If like me, you are tempted to make an intentional visit to the Taco Bell (and by intentional, I mean, go there not because you're 20 and it's 1:30 in the morning...) just to try one of these.........
Taco Bell, without a doubt, tops the list of things that are better in theory. I had hoped on Saturday when I begged Mr. W to go out of our way during errand-running to make a run for the border that the new Sparkler drinks would be the perfect summer substitute to Sonic Cherry Limeade....
....or any of the fruity goodness Sonic sells, anchored with pellet ice from the ice gods. I sort of love Sonic ice.
See, up here in almost-yankee 'burb country, we don't have Sonics. We have EVERY OTHER CHAIN RESTAURANT you could dream to visit, but no Sonic. Sigh.
So I've got good news, and I've got bad news.
The bad news is these Sparklers don't taste a thing like any drink from Sonic. In fact, to quote Mr. Dubs, the Sparkler tastes like "a Spree candy dropped into fizzy Draino".
The good news is, while writing this important PSA I discovered the recipe Sonic uses for its cherry limeade. So, start chopping your ice and squeezing some limes; just steer clear of the