Folks, there's a reason that whenever we had something from Taco Bell that needed reviewing, that Mike did them all. He had a love for Taco Bell that Josh and I have never had. Sure, there's been times where I found myself in need of some late night food at low, low prices and they hit the spot. But to be honest, I would say a good 85% of the time I visit a Taco Bell, I leave saying I doubt I'll ever come back.
Well, then some of our readers started asking us to review the Bacon Club Chalupa $5 box and the new Cap'n Crunch Delights. With Mike now retired from the food blogging game, it has fallen on me. So I headed down to my local Taco Bell with this image of the Bacon Club Chalupa $5 box in my head...
|WHAT A DEAL! Look how pretty it is!|
And...well...after I order, and then wait twenty minutes for my food, this is what they hand to me...
All I can think of is, "Well, here we go again."
No cool box. No pretty looking food. Just a bunch of junk wrapped up in paper and slam dunked onto a plastic tray. Do I really care that much about the box? I guess not? But with my already low expectations I feel like this is just a warning of things to come! But let's take a look...
|Don't worry, gang. The bacon is under this, I'm sure!|
|Yeah I think I see some bacon there!...right?|
|That's a lot of bacon there...|
|Oh, cool. One piece of chicken and some bacon bits.|
Next up we have the Cap'n Crunch Delights! Now, I'm a big Cap'n Crunch fan. To this day I can take down a box of Crunch Berries with the best of them. However, I think I know what to expect from these because of their Cinnabon Delights. The first couple you eat are the best thing that's ever happened to you. Then you quickly want to die because they are just little goo filled grease balls. But...let's give these a try!
These came out piping hot and the first thing I notice is that they smell incredibly like Cap'n Crunch Berries. That's because each one is covered in what appears to be the dust from a box of that cereal. They finally found a use for it! So right out the gate they smell like a Cap'n Crunch pastry should. So I pop the first one in my mouth...
And a blast of hot goo shoots out. It's greasy and sweet and the Cap'n Dust mixes in for a great flavor. But at the same time I'm a little grossed out. There were four in the little bag. After my third one I was like Starlord in the following gif:
But I won't be too hard on them. They are tasty as long as you don't eat too many. I know you're tempted to get the big pack, but my friend, stick with that four pack. Hell, even give one to a pal to try so you don't eat all four and you'll walk away happy. I give the Taco Bell Cap'n Crunch Delights a C! Tasty, warm and sweet, covered in Cap'n Crunch dust, but the downside is they quickly make you feel like you want your stomach pumped out.
Taco Bell, I'm helping you out here. I redid one of your ads to make it a bit more truthful. Feel free to use it if you'd like.
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