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Do Tacos Taste Better At A Restaurant Than At Home?

Why Tacos Are Better At Restaurants

Though most people would agree it always tastes better when you eat out than at home, because you don't have to cook and clean up the mess, this article provides a fun take as to why tacos taste better at a restaurant versus at home.

The following article was posted by: Reece Armstrong at
Why Tacos Taste Better At A Restaurant Than At Home
Article Posted: August 2, 2022

The key take-aways from the article are as follows:

  • No matter how good your home tacos are, there always seems to be missing something
  • Tortillas make a big difference as a restaurant-quality taco starts with a great tortilla
  • Best to make your tortillas from scratch and that is not too difficult
  • Another way to elevate your homemade tacos is with simple, tasty garnishes

Costmenu can help restaurant owners address the concerns noted above as we provide the following solutions:

Track specific food item costs such as tortillas with Costmenu.

As we noted in prior articles, Costmenu allows users to track food cost and prepared item costs. If you are making your own tortillas, it is important to know what the costs are to make them versus purchasing them prepared. Knowing what items are using what food ingredient are critical to make sure menu items are priced right in order to get the proper returns. Users can see in real time the effect of inflation and surges in what items are changing and what adjustments need to be made.

Compare food and menu ingredient pricing against each other.

Users can compare different food item costs such as made tortillas versus purchased tortillas. Costmenu users can see certain ingredients compared to other can influence the overall costs. This can be useful when needing to replace a more expensive product with another food item or to see if a menu item pricing is feasible based on the ingredients used.

About Costmenu:

Costmenu is a food/menu/recipe costing software that offer many advantages over excel spreadsheets and other inventory management programs. Costmenu integrates a powerful dashboard, food, prepared, and menu item costing features, menu building features, custom qr code label makers, document storage, event/catering management features, data security, performance measurement, data analysis and comparisons, CRM, and generation of various reports. For more information on Costmenu, visit, email, or phone (949) 274-4814.