Food You Want: Taco Bell's Doritos Locos Taco
When Taco Bell thinks outside the bun, it sometimes involves adding in a beloved junk food staple. You know, because it's not bad enough you're eating junk from Taco Bell, but you need to have it enhanced with junk made by Frito-Lay, who are part of PepsiCo, who happen to be Taco Bell's parent company.
While you can drive on through a local Bell and pick up that Beefy Crunch Burrito you "quiero," (it's stuffed with Flamin' Hot Fritos, mmmm!), you'll have to make a run for the Toledo, Ohio border to get a taco with a shell made from Nacho Cheese Doritos.
Toledo, Ohio is one of the test markets for the product, called Doritos Locos Tacos. While it's been spotted this month, a video from July 2010 has surfaced showing a lucky diner sampling the sought-after product.
"It's everything I expected and more," says the guy who has just taken a bite of the bright orange taco shell. A moment later he laughs: "Everything here is bad for you. It's good."
While that shell is, indeed, all Dorito, be warned: That beef isn't necessarily all beef.