10.363 Naked Chicken Taco


3 (Fri) January 2020

Naked Chicken Taco


at Taco Bell

(Incheon International Airport Terminal 1)

(see most recently 10.056 Chaeggeut + Chadolbagi)

-Oksu, Seongdong, Seoul, Korea-

with the Family (they ate other things)

2020 Winter Holiday in Korea, Day 11.


One last shot at my favorite food in the world: Mom’s cooking.



One last shot at my favorite dish at my favorite restaurant in the world: MNM at Jinmi Pyeongyang Myeonok.


Prior visits:

  1. 8.296 Mul Naeng Myeon (4.0)
  2. 8.303 Maybe the New Best Mul Naeng Myeon (4.0)
  3. 9.014 Mul Naeng Myeon (3.5)
  4. 9.016 Probably the Best Mul Naeng Myeon (4.0)
  5. 9.142 BBQ Platter
  6. 9.169 Chamchi Hoe
  7. 9.192 Tuna Pizza
  8. 9.294 Indubitably, the World’s Best MNM (4.0)
  9. 9.295 Char-Grilled Hanwoo Strip Steak
  10. 9.348 Mul Naeng Myeon (4.0)
  11. 10.057 Hindu Meal
  12. 10.193 Mul Naeng Myeon (3.0)
  13. 10.354 Roast Lobster with Cheese
  14. 10.355 Laeng Myeon


One last shot at my favorite fast food restaurant that isn’t Burger King or KFC: Taco Bell (see most recently 7.048 Soft Chicken Taco Supreme).

With draft beer!!

Come to think of it, I wonder how the airport decided that Taco Bell would be the only global franchise allowed within the passenger terminal.

The chicken is breaded thus not actually “naked.”

The Naked Chicken Taco is a product by Taco Bell.  Deep-fried breaded chicken patty, in lieu of a taco shell or tortilla, encasing lettuce, tomato and cheese.  Tastes just like chicken sandwich without buns and condiments.  Totally stupid in concept.  Totally stupid in execution.  Though not as bad as the the Chizza (see 6.348 Chizza).  And yes, I ordered the item just to ridicule it here.

Thank goodness, my kids would rather eat real foods.

2 thoughts on “10.363 Naked Chicken Taco

  1. Ha. Speaking of idiotic “new” offerings by chains, Subway (in Canada) is now offering “pizza subs,” which are essentially just your standard sandwich but with tomato sauce and cheese smeared on top for some reason.

    And I won’t even try to delve into the disastrous downward spiral of Tim Hortons, once a beloved Canadian symbol, and now some sort of bastardized deviant that’s now mocked at every turn (burgers? Omelettes? Really?).

    1. I’d think that the meatball sub already tastes a bit like a “pizza sub.”

      I had never heard of Tim Hortons until coming to Manila, where it’s quite common. Never been inside. Prepare your heart to skip a beat, as I take this as an indirect invitation to post on Tim Hortons.

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