Taco-Flavored Doritos Are Insulting

Categories: Taco Trail

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I had wanted to write a review of the limited-edition taco-flavored Doritos when Frito-Lay released them for the Super Bowl. Alas, I wasn't quick enough and missed out on the special. Or so I thought until my wife came home with a bag of the stuff. Splashed across the top left corner are the words, "It's Back," but in modernized packaging as part of the permanent line. Not the retro design -- sombrero included -- of the bags available earlier this year.

They tasted of the stale hard-shell tortillas found in the "Hispanic" or "Mexican" aisle of the local mega mart, enhanced only by a dusty covering that is redolent of border desert sand. A slight salsa taste and tang at the back of the mouth.

I had wanted to love them, wanted to take a pleasant trip down memory lane to when as a skate-rat teen I would rip open a bag of Doritos, fill my 32-ounce red Carl's Jr. cup with Cherry Coke and play Nintendo after a session of skating with my crew. Try as I might, after eating the whole bag, the taco-flavored Doritos were still a terrible product, insulting to the idea of the taco.

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Mo
Mo

No kidding man, comparing this to an actual taco is going to ruin it for sure.  this was the greatest Doritos flavor to ever be.  In a world of snack food that is fairly disgusting and dangerous to one's end, Taco Flavor is quite simply sublime.  you can't over-think a thing like this

Ne79thave
Ne79thave

these are not the qriginal taco flavor! they did not have sour cream! i called frito-lay and a lady told me they guessed at the flavor and it was as close as they could get.at holloween a couple of years ago they came out in a black bag, those were the "original" taco flavor.

Titus Groan
Titus Groan

So you hated them...but you ate the whole bag???

Rooster
Rooster

Love me some Taco Doritos!

Kergos Ass
Kergos Ass

Taco Doritos are the greatest flavor of all time...that and the original plain Doritos.When I was a kid a bag of plain doritos and a jar of cheese whiz was my Cowboy game watching eating habit...I was 9 or 10...good old days when the Roger the Dodger was building Americas Team!

JeRsEy JiM
JeRsEy JiM

While I am a Giants fan I still had to like your post. I came across this 'article' when google'ing Taco Doritos and must agree that they are the greatest flavor of all time. The author must be on crack!

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