Christopher Pratt (cpratt) wrote,
Christopher Pratt

Border Bell

Border Bell
Originally uploaded by cpratt
Three random things from my cruft pile today (I'm throwing out most of it and putting the rest in a box for our move to San Diego)... this is #1. Border Bell existed for most of 1997 in Mountain View, CA; at the time, we were living about a mile away in a rented house. They had one of the best things I've ever tasted on their menu: crumbled sweet corn, which was fresh roasted corn mashed wtih cornmeal to make a deliciously sweet, filling dessert. Sadly, Taco Bell decided not to go ahead with the concept, leaving the market for upscale freshly-made fast(ish) Mexican food to Baja Fresh and Chipotle, both of whom existed at the time (but were still small).

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