Welcome to Fast Food Flashback where we are Guilty Eats stroll down memory lane and look back some fast food Menu items may have disappeared but will never be forgotten. This time, we focus on an item people remember from Taco Bell.
Bacon is something that is never too much on the menu. You really will never hear someone walk into a restaurant and say “What, is all this place has to offer bacon? Get out of here!” That’s never going to happen and if someone says that to you, walk away.
So it should come as no surprise that back in the 1990s and early 2000s, Taco Bell decided to focus entirely on bacon. Their menu was filled to the brim and the focal point was their “Sizzlin Bacon Menu” promotion.
It includes several new items, some of which we may talk about in future Fast Food Flashback columns. But today we are here to discuss how great it is Taco Soft BLT. That’s right. Taco Bell at one point featured bacon, lettuce, and tender tomatoes.
BLT Soft Taco from Taco Bell is delicious in taco form.
Like its name suggests, the BLT Soft Taco includes bacon, lettuce, and tomatoes on a flour bun along with cheddar cheese and club sauce. And yes, every part of that sentence sounds so good that we almost can’t stand it.
And it’s only 99 cents! If you have a twenty on you, you can walk away from your local Taco Bell with a bag full of stuff and still have change for a soft drink. Great.
We just couldn’t figure out what was even more confusing. It wasn’t until the 1990s that Taco Bell realized that putting bacon in a warm soft tortilla was like a license to print money or they actually had the guts to take it off the menu.
Because that’s exactly what happened. After the promotion took place, BLT Soft Taco was sent to the fast food graveyard, never to be seen again. The fact that Taco Bell never brought the item back for a return engagement is shocking. Because if they did, it would be an instant hit.
It’s bacon. On a taco. How could that lead to anything but happiness and joy?
If you want to see BLT Soft Taco back, go to social media and let Taco Bell know. Who knows, maybe it will come back. Because there’s always room for more bacon in the world.
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