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Why did Taco Bell leave Poland?


polkamaiac  
12 Nov 2009 /  #31
It could be the lack of loyal customers .To have a good business running ,you need a good customer base to keep returning and buying your products.I know I will never go back to Taco Bell after seeing a worker in the backroom mixing ground meat in a plastic bucket with a drill and paint mixer attachment !!!!!That was a little too much for me.Never went back since.
sledz 23 | 2,250  
12 Nov 2009 /  #32
If it's TX-MX what they serve in the US and if the authentic food contains brains, intestines or stomachs and the like, then I indeed prefer the TX-MX food yes.

Dude, she really doesnt have a clue as to whats shes talking about...again

Tx-Mx is in the southern US, We have restaurants that serve all the normal dishes such as Enchiladas,Tortas , Tostadas, Burritos, fajitias, guacamole and salsa etc..

As for the sesos (brains) and tripe soup, sure they sell it but its only really popular with the native Mexicans and yes PP they serve all these dishes in Restaurants.

I won't eat any other meat than Cow, Pig, Chicken or Fish...And have it severly spiced or sauced as I don't like the plain taste of just meat, even when it's peppered and salted.

Try some pork its called Al Pastor and it will light your mouth on fire..lol

To be fair I never eat french Foie Gras because of that

Its banned in Chicago restaurants:)

I agree with you there. In Cali we've got authentic Mexican food, practically on every city block.

Same here along with a bunch of Cantinas:):)

Not where I live. We all know what real Mexican food is. We don't want any.

Keep flapping your lips, I live in Chicago and Beckski lives in LA so its safe to say the we live in the most populated Mexican areas in the country, yet there are more Mexicans in your city than my whole state?????

Where is this mystery place or do you just make up this crap as you go along and btw Im still waiting for Soccer to take over Football here, when do you predict this happening...lol
PlasticPole 7 | 2,649  
12 Nov 2009 /  #33
You are welcome to come visit any time and see for yourself if you don't believe me. You aren't going to see the tripe in the restaraunts around here.

And, what's all this talk about "authentic"? Do any of you realize that Tex Mex is authentic? No joke. It's like, Mexico and Texas were once the same country long ago. Tex Mex is authentic Mexican food, it's just a different variety than other authentic Mexican foods from other authentic Mexican states.

Sledz, I suggest you read up on the history of Mexico and the Southwest US. Then you will see just how much the cultures influenced each other. You will see Tex Mex isn't actually American food at all. It has more in common with Mexican food.

It's safe to say, since this area once belonged to Mexico, yes, it has more Mexicans and people of Mexican heritage than a city up north.
Aussie Sheila - | 13  
13 Nov 2009 /  #34
my polish friend said they dont have maize and chilli in poland is that true?
Cardno85 31 | 976  
13 Nov 2009 /  #35
You're fishing aren't you? You are, you must be?

No?

OK, I'll bite.

No, it's not true. Poland is not in the dark ages. You can easily get corn and chilli.
sledz 23 | 2,250  
13 Nov 2009 /  #36
You will see Tex Mex isn't actually American food at all. It has more in common with Mexican food.

Really,,,, No $hit???????
what a revelation!!!!!

It's safe to say, since this area once belonged to Mexico,

You are welcome to come visit any time and see for yourself if you don't believe me. You aren't going to see the tripe in the restaraunts around here.

You said you were from California before now youre from Texas???

BULL$_hit artist is all you are, make up some more lies PP

Enjoy your Black Jack Taco........ ralllpph!!!!
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
13 Nov 2009 /  #37
She has plenty on the 9/11 thread. Mexican food has a place here although it will take time to catch on. Tex-Mex has more in common with Mexico, no sh*t Sherlock. Don't they eat rats and squirrels more down in Texas? I saw a video with Steve-O from Jackas* and he hurled after eating that nasty stuff.
sledz 23 | 2,250  
13 Nov 2009 /  #38
She has plenty on the 9/11 thread

I believe it, the more lies a person tells sooner or later youre gonna get tripped up.

I know now not to talk to this person anymore:)

Mexican food has a place here although it will take time to catch on

Didnt you try that Mexican restaurant in Poland?

Don't they eat rats and squirrels more down in Texas?

Yup , those rednecks down there will eat anything they can shoot

Going to Texas is like going back in time 50 years while the rest of the country moves foward Redneck Texas produces people like the Bush family..

They idolize those clowns down there
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
13 Nov 2009 /  #39
Yeah, I've been there a few times with my buddy from murder capital, Washington DC. He doesn't know what's more dangerous, the way Poles murder Mexican food or some of the pipe-hittin nigg*s in DC. Nah, seriously, he rates it reasonably though not a patch on big-city America.

Yeah, kick that sh*t to the kerb/curb. Propagating lies and bombarding people with them is just lame but money is spun that way.

I wonder what Shrubco has on his menu. Crawford req squirrel? Sewer rat? Who knows!

How typical of a redneck accent is that 40-second scene in Cool Hand Luke? I know it as it was superimposed onto Civil War by Guns&Roses.
sledz 23 | 2,250  
13 Nov 2009 /  #40
How typical of a redneck accent is that 40-second scene in Cool Hand Luke?

What we have here is a faliure to communicate.... great movie, I think it was in Georgia but what the hec all them Rednecks sound the same...lol

They really do talk like that Seanus I can barley understand some of them.

He doesn't know what's more dangerous, the way Poles murder Mexican food

I see Polish ppl in Mexican restaurants over here, it is some tasty stuff barring that Taco Bell crap.

Just the sound of the Black Jack taco is enough to make me hurl, they put some pepper jack mayonaise sauce on it,,doesnt even sound Mexican?
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
13 Nov 2009 /  #41
Yup, his chicken be flyin everywhitchaways ;) Am gonna get some ar in ma tar (air in my tyre, lol).

Mayo is probably from France. Americans took donuts and mayo from there.

Taco Bell couldn't match Subway in the UK.

I know a guy from Jawjaa but he doesn't have much of a drawl. He mocks them half of the time.
MareGaea 29 | 2,752  
13 Nov 2009 /  #42
Mayo is probably from France.

Mayo was invented by a famous French cook (he was the house-chef of Napoleon) to celebrate Napoleon's conquest of the island Mahon (or the city Mahon, not quite sure). He called it Mahonnaise, which soon was altered into Mayonnaise.

The Americans took it from the Dutch and Belgians as they prefer to eat chips with Mayonaise.

>^..^<

M-G (read now all about it in the great Mayonnaise encyclopedia!)
nauczyciel  
13 Nov 2009 /  #43
TacoBell left PL cuz nobody returned to eat there after the first time when 2 hours after initial consumption, their azz thru up.
Svenski 1 | 159  
13 Nov 2009 /  #44
It's safe to say, since this area once belonged to Mexico, yes, it has more Mexicans and people of Mexican heritage than a city up north.

Amen
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
13 Nov 2009 /  #45
I remember the dialogue between Jules and Vincent in Pulp Fiction and them finding the whole idea of smearing mayo on fries disgusting.

America loves its chains and that can be good and bad. I don't know if it exists in Europe, probably not, but I've heard great things about Jack-in-the-box burgers. Do they only do burgers or do they do Mexican stuff?

Taco Bell was one brand I wanted to try but some give it a bad rap. I could make my own stuff as the deli has loads of good ingredients.
Marek11111 9 | 816  
13 Nov 2009 /  #46
they run out of Chihuahuas
sledz 23 | 2,250  
13 Nov 2009 /  #47
I've heard great things about Jack-in-the-box burgers

Ewwww no dont do it man,,they ran them out of Chicago years ago. Theyre still are open in Cali and Vegas..

I had a football burrito for lunch just coz of all this Taco talk going on

McDonalds is better than Jack in the Box
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
13 Nov 2009 /  #48
The guy who liked them was from Cali. Americans like to name drop as to what they have. That's not a criticism at all.

Mexican would go down well back in Scotland but Indian curry and Chinese food are mainstays in my home city.

Taco Bell is a bit too spicy and flavoursome for many Poles. They prefer blander foods with less kick. They claim to like mustard but I wish I had taken some karashi Japanese mustard over. That makes Colmans appear mild.
Juche 9 | 292  
14 Nov 2009 /  #49
Why did Taco Bell leave Poland?

because the cheese tastes like plastic and the meat is of questionable origin. Subway is making a big comeback, at least in Warsaw, and there is a new Starbucks on Nowy Swiat...
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
14 Nov 2009 /  #50
Does NK have these options? ;)

If the cheese is stringy then I'm all for it. The meat must be good, though. No substitutes which can keep you on the toilet for the best part of a week.
sledz 23 | 2,250  
14 Nov 2009 /  #51
I never said I was from California. You got me confused with another member. I never said anything about being from California

Well I apologize for calling you a liar then:) I thought you told me you from there before.

Anyway Mexican food is good either it be in Texas or Chicago:)

I know plenty of Mexican guys and Im gonna ask them about this wasp thing and if I get punched Im blaming you.....lol

Ill never be sold on Taco Bell, Have you ever seen a Mexican eating at one????

Theres alot of little Ma and Pa places around here, why eat at TB
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
14 Nov 2009 /  #52
Ma and Pa places means local businesses I take it, right? They are often better right enough. I tried okonomiyaki from the large chain, Michan, but local places often offered better versions with more variety.

Mexicans can do much better, especially as they have all they need from US supermarkets.
sledz 23 | 2,250  
14 Nov 2009 /  #53
Ma and Pa places means local businesses I take it, right?

Tak

Mexicans can do much better, especially as they have all they need from US supermarkets

They have thier own Supermarkets here, I go shopping there sometimes because the prices are lower than Jewel or Dominicks (American)
and they have butcher shops inside some even have cafeteria`s
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
14 Nov 2009 /  #54
Yeah, they are a big enough community for sure. The Poles have their delis back home and, I gather, do a roaring trade. I've found that many Poles think too much in terms of the exchange rate rather than real equivalent value. For example, a 6PLN jar of gołąbki will only be around 1.25 in Scotland, i.e real cheap. To me, 6PLN is more like 1.85.

Are you a fan of spicy food, sledz? I bought some samba oelek the other day. It's made in Thailand and is a very simple sauce. My wife also got hot Hungarian pepper powder in Hungary. I'd love a burrito or plate of enchiladas in which to use them :)
sledz 23 | 2,250  
14 Nov 2009 /  #55
The Poles have their delis back home

Theres a few Polish supermarkets here just not as many as the Mexicans ones.

I love the Polska sklep I think we can get practially everything they have in Poland in Chicago.

Im kinda of lucky I can all this ethnic food, we didnt mention Italian restaurants..lol

Are you a fan of spicy food, sledz?

Yes but all I really know are the Mexican types

Jalapeno, Habanero and Cayanne peppers are good and I like all the hot sauces execpt Tabasco..

Cajun food is really spicy and delicous, If you ever get a chance to go to New Orleans the food is excellent:)
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
14 Nov 2009 /  #56
The Polish conception of an Italian restaurant is a pizzeria, LOL. Ah well, at least they understand 'al dente' pasta.

My wife wants to go to Florida one day so I have to save up for that. Being in the deep south, I guess they pretty much have the same stuff as in New Orleans. Is that right?

Habanero, top stuff! That'll clear your cold up, pronto! Cayenne peppers find pride of place in many culinary books. I got one for my wedding/birthday 3 weeks ago so I need to dip into it. I have food for the weekend so I'll wait for my wife to come back from her trip to Cyprus/Israel, then we can crack out the cayenne. She can make all sorts from spring rolls (sajgonki/harumaki) to nice sushi. That's just for starters!
sledz 23 | 2,250  
14 Nov 2009 /  #57
My wife wants to go to Florida one day so I have to save up for that. Being in the deep south, I guess they pretty much have the same stuff as in New Orleans. Is that right?

Probably not as good as New Orleans but look for Cajun style restraunts and if they have Jambayla get it:)

Not to worry being in Florida you can get Gulf Grouper that has to be the tastiest fish I ever had, its very popular in the restaurants not to metion all the fresh Shrimp you can possibly eat.

Get a Rum Runner its a frozen cocktail all the bars serve them,,simply fantastic!!
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
14 Nov 2009 /  #58
I'll make a mental note to get it :)

Gulf Grouper? I've never heard of that but I love seafood. Hiroshima is the seafood capital of Asia and I lived there for 15 months. Tasty! I love buffet deals too but I have to starve myself first.

I love rum though don't really drink it much. I used to drink Bacardi Spice way back in my uni days. They don't seem to have it here though they have a decent selection in bigger places.

Rum Runner, sounds good!
Wroclaw Boy  
14 Nov 2009 /  #59
My wife wants to go to Florida one day so I have to save up for that. Being in the deep south, I guess they pretty much have the same stuff as in New Orleans.

Floridian food is amazing at first but trust me it quickly becomes very monotonous, and your like just give me some decent food. On the take away side, The Waffle House with T bone steak any time of day with hash browns (US stylee) is a real winner, also Arbys and the Super Roast beef sandwich, a real cracker.

I ate at some sea food retaurants and was disapointed, man id be a fat Fcuker if i lived in America..

Where in Florida does your wife want to visit?
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
14 Nov 2009 /  #60
I hear ya, WB. It'd just be for a holiday so I wouldn't have enough time to grow bored of it. T-bone steak, that's worth scoping out. Yeah, I'd likely succumb to temptation too and pig out all too often.

Miami is top of the list. She's not a beach person so Sarasota and Daytona are off-limits. She just fell in love with some of the views. I hope she doesn't want an Everglades trip.

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