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  • Penn State in Mourning After Taco Bell Closes

    03/03/2020 12:05:53 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 41 replies
    NBC Philadelphia ^ | March 2, 2020 | Brandon Panter
    A place where memories were made and Baja Blasts were had is no longer serving the community in State CollegeThe vigil was a solemn occasion, but Prajesh Patel still felt his taco costume was the most appropriate dress to express his emotion. Patel led a group of his fellow Penn State students Sunday in a memorial service of sorts for a beloved State College institution: The Taco Bell next to campus. "[He] led a moment of silence as well as leading several 'funeral' songs. It was crazy but it was so much fun," said Allie Bausinger, a journalism major at...
  • You Can Now Make $100,000 Working at Taco Bell

    01/09/2020 11:40:51 AM PST · by karpov · 21 replies
    Bloomberg | January 9, 2020 | Leslie Patton
    No excerpt from Bloomberg allowed, story here.
  • Woman doused with gasoline, set on fire inside Florida Taco Bell

    10/24/2019 6:31:00 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 33 replies
    NY Post ^ | By Kenneth Garger October 24, 2019 | 2:01am
    A woman inside a Florida Taco Bell was reportedly seriously injured when a suspect doused her with gasoline and set her on fire Wednesday night. The disturbing attack occurred at about 6:15 p.m. at one of the fast food chain’s Tallahassee locations, according to The Tallahassee Democrat. The suspect, identified by police as 32-year-old Mia Williams, fled the scene and is still being sought.
  • Woman arrested after pouring alcohol into Taco Bell drive-thru employee's mouth

    07/26/2019 1:14:03 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 30 replies
    Yahoo Lifestyle ^ | July 24, 2019 | Mahira Dayal
    An Oregon sheriff’s office took to Facebook to share its “weirdest DUI arrest of the weekend,” in which law enforcement officials arrested a woman after she poured alcohol into a Taco Bell drive-thru employees mouth. According to Washington County Sheriff’s Office, the incident took place around 1 a.m. on Saturday at a Taco Bell branch in Beaverton, Ore. The suspect, 23-year-old Elianna Aguilar-Aguilar from Cornelius, Ore. had a blood alcohol level of 0.12 percent. The Oregon state limit is 0.08. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office did not immediately respond to Yahoo Lifestyle’s request for comment, but wrote in its Facebook...
  • Officials: Strange odor in cabin forces emergency landing at New Jersey airport

    07/01/2019 8:03:15 PM PDT · by Rebelbase · 34 replies
    News 12 Jersey ^ | July 1, 2019 | Staff
    ATLANTIC CITY - Officials say a strange odor caused a Spirit Airlines flight to make an emergency landing over the weekend at Atlantic City International Airport, causing a brief closure of the airport. According to officials, Flight 341 from Atlantic City to Tampa, Florida, returned to the gate Saturday following reports of the unusual odor in the cabin. The airfield was closed for about 15 minutes, and the flight took off a few hours later. No injuries were reported. Officials have not said what caused the smell.
  • Taco Bell customer calls police after restaurant runs out of taco shells

    06/05/2019 10:10:29 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 61 replies
    WTKR.com ^ | 6/4/2019 | Tribune Media Wire
    SLIDELL, La. — A Taco Bell in Louisiana ran out of taco shells Monday, which was emergency enough for one customer to call police. Police in Slidell say someone called to complain that the Taco Bell on Gause Boulevard had run out of both hard and soft taco shells. “While this is truly a travesty, the police can’t do anything about this,” the department wrote on its Facebook page, calling it a “we can’t make this stuff up” story. Related: Florida woman accused of attacking Burger King manager for not giving free fries While there was no word on the...
  • Taco Bell employee fired after profane video about Muslims goes viral

    05/20/2019 11:32:17 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 47 replies
    Cox Media via WPXI ^ | May 20, 2019 | Bob D'Angelo,=
    BRIDGETON, Mo. - A Taco Bell employee in Missouri lost her job after a video depicting a profanity-laced tirade against Muslims went viral, KTVI reported. The May 14 incident took place around 1 a.m. in the drive-thru at the fast-food restaurant in Bridgeton, the television station reported. According to a tweet by Tarek Hamdan, who recorded the exchange, he had a “25-minute debate” with a worker who insisted “all Muslims are terrorists. “It’s not what you think and what you see in the news,” Hamdan tells the worker in the video. We don’t follow those people. Those people are monsters....
  • San Antonio officials want to hide comments condemning Chick-fil-A

    05/17/2019 8:20:55 AM PDT · by rktman · 63 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 5/16/2019 | unknown
    City officials in San Antonio, who discriminated against Christian-owned Chick-fil-A in their airport contracting, are trying to hide from the public their conversations now that they’re under investigation for their behavior. WND reported in December the chain with the famed cattle urging “Eat More Chikin” has been forecast to leap past Taco Bell, Burger King and Wendy’s to become the third largest restaurant chain in the U.S. The liberal hatred for the chain erupted when Dan Cathy, the son of founder S. Truett Cathy, said in an interview in 2012 he supports traditional marriage. Since then, students on college campuses...
  • There's a Taco Bell Resort Coming to California This Summer

    05/16/2019 9:40:13 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 18 replies
    People ^ | May 16, 2019 at 5:03 pm | By Shay Spence
    Picture yourself on summer vacation: fully relaxed, laying out by the pool, sipping on…a Mountain Dew Baja Blast? That dream could become a reality at The Bell: A Taco Bell Hotel and Resort, which is coming to Palm Springs this summer, the fast food chain announced on Thursday morning. Starting on August 9 for an undisclosed limited time, Taco Bell will be taking over an existing resort (they have not announced which one yet), transforming it into a fully-immersive fan experience. “Everything from guest rooms to breakfast and poolside cocktails will be infused with a Taco Bell twist,” the company’s...
  • Taco Bell hot sauce saves another life

    03/18/2019 6:48:36 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 65 replies
    The Takeout ^ | March 18, 2019 | Gwen Ihnat
    A few weeks ago, we were shocked to hear that a man survived for five days by eating nothing but Taco Bell hot sauce packets (resulting in his getting Taco Bell free for a year). This started us on the path to thinking that Taco Bell hot sauce was magical. And now, in light of another hot-sauce life-saving measure, we think we may be on to something. In—happy Monday, everyone—Florida, a man was sitting down at a Taco Bell in Winter Haven when he decided to get up from his seat to procure more hot sauce. Mere seconds later, an...
  • Caught on Camera: Taco Bell employees brawl with customer (video)

    03/06/2019 9:48:11 AM PST · by simpson96 · 34 replies
    Fox29 ^ | 3/5/2019 | Staff
    CENTER CITY (FOX 29) - Video shows Taco Bell employees in an altercation with a customer in Center City. The customer says the employees “snapped” when people complained of long wait times for food. A week after he was beaten up buying tacos, Bryan Reese is speaking out about the incident caught on video the night of Feb. 24. The 32-second clip shows workers wearing Taco Bell uniforms running outside the restaurant near 11th and Chestnut. The video shows Reese getting punched in the ribs while someone else is holding him down. The customer says the employees “snapped” when people...
  • Florida Man Fishes Out WW2 Hand Grenade, Goes to Taco Bell

    01/29/2019 5:34:22 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 69 replies
    nbcmiami.com ^ | 01/28/2019
    The Ocala Police Department said a man who was magnet fishing found a Second World War-era hand grenade and then went to Taco Bell. The central Florida Taco Bell on East Silver Springs Blvd. was evacuated on Saturday after the man told police dispatchers he found the grenade and that it was inside the trunk of his vehicle parked at the fast-food restaurant.
  • Oklahoma man opens fire at Taco Bell after staff forgets his hot sauce

    01/03/2019 9:24:18 AM PST · by Trump20162020 · 25 replies
    Newsweek ^ | January 2, 2019 | Katherine Hignett
    Staff at an Oklahoma branch of Taco Bell were forced to hide out in a locked bathroom in the early hours of New Year’s Eve when a man fired a gun through a drive-thru window over a missing portion of hot sauce. Police said the suspect yelled about the sauce before he fired multiple rounds at the Oklahoma City store, local station KFOR reported. The bullets missed employees, who took shelter as the man left his car and entered the store before “banging around” in the restaurant.
  • Chick-fil-A on track to become No. 3 fast-food chain in US

    12/18/2018 8:15:41 AM PST · by Salman · 70 replies
    NY Post ^ | 12-17-2018 | Lisa Finkescher
    Chick-fil-A is on fire. The fast-growing chicken-sandwich franchise is poised to become the third-largest fast-food chain in the country next year by sales, replacing Subway, according to Kalinowski Equity Research. Chick-fil-A would leapfrog past Taco Bell, Burger King and Wendy’s, the No. 4, 5 and 6 chains respectively, according to the firm.
  • Florida Taco Bell under investigation after sheriff's deputy claims burritos tainted with bleach

    10/01/2018 11:21:23 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 35 replies
    FOX News ^ | 09/27/2018 | By Alexandra Deabler
    A Florida Taco Bell is being investigated after a Lee County sheriff’s deputy claimed he was served burritos that smelled and tasted like bleach. The officer, identified as Deputy Brown, ordered four burritos from the Taco Bell drive-thru on Sunday, WXYZ reports. Brown said he ate two of the burritos on his way to a call and noticed something was off. Brown said he inspected the remaining two burritos, and claimed the exterior paper wrapped around the food smelled like bleach. Soon after eating the burritos, Brown said his tongue started to feel “numb and tingly,” WXYZ reports. The officer...
  • Taco Bell employee fired for refusing to serve English-speaking customer

    09/15/2018 5:03:08 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 52 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 15, 2018 | Louis Casiano
    A Spanish-speaking Taco Bell employee in Florida was let go by the fast food chain after a video circulating on social media this week showed her refusing to serve an English-speaking customer. The video shows the employee at the restaurantÂ’s Hialeah location appearing to become annoyed when customer Alexandria Montgomery tried placing her order in English, the Miami Herald reported. WSVN 7 News âś” @wsvn "No habla ingles!" Hialeah Taco Bell employee fired for refusing to take order from customer who doesn't speak Spanish. Watch full video here: After getting nowhere, Montgomery asks to speak with a manager. The employee,...
  • Taco Bell employee refuses to take order because customer doesn’t speak Spanish

    09/14/2018 1:53:16 PM PDT · by Governor Dinwiddie · 62 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | September 14, 2018 | Mario J. Penton
    A video of an argument with a Taco Bell employee in Hialeah has unleashed a wave of indignation on social media. The incident happened on Wednesday night, when Alexandria Montgomery was trying to place an order — in English — at a Taco Bell drive thru window at 785 East Ninth St. The employee refused to take her order because she wasn’t speaking Spanish ...
  • Kraft recalls Taco Bell cheese dip due to bacteria risk

    07/25/2018 3:23:20 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    WKFN-TV ^ | July 25, 2018
    Kraft Heinz has recalled around 7,000 cases of cheese dip that could potentially lead to botulism. Taco Bell Salsa Con Queso Mild Cheese Dip has shown signs that it could allow for the growth of the bacteria that causes botulism. The potentially fatal form of food poisoning, can cause weakness, dizziness, double vision, and trouble speaking or swallowing. The recall affects 15 oz. jars with “best when used by” dates ranging from October 31, 2018 to January 23, 2019. Consumers who purchased the product should return them to the store for an exchange or refund. No illnesses have been reported.
  • Tattooed customers get 20 percent off at Taco Cabana today

    07/17/2018 2:52:39 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 26 replies
    MYSA.com ^ | 07/17/2018 | By Madalyn Mendoza,
    Got ink? If so, you can get a discount at Taco Cabana today. To celebrate National Tattoo Day, the San Antonio-based chain is offering 20 percent off orders for tatted customers on Tuesday. The offer is valid from 3 p.m. to midnight, according to the company's social media pages. Guests hoping to take advantage of the offer must mention the promotion to the cashier and alcohol is not included.
  • Alabama residents hold candlelight vigil for Taco Bell that burned down

    01/23/2018 3:19:19 PM PST · by Trump20162020 · 21 replies
    WJBK ^ | January 23, 2018 | Staff
    Residents of Montgomery, Alabama said goodbye to a beloved landmark They gathered for a vigil to share their memories of a Taco Bell that is no more. The restaurant burned down last week. Frequent customers took to Facebook saying they were going to have a candlelight vigil to "Stand together in the loss of our beloved Taco Bell."