Taco John's has proven that fast food can be tasteless in more ways than one. Tyler Brandt, an openly gay 16-year-old, was given a name tag reading "Gaytard" during his shift at a Yankton, South Dakota Taco John's franchise in June. His night manager instructed him to wear it for the rest of the ni ... More >>
Wyoming-based "West Mex" chain Taco John's knows the secret to wooing Minnesotans is tater tots. Taco John's may call them Potato Oles, but there's no fooling the inventors of the tater tot hot dish. We all know the company's fried potato rounds are just slightly smaller tater tots waiting to be dro ... More >>
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You may recognize Christopher Straub from season six of Project Runway, the competitive fashion design show hosted by German bombshell Heidi Klum. Though he was eventually voted off the show, he's remained a fixture in Minnesota's fashion world. In December, he unveiled two dresses made entirely fro ... More >>
If you work downtown, your Big Mac lunch this week might be your last -- for a little while, at least. The only McDonald's location in downtown Minneapolis has announced it will close its doors this Friday, though whether or not it will return is still up in the air.If McDonald's does return, it wil ... More >>
Julie Bailey, mom-to-beRight from the start, the attempted hold up went comically wrong: Julie Bailey couldn't yank the hammer out of her shorts when she demanded the Taco John's teller hand over cash and a soft shell taco -- the hammer was her weapon of choice. And, yes, alcohol was a factor ... More >>
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