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Army Vet After 48-Day Coma: 'I Want Taco Bell'

Who thought a bag of Crunchy Tacos could be this heartwarming?

(Newser) - An Army vet and father of two who, somewhat miraculously, woke from a 48-day coma last month in Florida had one thing on his mind: Taco Bell. USA Today reports 35-year-old Jake Booth slipped into a coma after his bronchitis turned into pneumonia and caused a heart attack. His family... More »

Guy Wields Sword, Demands Free Tacos

Adam Kramer charged with aggravated robbery, among other things

(Newser) - Adam Kramer apparently loves his tacos. He ordered six of them at a San Antonio restaurant last week, but when told how much money he owed, he refused to pay and insisted he be given the food for free, police say. The waitress wasn't going for it, so the... More »

After Uproar, Restaurant Yanks Lion-Meat Tacos

Conservation groups not happy given big cats' 'vulnerable' status

(Newser) - A Tampa taco company has pulled its controversial lion meat tacos off the menu, after getting complaints and even threats from animal lovers, the Tampa Tribune reports. It's probably hard to think of the king of the jungle as "vulnerable," but that's the designation conservation groups... More »

In Protest, 2K Tacos Delivered to Connecticut Mayor

Joseph Maturo had quipped about tacos in response to racial scandal

(Newser) - When asked what he would do in response to a racial profiling scandal targeting Latinos in the town of East Haven, Connecticut, Mayor Joseph Maturo quipped that he might eat some tacos , and now he can: More than 2,000 tacos were delivered to the mayor's office yesterday. The... More »

Taco Bell Proclaims: Our Meat Is ... 88% Meat!

And we make it just like you make meatballs

(Newser) - The drama over Taco Bell's meat-or-not just keeps getting better and better. After issuing a statement arguing that its meat was, in fact, meat, it has released another statement that attaches a number to that proclamation: "Our seasoned beef recipe contains 88% quality USDA-inspected beef." And that approach... More »

Next on Tucson Menu: Lion Meat Tacos

What's up with Arizonans?

(Newser) - Here's something to roar about. A Tucson restaurant is about to serve up lion meat tacos. The FDA allows game meat to be served in restaurants as long as it's not from an endangered species. "Curious" customers are already lining up for reservations to chow down on the new... More »

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