>Indians want their Taco Bell

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>BANGALORE, India — Praful Desai celebrated his 65th birthday last weekend by doing something special with his family.

Mr. Desai, a retired chemical engineer and an avowed vegetarian, took his two brothers-in-law, their wives, children and grandchildren to Bangalore’s latest hotspot — the country’s first Taco Bell. “I’m trying Mexican food for the first time in my life,” he said, adding, “Never too old to try something new.”

Like the Desai family who spread themselves across three tables, half of those who came into Bangalore’s only Taco Bell that evening couldn’t tell the difference between a taco and a burrito.

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