Let’s taco ‘bout Taco Bell opening its first Brisbane store this weekend

Let’s taco ‘bout Taco Bell opening its first Brisbane store this weekend

If you’ve ever made the trek to the US of A, odds are you would be aware of a little ol’ place called Taco Bell. Even if you’ve never seen it in the flesh, the iconic Mexican restaurant chain’s influence is peppered throughout pop culture. Quite frankly our hearts skipped a beat when we heard that Brisbane would be getting its very own version of the fast food giant but make no mistake – this ain’t no carbon copy of the American joint. Opening in Annerley on Saturday November 4, Taco Bell will be bringing a wave of Cali-Mex delights to our shores.

The Taco Bell dining model is built around innovation – think flavours and formats of Mexican food with a unique spin (hard taco inside a soft taco – genius!). The flagship Brisbane eatery will feature some signature favourites from the American chain as well as some Aussie-only surprises, all cooked with locally sourced produce and meats. In a departure from its overseas counterparts, the Brisbane store will be going more fancy with its fit-out. The Cali-inspired digs have been designed with a Queensland influence in mind, featuring plenty of indoor and outdoor seating coupled with striking visual elements and less obvious branding. An open kitchen provides patrons with the chance to see the culinary magic happening before their eyes, and there will be a drive-thru for all of the times when you can’t tear yourself away from your trackies.

The Taco Bell opening day celebrations are set to be as irresistible as the restaurant’s food offering. As well as being amongst the first people in the country to taste the goods, there will be free tastings and exclusive merch giveaways on the day – because wearing your nachos on your sleeve is a powerful move. That’s not all – you can have a shot at winning free Taco Bell for an entire year, son. One thing’s for sure, this day promises to be Juan in a million (okay, we’ll stop now).

Ready to munch on some Mex? You can enjoy the delights of Taco Bell from Saturday November 4.

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