I always thought Pup'n'Taco was bought out by Del Taco, but I confused it
with Noggles. I always thought Noggles was a step above Del taco,
Pup'n'Taco, and Taco Bell.
Speaking of Del Taco, has anyone else noticed the difference when
you order a regular taco here in the LA area as opposed to ordering
a taco on the way to or from Vegas? Purchasing a taco in either Barstow
(the main stop just before with all the fast food places) or Baker, they give
you like 3x's the fillings. I can easily eat 4 or more here in the LA area, but
at those places I can barely eat 2. Great bargain, just a heads up for those
driving out that way.
Dick Naugle the founder of Naugles was a former Del Taco Employee.
he sold the company a year later to Harold Butler, the founder of Denny's.
he sold the company to some corporation, who in 1988 then decided to merge Naugles with...
by the way... all the "Macho" s*** on Del Taco's menu are carryovers from the Naugles chain.
but wait, there's more.
Del Taco's founder, Ed Hackbarth was originally an employee of Taco Tia, owner Glen Bell's precursor to...
And to think after all that...I spelled "Naugles" "Noggles".
Must be the "Whitey" in me.
I've never even heard of this place. :(