And considering the scale at which Taco Bell makes food, the quest for peace of which they wax poetically is better off with them killing the Mexican Pizza and thereby decreasing waste and packaging production worldwide. Taco Bell assured fans on Thursday that this is the final time this year that it will change its menu, and the removals will “make room for new innovations.”. Steve Bramucci is on Twitter and Instagram. I even made the dish in a recent cooking competition on Twitch. Doing things that will potentially piss people off in the name of progress (generally speaking, a segment of people being pissed off is certainly one of the signifiers of positive change being made). As much as I love the Mexican Pizza, I won’t cry for this perfect example of Taco Bell at its most authentically inauthentic. Until then, I’m going to wolf down a few more and walk away. Taco Bell's Mexican Pizza has been a fixture on the menu since 1988, meaning it has graced the mouths of millions over the past 32 years. © 1998 - 2020 Nexstar Inc. | All Rights Reserved. Our environmental consciousness created its downfall. On the morning of Thanksgiving, Jeopardy! It’s like tearing open a brand new pack of baseball cards only to find out that you have some duplicates and your neighbor has a card you want and you have one he wants. In a world where what we eat is getting increasingly intellectualized — sometimes for the better and sometimes for the worse — the Mexican Pizza was a clever dish that actually tasted good. So when the company announced that the Mexican Pizza would be discontinued last week, I planned on writing a big, dorky ode to this fan-favorite. — bert kreischer (@bertkreischer) September 3, 2020. The removal of shredded chicken means three chicken items — shredded chicken soft taco, shredded chicken burrito, and shredded chicken quesadilla melt — will disappear in the fall. But it’s still better to be conscious. Jeopardy! Trademark and Copyright 2020 Cable News Network, Inc., a Time Warner Company. But one clear example of cultural companionship at work is the Mexican Pizza. Taco Bell is eliminating five more menu items, marking the second time in less than three months that it overhauled its selection. INDIANAPOLIS -- An Indianapolis mother channels her grief into helping others during the holiday season. Shrimp stock is quick, it’s easy, and it adds layers of flavor to any number... already slashing more than a dozen menu items in August. Even if that bums you out, you have to admit it’s pretty cool. Taco Bell announced yet another round of cuts on Thursday, including the Mexican Pizza. In order to lessen the blow, there is a slight silver lining. In short, they pursued a strategy that seems wrong but was actually right. Together, we’d bring the Mexican Pizza back. Me now that Taco Bell is also removing the Mexican Pizza An affectionate eulogy to the silky red sauce. 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Fans will have to say farewell to the Mexican Pizza, as well as the shredded chicken and pico de gallo starting on Nov. 5. The world is changing and the company is smart to shift with it. Four years ago on Thanksgiving, Keesha Johnson learned her oldest son had been murdered. Maybe one day the Mexican Pizza will come back in a compostable box. As the difference between food appropriation and appreciation grows ever more blurred, it was also an unrepentant blend of classic food types. Fans will have to say farewell to the Mexican Pizza, as well as the shredded chicken and pico de gallo starting on Nov. 5. Hard boiled eggs can be tricky. Not to stretch the fire sauce here, but I see this as an example of what life in 2020 demands of us. NEW YORK (AP) — The balloons were in the sky and the marching bands took to the streets for the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, but coronavirus restrictions meant it was without the throngs of people usually scrambling for a view. Taco Bell fans, get ready to bid farewell to more longtime menu options. A love letter to those flaky fried tortillas. The chain promises fans this latest shakeup is the final phase of the 2020 menu revamp. As for the latest round of changes, Taco Bell claimed there were several other reasons why it’s saying adios to the five items. Beginning November 5, Taco Bell will be dropping Mexican Pizza, pico de gallo and shredded chicken from the menu. PLEASE RETWEET THIS if you think @tacobell is making A mistake by CANCELING the Mexican pizza!!! Taco Bell is officially saying goodbye to a handful of menu staples, starting on November 5… Finally, the fan-favorite Quesalupa will come back as a test item in Knoxville, Tennessee before a possible nationwide launch. But all that world peace talk wasn’t enough to justify the cancellation of the dish in an effort to meet the company’s stated packaging goals. Clearly they saw it as important to their menu at some point. Taco Bell will officially say goodbye to more menu items soon, including its beloved Mexican Pizza. It’s newest design emphasizes the drive-thru and limits human interaction, making it more suitable for the coronavirus era. 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Besides, that top tortilla always got soggy as hell anyway. — Justin Bradford (@justinbbradford) September 3, 2020 Before you freak out, know that you’ll have until November 5th to enjoy the Mexican Pizza, but after that… it’s gone forever. I’m asking you nicely first. The fast-food chain announced plans to remove three more staples in another round of cuts after already slashing more than a dozen menu items in August. The most obvious reason, of course, is because no one gets hurt. Please @tacobell bring back Mexican pizza and spicy potato soft taco. Green sauce, a previously discontinued customization option, will return to select markets.