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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
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
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
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
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
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...
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
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 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...
Lyft's New Partner: Taco Bell
Idea is to encourage trips through drive-thru on the way home
- It's apparently a fairly common question posed to drivers who work for the likes of Lyft or Uber: Is it OK to swing by a fast-food drive-thru on the way home? Now Lyft is not only answering the question in the affirmative, it's encouraging the practice. The company...
Indy 500 Racer Robbed at Taco Bell Drive-Thru
Scott Dixon is a victim just hours after winning the pole position
- Safe to say that race-car driver Scott Dixon had one of the most memorable days of his life on Sunday. Hours after he won the pole position for this weekend's Indianapolis 500, he got robbed in a Taco Bell drive-thru, reports the
. Police say that Dixon, wife...
Taco Bell Just Making Tortillas Out of Fried Chicken Now
The fast-food chain is taking its Naked Chicken Chalupa national this month
- By 2020, all fast-food products will be fried-chicken-based. First KFC replaced buns with fried chicken . Then Burger King booted the potato in favor of Chicken Fries. And on Wednesday, Taco Bell announced its intention to replace the taco shell with, you guessed it, fried chicken. Kotaku reports Taco Bell started...
Taco Bell Worker Out of Job After Not Serving Deputies
Female cashier fired in Alabama
- A Taco Bell employee in Alabama has been fired after authorities say two Lee County deputies were denied service. Lee County Sheriff Jay Jones said in a statement that the uniformed deputies were told by the cashier at 9:40pm Saturday in Phenix City that they wouldn't be served...
Deaf Woman Sues Taco Bell Over Drive-Thru Experience
She claims drive-thru employees made it hard for her to order
- A deaf New Jersey woman who primarily communicates in sign language is suing Taco Bell, saying she found it difficult, if not impossible, to order two tacos at the fast-food chain's drive-thru window, the AP reports. Gina Cirrincione claims that on Jan. 11, she wrote her order on a...
Army Vet After 48-Day Coma: 'I Want Taco Bell'
Who thought a bag of Crunchy Tacos could be this heartwarming?
- 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.
reports 35-year-old Jake Booth slipped into a coma after his bronchitis turned into pneumonia and caused a heart attack. His family...
Canada Beats America at Its Own Game, Combines Cheetos and Taco Bell
'I'm moving to Canada'
- Something orange and insulting to Mexican culture is sending Americans scurrying for the Canadian border: Taco Bell's Cheetos Crunchwrap Slider. (What did you think we were talking about?) That's right, Taco Bell is now stuffing its popular crunchwraps with jalapeño-flavored Cheetos for what Mashable calls "the...
Taco Bell Teases 'Mystery' Menu Item
Is it the 'Quesalupa'?
- Taco Bell is keeping a new food product under wraps until the Super Bowl and allowing people to order the item without knowing what it is, the
reports. Brave diners can place orders at this website ($2.99 per, maximum order of five) and pick them up Saturday,...
Fired Taco Bell Exec Sues Driver for Recording Beating
He files $5M suit over 'illegal recording'
- The Taco Bell exec fired for allegedly assaulting an Uber driver apparently believes that the best defense is a good offense: Benjamin Golden has filed a $5 million lawsuit against driver Edward Caban, claiming that the driver illegally recorded him without his consent and the video of the drunken incident...
New Charges for Taco Bell Exec in Uber Beating
He could go to prison for a year
- Former Taco Bell executive Benjamin Golden has been barred from ever using Uber again, but that could be the least of his problems. The 32-year-old, who was fired after video of him allegedly assaulting an Uber driver went viral, now faces charges of assault and battery, assault on public transportation...
Cops: Taco Bell Exec Attacks Uber Driver on Video
Benjamin Golden, 32, is up on charges
- A Taco Bell executive has been fired for allegedly assaulting an Uber driver—with the whole thing caught on video . Identified by police as Benjamin Golden, 32, the passenger can be seen on a dashcam video riding in the car of Uber driver Edward Caban in Costa Mesa, Calif., on...
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