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Taco Bell Competitor Resigned to Fact It Now Has to Offer a Cheetos Burrito

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On fire.Photo: Taco Johns

Taco John's, a generally sensible Wyoming-based fast-food chain, has seemingly given in to the same crazed Frito-Lay-ification that's affected Taco Bell's recent menu experiments by going and adding Flamin' Hot Cheetos to its standard chorizo burrito. In a cross-promotional effort that doubles as social media advertising conscription, burrito eaters who use a special hashtag are eligible to win free Potato Ol├ęs for a year, so it's unclear if that's better or worse than the "grand" prize for KFC's big new Double Down contest, which is a measly $500. [Restaurant News, Related]


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