the fixings of Burger King’s iconic Whopper and put them on a hot dog, the fast food company is doing the same with a tortilla, creating the Whopperito. You know, for when the calories in a bun are just too much.  [More]

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Taco Bell Will Give Away Free Tacos If Away Team Wins During NBA Finals

If your team loses during the upcoming NBA championship finals it’s going to be painful, but if they lose to the visiting team, it might hurt less if you’re also a fan of free food: Taco Bell will be giving away Doritos Locos Tacos for its “Steal a Game, Steal a Taco” promotion — but only if the away team wins. [More]