Dear Taco Bell, This is How It's Done: The Bacon Taco Shell

Categories: Whimsy, food porn

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Via Reddit / User KissMeAlice
Down at SXSW this past week, which was pretty well Cool Ranchified with junk-food advertisements, one of the day parties was sponsored by The Bell. They were giving away free Doritos Locos tacos by the crate. Sounds fantastic, right?

The problem, of course, is the Doritos Locos taco shells carry the same flavor as the top flap of a Banker's Box®. There are only so many a person can tolerate sober. And so, Taco Bell, I say you are doing it wrong.

Cruising Reddit's glorious food page this morning illuminates who's doing it very, very right. The above, of course: The Bacon Taco Shell. Can't you just hear the crisp bite through the bacon? Taco Bell 0, Random Person on Reddit 1.

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cp
cp

Wow, so many bacon haters on here!

twinwillow
twinwillow

My arteries just had a look at that bacon thing and immediately got a hard-on.

LearnHowToSpell
LearnHowToSpell

artery's ... really?

twinwillow
twinwillow

Well, excuse the shit out of me, professor know it all. I've corrected the spelling of arteries. So now you'll be able to get a decent nights sleep.

mark
mark

 Oh. I'm a fool.

mark zero (Jason)
mark zero (Jason)

Sign up for an account, so the system knows which posts are yours.

mark
mark

 How do you edit your posts?!

NewsDog
NewsDog

That's what happens when the bacon lust takes over.

mark
mark

Also, narwhal at midnight.

LisaK
LisaK

Ick.  That makes me sick just looking at it. 

Titus Groan
Titus Groan

See, the thing is to make the shell, the bacon has to be fried crispier than I prefer.  Love the thought but the execution wouldn't taste good.

Mewkins
Mewkins

The cook that posted that pic said she microwaved overlapping pieces for 3 minutes then took them out and wrapped them over a form of some sort. After a few minutes the bacon hardened. If that's the case it may not be too crispy.

 

NewsDog
NewsDog

It's BACON.Oh glorious bacon.   

therrick
therrick

Sounds and looks just awful.

Deusinvictus
Deusinvictus

What are you talking about. Sounds and looks fantastic

therrick
therrick

 It looks like a turd wrapped in a turd.

Scruffygeist
Scruffygeist

**Rabble rabble** calories **rabble** clogged arteries **rabble rabble** fast food sucks **rabble** where's my overpriced cocktail?

Nick R.
Nick R.

I ONLY drink over priced cocktails. Rimmed with foie gras. Served in sausage glass.

cp
cp

And one of those meat stick straws...

mynameisURL
mynameisURL

Um... yeah... about that meatstick....

Not a straw, dude.

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