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Soon, you’ll be able to make reservations at Taco Bell’s test kitchen

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Bonsoir mademoiselle et monsieur! Right deees way! Tonight’s especial is a delectable duet of Nachos Bellgrande and XXL Grilled Stuft Burrito! Eeet is, how do you say… [kisses fingers with smooching sound]!

Soon, you too can make reservations at one of America’s most beloved palaces of gastronomy—Taco Bell. The chain has partnered with OpenTable to offer reservations at its Irvine, California test kitchen, where guests will “enjoy a meal inspired and plated by Taco Bell chefs,” according to Nation’s Restaurant News. Guests will also get a glimpse of yet-to-be-unleashed menu items, which previously included the (late) Naked Chicken Chalupa and its famous something stuffed with Cheetos.


Here’s the catch—and it’s a good one: Dinner is free, provided you can click on the secret OpenTable link fast enough when Taco Bell reveals it on May 5 (Cinco de Mayo, how convenient). You also have to be over 21, so let’s assume a fine Bordeaux will be paired alongside your Cool Ranch Doritos Locos Taco Supreme.

Only 32 guests will be able to make reservations for the May 19 seating, but Taco Bell officials said more dinners will be scheduled for the future.

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