Taco Bell opens futuristic two-story drive-thru complete with food elevators

Taco Bell is kicking off summertime with a redesigned push-via plucked suitable out of an episode of “The Jetsons.”

On Tuesday, the Mexican-impressed fast-food chain declared that its most recent large-tech, two-story site, “Taco Bell Defy,” will open up doorways this 7 days. Buyers browsing the Brooklyn Park, Minnesota spot can be expecting to roll up to the drive-thru place and locate by themselves encounter-to-deal with with video know-how and a little meals elevator fairly than an worker outfitted with a headset.

The new location’s most distinguished element involves 4 drive-through lanes where customers can have pickup orders dropped to their automobiles via a cylindrical “proprietary vertical elevate.” Image the vacuum tube at financial institution push-thrus, but for your Mexican Pizza.

Shoppers at Taco Bell Defy decide on up orders from a

“Taco Bell Defy is an incredible innovation for our brand name, and just one which is meeting

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Opinion: Let’s Replace Banned Flavored Tobacco with Healthy Fare in San Diego’s ‘Food Deserts’

A street in City Heights
A street corner market in City Heights, one of San Diego’s food deserts. Photo by Megan Wood /inewsource

The passage of a flavored tobacco ban in the city of San Diego is good news for public health. It could be particularly good news for San Diegans living in communities where independently owned food markets and liquor stores affiliated with the Neighborhood Market Association are the primary source of groceries.

That’s because the city council’s 7-2 vote to outlaw flavored e-cigarettes and flavored tobacco products presents a timely opportunity for neighborhood markets — located in “food deserts” stretching across the city’s urban core — to fill empty stores shelves once stocked with brands like Juul, Blu, Camel, and Marlboro with foods and beverages that promote healthy, equitable and resilient communities.

Food deserts are residential communities with limited access to healthy, nutritious food. These underserved regions are primarily low-income communities of color

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