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Final Holdout in
Battle Gives In
Oct 25, 2023 12:42 AM CDT
Final Holdout in 'Taco Tuesday' Battle Gives In
Taco Bell gets last restaurant to relinquish its trademark of the phrase
- Taco Bell has been trying to ensure the phrase "Taco Tuesday" is available for anyone (including, of course, Taco Bell) to use, and the fast food chain notched a big win in its battle over the trademarking of the phrase back in July, when the chain Taco John's,...
Taco Bell Sued
for False Advertising
Aug 1, 2023 3:00 AM CDT
Taco Bell Sued for False Advertising
Lawsuit claims Crunchwraps, Mexican pizzas don't live up to their photos
- If you've been disappointed by your Taco Bell Mexican pizzas and Crunchwraps, you're not alone. A new proposed class-action lawsuit accuses the Mexican fast food chain of false advertising when it comes to those specific products, the
reports. Frank Siragusa launched the suit after noticing that...
A Weird Fight Over Phrase
'Taco Tuesday' Is Over
Jul 18, 2023 12:08 PM CDT
A Weird Fight Over Phrase 'Taco Tuesday' Is Over
Taco John's gives up legal battle against Taco Bell
- It was one of the more unusual trademark fights on the books, revolving around the phrase "Taco Tuesday." The chain Taco John's had it trademarked for decades, and the much larger chain Taco Bell filed a formal challenge to the trademark earlier this year, reports the
Taco Bell on Trademark War:
'Taco Tuesday' Belongs to All
May 17, 2023 6:21 AM CDT
Taco Bell on Trademark War: 'Taco Tuesday' Belongs to All
Fast-food giant asks Patent and Trademark Office to force smaller chain to give up rights to the term
- Declaring a mission to liberate "Taco Tuesday" for all, Taco Bell is asking US regulators to force Wyoming-based Taco John's to abandon its long-standing claim to the trademark. Too many businesses and others refer to "Taco Tuesday" for Taco John's to be able to have exclusive...
Taco Bell Considering
Big Change to Its Menu
Dec 15, 2022 12:13 PM CST
Taco Bell Considering Big Change to Its Menu
Fast-food company may permanently offer fries to compete with McDonald's
- Taco Bell may soon be asking if you want fries with your taco—and not just on special occasions. The Mexican-inspired fast-food chain is considering making fries a permanent menu item as it aims to bring in more customers for lunch. Taco Bell launched nacho fries as a limited-time menu...
Taco Bell's New Menu Items
Feature 'Nostalgic' Ingredient
Jun 30, 2022 2:44 PM CDT
Taco Bell's New Menu Items Feature 'Nostalgic' Ingredient
Giant Cheez-It cracker is the base for test-drive of limited-edition tostada, Crunchwrap Supreme
- If Taco Bell happens to be sold out of the newly revived Mexican Pizza, no need to write a sad country song about it, as Dolly Parton might be wont to do . Instead, try the restaurant chain's two new menu items, both of which incorporate a Cheez-It cracker that'...
Love for Taco Bell
May 10, 2022 8:38 AM CDT
Dolly Parton's Love for Taco Bell Just Reached New Heights
Country music icon will star in TikTok production about fast-food chain's revived Mexican Pizza
- Never did we think we'd be writing "Dolly Parton," "Taco Bell's Mexican Pizza," "TikTok," and "musical" in one sentence, but here we are, explaining just exactly how all those words are coming together. On the heels of the announcement that the...
If You Can Eat
a Taco a Day,
Taco Bell Has
a Tempting Offer
Jan 10, 2022 9:30 AM CST
If You Can Eat a Taco a Day, Taco Bell Has a Tempting Offer
Get the 'Taco Lover's Pass' via the chain's app and enjoy a taco a day for 30 days, for a total of $10
- Could you eat a taco a day for a whole month? What if we said you could do so for just a ten-spot? If that thought (and price) appeals to you, there's a subscription you may want to check out, courtesy of Taco Bell. "Fans whose New Year'...
Taco Bell Is Bringing Back
a Beloved Menu Item
Jan 15, 2021 1:30 AM CST
Taco Bell Is Bringing Back a Beloved Menu Item
Potatoes are back, baby
- If you're one of the apparently many people who have been missing Taco Bell's potatoes since the fast-food chain stopped serving them over the summer, we have good news for you: They're coming back on March 11. Taco Bell pulled the seasoned potato bites as part of...
Item Is Simply
Sep 15, 2020 7:21 AM CDT
Taco Bell's Newest Menu Item Is Simply Intoxicating
Chain's Canadian outpost to offer 'Jalapeno Noir' red wine for $20 a bottle
- Starting five years ago, Taco Bell crossed over into boozy beverages, offering liquor-spiked Mountain Dews and punches , margaritas, and even its first branded lager , which seem to make sense with such fare. Now the fast-food chain has an alcohol addition that's slightly more upscale (and "democratizing," per...
Taco Bell Worker
Scared' of COVID.
She Began CPR
Aug 22, 2020 8:15 AM CDT
Taco Bell Worker Was 'Extremely Scared' of COVID. She Began CPR
Sonja Frazier helps save man's life after he passed out in Tennessee drive-thru
- Strange things often happen at fast-food drive-thrus, but luckily for one man at a Taco Bell in Clarksville, Tenn., Sonja Frazier was working the day he drove up to place an order.
reports that on Aug. 12, Frazier and her co-workers noticed that the drive-thru line had suddenly stopped...
Taco Bell Worker Who Wouldn't
Take BLM Mask Off Was Fired
Jun 19, 2020 9:20 AM CDT
Taco Bell Worker Who Wouldn't Take BLM Mask Off Was Fired
Taco Bell has since apologized to Denzel Skinner
- On June 2, Taco Bell posted a letter from its CEO noting it was "committed to being part of long-term solutions" on "racism or violence against Black people." This week, the fast-food chain took flak for that statement after an employee in Youngstown, Ohio, was fired for...
You Could Make $100K
Working at Taco Bell
Jan 10, 2020 3:30 PM CST
You Could Make $100K Working at Taco Bell
Parent company to offer six-figure annual salary for general managers in select locations
- Dollar signs don't typically come to mind when one is considering a job in fast food, but during a tight labor market , Taco Bell's parent company is trying to change that. Bloomberg reports Yum! Brands will be testing out a six-figure annual salary—$100,000—for general managers...
Couple Sues Taco Bell Over
the Fine Print in a TV Ad
in case you missed it
Oct 20, 2019 2:00 PM CDT
Couple Sues Taco Bell Over the Fine Print in a TV Ad
They were shocked to discover their $5 Chalupa Cravings Box didn't cost $5
- A New Jersey couple is calling out Taco Bell for what they say is consumer fraud. Nelson and Joann Estrella were each craving a Chalupa Cravings box—advertised as a Chalupa Supreme, 5-Layer burrito, crunchy taco, cinnamon twists, and a medium drink, all for $5—when they visited their local...
Taco Bell Announces Big Recall
After Customer Finds Metal
Oct 15, 2019 7:42 AM CDT
Taco Bell Announces Big Recall After Customer Finds Metal
2.3M pounds of seasoned ground beef has been yanked from restaurants, distribution centers
- Yo quiero Taco Bell, but that side of metal slivers—not so much. CNN and
report the fast-food chain recalled about 2.3 million pounds of seasoned beef Friday from distribution centers and restaurants in nearly two dozen states after a customer says they found a metal shaving...
'Paucity of Meat' on Mexican
Pizza Enrages Taco Bell Patron
Mar 9, 2019 9:10 AM CST
'Paucity of Meat' on Mexican Pizza Enrages Taco Bell Patron
Meanwhile, a missing order of hot wings from Domino's spurred a separate incident
- Two cases of fast-food fury to report on, starting with an incident out of Spartanburg, SC, on Wednesday, when a customer at a Taco Bell drive-thru apparently didn't appreciate what the Smoking Gun calls "a paucity of meat" on his Mexican Pizza. A police report indicates that a...
Taco Bell Fans Go Loco for
New Feature: Delivery
Feb 8, 2019 10:31 AM CST
Taco Bell Fans Go Loco for New Feature: Delivery
For a limited time, you can even get your grub for free if you order more than $12 worth
- You no longer have to run for the border—the border will now come to you. Taco Bell announced Thursday that it has started offering delivery across the US, with orders able to be placed either directly on its website or via Grubhub, Business Insider reports. If you have enough...
Heads to Taco Bell
With Risky Find
Jan 28, 2019 6:15 AM CST
Appetite for Destruction? Man Heads to Taco Bell With Risky Find
No one hurt in Ocala, Fla., after man shows up with hand grenade he found while magnet fishing
- The smart thing to do upon finding a hand grenade is to make a run for it—not make a run for the border. But a man in Florida decided he'd cap off his magnet fishing trip in Ocklawaha with some Meximelts in Ocala, and he opted to bring...
Kit Kat Quesadilla May Soon
Come to a Taco Bell Near You
Oct 23, 2017 9:25 AM CDT
Kit Kat Quesadilla May Soon Come to a Taco Bell Near You
Or maybe one stuffed with Twix, if the chain's test goes well
- If Taco Bell can stuff a tortilla with three different types of Doritos, why not a candy bar filling for a quesadilla? Consumerist reports the latest offering from the taco chain is a "Chocoladilla" packed with bits of melted Kit Kats or Twix. And all that mouthwatering goodness will...
2 Masked Suspects
Entered a Taco
Bell. 3 Workers
Sep 8, 2017 2:40 AM CDT
2 Masked Suspects Entered a Taco Bell. 3 Workers Fought Back
Cops say employees drew guns, fatally shot one of the suspects
- Police say three employees of a Cleveland Taco Bell opened fire on two armed robbers, killing one. Two masked robbers reportedly entered the restaurant early Wednesday and ordered three workers to lie on the floor. Three other employees then pulled out handguns and opened fire, shooting one of the suspects...
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