- Blink-182 frontman Mark Hoppus may have just discovered Taco Bell’s upcoming menu item.
- After tweeting about his disappointment over Taco Bell’s lack of french fries, the fast food chain responded with “That just might change soon.”
- Taco Bells in Canada serve four different types of fries, making the possibility of them being added to the menu even more likely.
Ask, and you shall receive. In the Twitter-verse, this is kind of true, especially when you @ a brand and you’re also a celebrity. Mindy Kaling tweeted about McDonald’s so much she eventually starred in an ad for the brand. Chrissy Teigen documented her Jack in the Box saga and the fast food chain came to her rescue. And Blink-182 frontman Mark Hoppus might have just caused Taco Bell to speed up a very exciting new menu addition.
Hoppus took to Twitter last week to discuss which is better – Taco Bell or Del Taco. Since Taco Bell doesn’t have french fries, it became a real Sophie’s Choice, as the “All The Small Things” singer put it. Twitter fans pointed out that you could get Taco Bell and then drive to another fast food place for fries, but that’s a whole lot of work.
Luckily, Taco Bell’s Twitter team took notice of Hoppus’s tweet and sent back a cryptic (but hopeful) response:
Considering the extensive array of food Taco Bell does serve – Kit Kat Quesadillas, fried chicken chips, and Cheetos burritos included – it’s surprising something as basic as fries isn’t already on the menu, Tex-Mex be damned.
While Taco Bell hasn’t served plain fries yet, they have experimented with chili-cheese-fry-stuffed grillers and loaded nacho fries, so it’s not totally out of the question. Also, in case you need another reason to head north (hi, Mr. Trudeau), Canada Taco Bells serve FOUR different kinds of fries, plain included.
We reached out to Taco Bell for official comment and will update the story as we know more.
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