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I look at that and see a bag of weed as the entree. I wonder if the Nigerians will be lurking

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So......................... DID ANYONE GO TODAY???

 

It's evening time already... Someone should be reporting back!!!

 

 

 

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Just now, TallGuyJohninBKK said:

So......................... DID ANYONE GO TODAY???

 

It's evening time already... Someone should be reporting back!!!

 

 

 

I just came back.  The line stretched around the corner, mostly curious Thais.  Credit marketing.  I went upstairs to Savoey Seafood where I didn't have to wait to be served.

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BTW, I just saw a photo, AND some important info, on their Taco Bell TH Facebook page:

 

The important info:

 

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Taco Bell Thailand Hi! We do not have beef on the menu but our menu has many items Taco Bell is famous for,

NO BEEF???? You gotta be kidding!!!

 

Also, I believe, someone asked them on FB is they have delivery via FoodPanda as yet, and the answer was NO, and only delivery via something I've never heard of called "Get Bike"???

 

And:

 

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They have some videos of the people waiting in line on their FB site, and from the ones I'm seeing, MOST of those waiting in line today seemed to be Thais and/or other Asians.... Saw some, but not many, farangs in the queue.

 

As for the missing beef, this interesting exchange from their FB site:

 

 
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NO BEEF??!! 😡
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Taco Bell Thailand
Taco Bell Thailand Hi David! We have an awesome menu ONLY available in Thailand ! Definitely worth trying 😊
 
--But what's your reason for no beef?
--People do not go to an international franchise to have a localized menu for that country. They go there because what the get in America, is the same they can get in Russia, China, Japan or wherever. Have you NOT learned from McDonald?
 
Taco Bell Thailand
Taco Bell Thailand Our menu has been extensively researched with our Thailand consumers. They have loved it so please come and try it for yourself!


 

 

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No beef? NO BEEF? NO BEEF?

 

Thank god.

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37 minutes ago, pegman said:

No beef? Pass!

 

Some things on their menu, I can handle with chicken or their pulled pork, at least, I think.

 

But other things cry out for ground beef, like their hard shell tacos. Dunno why, that's just what we're accustomed to, I guess.

 

Interesting in addition to no beef and no vegetarian specific choices on their menu, there's also no fish or seafood choices either. Probably aimed at keeping their menu prices down.

 

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no beef? well, you know, they could just use some pulled pork (plenty of pork in Thailand) and call it 'carnitas tacos' and then chortle on facebook about the new addition to the menu exclusive for Thailand...

 

I don't understand as decent ground beef is available at any makro...most of it frozen and imported, however...how can you have yer classic taco shell without ground beef? unthinkable, unknowable and a trick on the unaware that simply wanna be seen queueing up mindlessly on facebook...

 

and a falang shouts in dismay 'ptooie! how can yew expect anyone to eat that shit???!!!' meanwhile someone inscrutably presses the button for urgent security attendance...who then respond with UFSWAT (unruly falang special weapons and tactics)...meanwhile Mr BJ ponders and a draconian adjustment to immigration policy is declared so that the situation is in hand, 800000 tacos per year or on yer bike and clear off...later to have scenes by human rights organization of thai orphans munching inconsolately on tacos on internet screens thruout the world...

 

 

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4 hours ago, tutsiwarrior said:

I don't understand as decent ground beef is available at any makro...most of it frozen and imported, however...how can you have yer classic taco shell without ground beef? unthinkable, unknowable and a trick on the unaware that simply wanna be seen queueing up mindlessly on facebook...

 

I'm guessing, it's one or a combination of two things:

 

1. they think that Thai customers, who they presume to be their main market, overall aren't interested in eating beef.

 

2. despite being available, beef here certainly is going to be more expensive than pork or chicken, and they want to keep their menu prices down and profit up....

 

I dunno... when Thais are visiting/traveling/studying in the U.S. and come across Taco Bell, are they passing on the beef menu items and ordering chicken tacos instead??  Very strange....

 

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38 minutes ago, ricklev said:

No beans and no beef.  Interesting decisions.

 

http://tacobellglobal.co/thailand/english/#sourcing

 

 

WOW!!!!!   Good find... and BAD news!!!

 

1. Taco Bell without Beef AND Beans is NOT Taco Bell!!!

 

2. Onions and lettuce from Thailand AND CHINA is not reassuring....

 

3. And curious, why chicken from Thailand but pork from Australia???  Something going on with Thai pork that we don't know about???

 

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Interesting... read the comments and customer review sections on the Taco Bell Thailand FB page....

 

There's A LOT of farang customers asking... where's the beef... But... also a lot of Thai customers/FB users asking exactly the same question and complaining!

 

Just by my rough count, I'd say the number of Thai posters there complaining about the absence of beef outnumbers the number of Thai posters making favorable comments....

 

So clearly we're not the only ones unhappy about the menu choices "Taco Thailand" has made.

 

 

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And another thing I was afraid of....

 

Nacho sauce or melted Velveeta or whatever... instead of real cheese (at least on this dish)

 

I presume they're using shredded cheese on their tacos, but dunno if it's real cheese or the pasteurized fake cheese kind of stuff.

 

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