Taco Bell Wants to Make ‘Mexican’ the Next Global Fast Food

Taco Bell, which started as a small restaurant in Los Angeles County in 1962, has grown to more than 6,000 outlets—of which roughly 95 percent are in the U.S. Now the chain plans to take what it calls “Mexican-inspired” cuisine to the rest of the world, with plans to add 1,300 international locations by the … Read more

Taco king Larry Cano who brought Mexican cuisine to US masses dies at 90

Larry J Cano, the founder of the El Torito restaurant chain that helped popularize guacamole, fajitas and margaritas with the US masses, has died at age 90. His former longtime assistant Lee Healy confirmed Cano’s death to the Associated Press on Monday. He died of pancreatic cancer last Wednesday at his home in Corona Del … Read more