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The waffle taco is dead. Long live the biscuit taco.

Taco Bell’s latest creation is the Biscuit Taco. It tested in places like San Antonio, Atlanta, and Los Angeles last year and it’s rolling out nationwide on March 26th complete with a biscuit shell, egg, cheese, your choice of chicken or sausage and jalapeño honey dipping sauce.

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You’ve probably had bacon on your pizza, but now Little Caesars is wrapping bacon around your pizza. This limited-time offering is a regular deep-dish pizza with 3.5 feet of bacon wrapped around the crust. From USA Today:

“Every time you take a bite out of the crust, you’ll get bacon,” says David Scrivano, CEO at Little Caesars. The pizza also comes with pepperoni and has bacon sprinkled on top. The promotion replaces the chain’s Soft Pretzel Crust Pizza.

Now, all you have to do is order your bacon-wrapped pizza with extra bacon topping and your heart attack for dinner will be complete.

(via Consumerist)

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KFC may have gone a step too far with its latest creation. The Double Down Dog features a hot dog drizzled with cheese that is then sandwiched in a fried chicken bun. This follow-up to the Double Down Sandwich is being sold in super limited quantities. Participating stores appear to be limited to the Philippines at the moment, and each restaurant will be allowed to sell only 50 each day through January 27th.

See Also: The KFC Double Down Has Evolved Into Something Even More Insane

At this point, KFC has no plans to bring the hot dog to the U.S.

See a picture of the real deal after the break along with a list of participating locations.

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I like potato chips. They’re salty and crunchy and incredibly tasty. The owners of Simply Crispy in Belfast also like chips and have opened a cafe where every sandwich is full of them. The idea for the cafe came to Andrew McMenamin after he read a story in The Ulster Fry. He then changed the name of his existing place, The Wee Cafe, into Simply Crisps. Customers can select the bread and the variety of chips they want to stuff it with. Apparently, the most popular selection so far is a soft, floury “bap” roll with cheese and onion chips.

If you’re looking for carbs, they’ve got you covered.

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Taco Bell introduced a mobile order app back in October and it’s already been downloaded 1.4 million times. That’s cause for celebration, so the fast food chain is giving away free Doritos Locos Tacos with any purchase made with the app in the month of January. The #Onlyintheapp offer gives one free Doritos Locos Taco with every purchase while supplies last.

(via QSRWeb)

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Oh, Pizza Hut, we already loved you and now this? They’ve introduced a crust that is covered with Doritos. They’ve also stuffed that crust with mozzarella cheese. You can only get this awesome concoction in Australia, unless the Pizza Hut people take pity on us and bring it to the US. It’s definitely more exciting that some of the new stuff on their menu.

Pretty please, Pizza Hut, can we have Doritos pizza crust?

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Pizza Hut wants to make it easier for you to figure out what to order by reading your mind, or at least your eyes. They’re currently testing a retina-scanning system that will scan your eyes as they roam over the menu and pick up on the items where your eyes linger. A “subconscious menu” if you will.

So if you’re thinking about extra cheese, the system will notice and make the choice for you. Make sure you don’t linger on the anchovies.

See the video after the break.

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Japan has lots of cat cafes (like this Studio Ghibli cat cafe), and now we finally have one in the US. Cat Town Cafe is now open in Oakland, California. Owners Ann Dunn of Cat Town Adoptions and Adam Myatt want it to be a place where people can relax with their cats and maybe even find one to adopt. According to the website:

The Cat Town Cafe will feature an area called the Cat Zone, where our cats will be free roaming and available for adoption. Visitors can spend up to an hour in the Cat Zone, and free walk-ins are welcome as space allows. For a $10 donation, you can make a Cat Zone Reservation ahead of time, which ensures your visiting time is available, and supports a great cause.

If you’re in the Oakland, California area, make a reservation to hang out with some cats and maybe even take one home.

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If you’ve ever felt the pressure of having to order so quickly that you don’t get exactly what you want at Taco Bell, then you’re going to love their newly introduced mobile ordering app. It lets you place your order exactly the way you want beforehand. From the press release:

Customize. Order. Pay. All from the new app. Now you can easily select a local Taco Bell, customize your favorite items and pay for your order. No need to select a pickup time. We make your food when you arrive so that it’s hot and just-prepared. Then skip the in-store line like you own the place. Plus, reordering your favorites is as easy as a twist of the wrist.

The app also knows when you’re almost at the store so you don’t have to stick to a time. Order lunch at 11AM and if you don’t manage to get a break until 12:15, your food will still be ready at the right time.

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This McDonald’s shaped like a lunchbox was a pop-up that appeared in Melbourne, Australia to promote some new additions to the menu including four new wraps and a new salad. Those who happen by the lunchbox location will be able to try Mini Steak Taster Wraps. It’ll be in Melbourne through Friday and then heading on to Perth, Adelaide, and Sydney.

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