Go away Waffle Taco (Cat hissing sound here) (Courtesy)
Sigh. I had hoped this breakfast abomination would stay in California where it was first tested last year. But, no, the Waffle Taco will hit nationwide Taco Bells by month's end. By March 27, San Antonio Taco Bells will be equipped with weirdly shaped sausages and even stranger waffle shells. Let's not make this a thing, SA. Let's drive this bastardized taco back to its West Coast shores.
Even so, marketing will surely amp up in the next few weeks. Thin, fun-loving, ultra-gorgeous teens will pimp out the Waffle Taco and its buddies, the AM Crunch Wrap and the AM Grilled Taco, but I'm pretty sure we're not going to fall for it in the Alamo City. Here's why:
The Roscoe with waffles, egg, chicken and bacon from Torchy's on the right. (Courtesy)
Listen, I'm not opposed to Waffle Tacos, I had something similar at Torchy's in Austin during South by Southwest last year. Hell, I recreated the Swanson breakfast sandwich made famous by the Chicago Bagel Authority during Single Awareness Day in 2013. Sure, I'll forgive the handful of San Antonians that try the Waffle Taco and the other two Horsemen of the Foodpocalypse, but making it a habit, which Taco B is hoping for, is just ...so not puro it hurts.