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The inside story of Taco Bell’s newest and most innovative store design

The company’s four-lane “Defy” concept is getting ready to open and could revolutionize the fast-food drive-thru. But that is only part of the story.
Workers put the finishing touches on Taco Bell's newest prototype./Photo by Jonathan Maze

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