Couple takes prom photos at Taco Bell, making hearts warmer than Diablo sauce

Riley Papile never wanted to forget her Senior Prom. So the Hatboro-Horsham High School student snagged a photographer—Rachel Beck—and arranged to have photos taken with her girlfriend, Abby Creneti. They traveled to “iconic locations around their hometown,” reports Insider, before Beck announced that she had a…

With Nacho Fries, Taco Bell enters—and dominates—the French fry game

Loyalties to fast food French fries run deep. But for all the love they garner, few fast food chains have made attempts to innovate. There’s Wendy’s, which in 2010 switched to a fry made from skin-on Russet potatoes and added sea salt. But that’s about it. Burger King’s chicken fries isn’t even a fry. It seems as if…

Taco Bell fan picks favorite restaurant for glamorous maternity photo shoot 

We’ve seen the soft-focus, pastel-washed pregnancy photos on Facebook. The faux-rustic “we just happen to sit on bales of hay and touch my belly a lot” angle is also increasingly popular. But Georgia mom-to-be Kristin Johnston wasn’t feeling those for her maternity photo shoot. She took her baby bump to Taco Bell.

Google’s top 2017 calorie searches reveal giant Big Macs and Unicorn Frappuccinos 

As we keep exploring these 2017 Google Top 10 search lists, more characteristics about the average American eater/drinker begin to emerge. For example, the list of the Top 10 searches under “calories” shows that while these searchers may have eaten some crappy food, at least they were doing the research on it.

Last Call: Cemetery cider, Taco Bell Thanksgiving, and 48 minutes of bebop fury

A couple ferments homemade cider from apples they find in a Brooklyn cemetery, which is relevant to all of my interests and should definitely be set to a Smiths soundtrack. I’d love to taste this cider in the cemetery itself, among the headstones and trees. A handful of cidermakers around the country sell commercial…

Taco Bell’s fried chicken chalupa isn’t as outrageous as it sounds

So I’ve decided to go into the fast food menu development business. It seems pretty easy. Here are some free ideas: McDonald’s adds French fries to its Big Mac and calls it the “Pittsburgh Mac.” How about the McLandSeaAir? A Quarter Pounder with a Filet-O-Fish and McChicken patty layered in. For KFC, a fried chicken…