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San Antonio-based Taco Cabana celebrated the opening of a new location in Allen, Texas, with the chain's from-the-ground-up redesign.
Del Taco's location on Santa Monica Boulevard in Los Angeles showcases the chain's new contemporary prototype, which features new colors, an updated seating area and a salsa bar. Like many of the chain's other locations, this unit is also open 24 hours (though it does not have a drive-thru) and features an expanded dining room and breakfast menu.
Millennials are a diverse and highly-educated group that continue to welcome new experiences and remain eager to explore new tastes, according to Technomic. While the majority of this generation will be of legal age to consume alcohol by 2018, many of these consumers (born after 1981) are already making their mark on the adult beverage industry, contributing to the popularity of craft beer, boutique spirits and sweeter flavor profiles in wine.