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The Volcano Taco

Stopped at TB yesterday and got one. As with all of their other ads, the one for this product is equally dumb (and also targeted towards a demographic 20 years younger than myself). However....although it is not the end-all-be-all of fiery spice that the ad claims it is (what else is new), it is MUCH better than the regular TB taco.

The cheese had a cheddar flavor to it, the lettuce was green and leafy, the shell was crisp and not chewy and greasy....what are the odds of that ever happening again?

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  1. I'm not sure I enjoy the red food dye, but it definitely gets your attention.

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    1. re: Chew on That

      I finally tried this - it's not spicy at first, until you get to the cheese. Then it has a slight kick but nothing untolerable!

    2. Like most of their "new products", don't get too attached...b/c if it's not a smash success, they'll terminate it post haste.

      See my post in: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/516236. I tried the new Bacon Club Chalupa, it was great but then quickly "terminated" ala Ahhhnold Governator!

      They do it all the time, just like Trader Joes! Even though TJ's doesn't do it meet short-term marketing budgets like TB.

      1. Here's a good review from one of my new favorite blogs.

        http://fastfoodcritic.com/fast-food-r...

        1. I tried one last week. Of all things, it was relatively bland.

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          1. re: jlawrence01

            Haven't tried one but I do enjoy their frozen mango strawberry drinks.

          2. I tried it today. Eh. It is hotter than their usual fare but nowhere near as spicy as their ad would want you to think. Definitely not the stuff of macho challenges. I don't think I'd call it bland, more like uninteresting.