Taco Bell – for the love for Mexican food

When I visit a restaurant  somewhere the marketer in me is always looking for the details beyond just the food, menu  and store layout. And for the first time i realized these guys have got it better than most others in this league.

Sometimes the simplicity in details and thought of putting all of it out there makes more difference than the fancy jagrans.

We entered the store with the idea of picking our lunch and quickly moving out, We knew we are not going to have it in the store but there speed to deliver made us sit and have it and thats when i got engaged with the interesting stuff  in the  store communication.

You will get to see a lot of mention of this phrase  “Live Mas ”  where mas is a spanish word meaning “more” and this was introduced for taco bell in 2012 when they replaced their existing tag line “Yo Quiero Taco Bell.” that meant ” think outside of bun.” This is engraved across the store and even on the tissue papers (check the first pic ). And even the earlier tag line was so apt, but lets have more for now.

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Making pronunciation easy 

Most of us might have felt  difficult when we have come across this word “”Quesadilla”, well to be frank I could not pronounce it right in the first go years back when I first came across this word and look how they have placed it in hindi loud and clear , when you ll look at this wall you ll definitely pronounce this at least once as i did in your head. And hindi made it sound  more interesting. They have done the same with Taco, Nacho & Buritto.

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*This photo is picked from Zomato 

Order made easy 

If you are on the counter placing the order , here is the complete guide for you on how to make your order. if its your first time to the store  this is going to be a great help to you. Check the pic under for steps and you are sorted

  1. Pick your product – Taco/ Burrito / Quesadilla /Chalupa (read it in hind or english as your prefer)
  2. Choose your filling : from vegetarian to non veg 3  options in each.
  3. Choose your sauce : just 3 options so that you are less confused.
  4. Select a side : from 4 options

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Menu right up there on the wall, though i felt it was on a height but then its okay.

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Offer board 

There was this place where the paper rolled down from a pulley and it made me curious what is it, when I checked with the staff it’s actually a notice board on which they flash the offer of the day whenever there is one. (Marketing people will understand that gives the store so much independence to write stuff and make it interesting, may be a spot to let the store employees show off their creative writing ) . But indeed a good placement just right to the counter and minimising printing cost as well.

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Follow us 

Right on the wall , all four social handles sign with the handle name – @tacobellIndia

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Wall of History 

The walls speak of the history of the store and another wall marks the location as Nehru place and not misses to highlight the current India Locations. Smart.

1954 – Glen Bell started Bell’s Drive in and Taco Tia in San Bernardino.

1962 – First Taco bell Restaurant opened in Downey,  CA

2010 – Taco bell opens in Delhi, Mumbai & Bangalore

2016 – Taco Bell opens at Nehru place. (we checked it out after a year of launch )

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Right sitting with perfect foot rest

thats exactly what you need for your happy feet while you indulge in delicious food.just perfect height for both the and right placement

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Hard Drink Menu guide 

A dedicated counter with the options of Hard drinks up there to help you decide in a quick pick.

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Lets get to food we had on this visit

  • Bell Rice Bowl – Mexican Paneer 

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  • A Taco Slidder – Bean, paneer & Fajita Veggies

Perfectly crisp outside and juicy loaded with veggies on inside. Taco slider for me is what comes to my mind when i think of Taco.

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  • A Soft Chocolate shake – to treat the sweet-tooth in me

Perfectly sweet and thick with just the right balance of chocolate ice cream, dont go for it if you dont have a sweet tooth.

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  • Loaded Nachos- Veg 

when the toppings on nachos does not kill the crisp thats when you just love it as you crack it out in your mouth, and this was just perfect.

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And now the most important thing, we were done with our lunch in just 20 minutes that included our clicking pictures and bothering the attendant multiple times to seek clarity on a lot of things. Isn’t its seriously fast food luncheon.

If you love mexican fast food then this is definitely the place which you should check out , good food , nice ambience and great pricing with just the right quantities to stuff you up.

TACO Bell – Rings the mexican food bells for your taste buds. so go Explore.

Taco Bell Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

Everything Nice and Sweet – NIICE CREAM

 

It’s not about the Destination , It’s about the Journey to get there ” and this is probably so true in this case when you can have so much fun in the journey of placing the order to watching your order being made, a true delight to your eyes and senses.

I have been to the Saket store before, but this visit was way more interesting as i could thankfully explore much beyond their ice creams – the flavors, the innovative products and wide range of offering from this Brand.

 

And now having experienced Niice cream in this depth I can strongly recommend Niice cream to anyone and everyone who loves ice creams. and if thats not your reason enough then answer the following to yourself.

You must visit NIICE Cream 

  • if you have a sweet tooth
  • if you are a dessert lover
  • if you love ice creams 
  • if you love experiments with ice cream
  • if you want to eat what astronauts eat 
  • if you want to taste what liquid nitrogen does to your ice cream that you can’t get in any normal ice cream
  • if you wish to have a sugar-free ice cream
  • if you wish to see your ice cream made right in front of your eyes within 60 seconds.
  • if you love to pick up from a variety of options from color to toppings to flavors.
  • If you love Banta and experiments with Banta
  • If you never had ice creams with Liquor in it (Whiskey , wine , vodka and margarita )
  • If you Love ice cream shakes
  • If you like to check out some cool flavors of Bubble tea

If you love any of the above then this place awaits you to tingle you with taste and an experience that would stay on your palate for a little longer.

Now let’s have a look on stuff that Niice Offers with a smile

Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream : 

The name “NIICE Cream ” has its inspiration from the ingredient Liquid nitrogen and the ice creams made from this does not have (water crystals ) rather it converts the milk to cream chilled at -196 degree farenheit. And the best part is you can play with your ice cream from picking up a variant as Cream or sugar-free, from a normal to premium range, adding the color of your choice and topping/ toppings of your choice.Lets have a quick look at few ice creams which I and my talli gang tried their hands on. (My tasting is limited to non alcoholic ones ).

You can also check the NIICE CREAM Saket Review for more details around Liquid Nitrogen Ice creams – Click here 

Alcoholic NIICE Creams : All of these ice creams has around 20 ml of liquor

Purple Ray : This is a blueberry cheese ice cream that is infused with wine.

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Rum & Raisin : The raisins have a one night stand with rum and this is how they create an amazing taste in the morning with the ice cream.

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Irish Whisky : The ice cream that has 20 ml of whiskey in it , may be not make you hight but still it ll hit you thats the feedback my gang shared.

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Mangonita : Its a combination of mango flavor ice cream with margrehita thats why named as MangoNita

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Non Alcoholic Niice Creams : these were all something i loved relishing and yet my favorite remains #NaughtyNutella & Mango.

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Naughty Nutella 

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Ferrero Rochers Ice Cream

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Blueberry cheese Cream

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The best part about these ice creams are their texture which is super creamy and because which the consistency of the ice cream is really nice, you dont mind sipping off the dipping ice cream.

Bubble Teas 

Now what is a Bubble tea, A bubble Tea is basically a fruit that is dried and powdered and then infused in a tea, which is then added to a Milk based drink. So why it is called a bubble tea, well because a tea base is shaken with a fruit syrup and here it is the dried fruits along with jelly like chewy balls  of that fruit ice blended in milk.So basically these are fruit flavored teas with or without milk but definitely with jelly beans.

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Vanilla Bubble Tea 

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Honey Dew Bubble Tea 

Niice Burger 

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Well this is not something very new but a combination of ice cream and freshly made waffles and the taste is amazing, the waffle base gives the warmth and is a perfect pick if you are sensitive to cold / ice. The ice cream in the centre gives that extra smoothness to this combination that it kind of melts in your mouth. A definite pick if you love experiments with ice cream

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TRDLO  Rolls 

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One of the best ever had combination of ice cream with a roll, Trdlo are freshly baked cinnamon rolled tapped with ice cream and topping of your choice. As the rolls are freshly baked so they are slightly warm and with ice cream that’s slightly cold, probably the best ever i had. And again this is a great pick if you are here with your kids.And now this is my favorite too.

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Nargis faakri is seen eating this in movie rockstar.

 

Magical Dots Ice Cream 

Now this is the Ice cream of future as thats what the astronauts have in the space, its colorful dots that crackle in your mouth while you eat and have a bubble gum flavor, its almost like having popcorns.Also referred to as the Ice Cream of future. This only stays for 30 seconds and then it starts melting so if you are having this than you need to finish it before it melts.Probably you can only found it here in NIICE Cream

And it is made in the central kitchen and all through stored in dry ice so definitely high on maintenance.

Milk Shakes

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The presentations says it all and dont miss to literally lick out this chocolate indulgence from your shake jar, its fun.

 

Banta 

These are really nice variations of Banta available at a starting price of Rs. 80/- and one can pick from the many flavors available from paan to kalla khatta , rangila aam panna to santa banta etc.

Overall it was a great experience exploring the entire range of mouth-watering desserts and beverages at this store. A a visit to this is a true delight for dessert lovers. Small set up but great menu and experients with ice creams.

Whats more : They also do party catering for full on liquor ice creams and shakes (No Bakery ) , so if you wanna have all this Liquid nitrogen fun in your party , invite them over and have FUN.

 

Niice Cream Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato