20 fast food and Netflix pairings for the classiest binge weekend of your life

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A Series of Unfortunate Events – Taco Bell

One constant throughout the A Series of Unfortunate Events books and television series is that the Baudelaire children come across some pretty unusual foods and drinks. In their adventures, the trio encounter cocktails made with only cold water and an olive, chilled cucumber soup and the Mediterranean wonder that is Pasta Puttanesca. While no American fast food franchise offers anything like those items on their regular menu, there is one purveyor of quick eats that centers its brand identity on strange foods: Taco Bell.

While it rose to prominence as a supplier of inexpensive Tex-Mex cuisine, in recent years Taco Bell has been all about weird mashup foods. In addition to tacos, burritos, nachos and quesadillas, the Yum! Brands subsidiary has also made avant-garde fare like a taco with a fried chicken breast for a shell, a quesadilla/chalupa hybrid, a taco with a fried egg for a shell, a taco chicken biscuit, and fried chicken nacho chips available to its customers on a temporary basis. When it comes to weird fast food, Taco Bell operates at a Steph Curry-level of untouchability.

When the next season of A Series of Unfortunate Events premieres next year, make sure your binge-watching menu is loaded up with Taco Bell’s strangest offerings. Grab a few Cool Ranch and Nacho Doritos Locos Tacos, a steak Doubledilla, some inexplicably scrumptious Waffle Tacos, and about a gallon of that Baja Blast Mountain Dew that you can’t buy in stores anymore. A show as odd and enjoyable as A Series of Unfortunate Events deserves to be paired with a selection of foods that are equally odd and enjoyable.