Instinct prompted me to pick this sandwich up with my hands. But that's a bad move. The frosting from the cinnamon bun makes a serious mess. Your best choice -- manipulate the ingredient layers with a fork, as I did here, exposing the piece of art in all its finished glory:

Next a fantastic bite with intermingling of just the proper amount of each part of the whole. Every ingredient plays a role and plays it well:

A look at the second half of the sandwich -- unmolested:

And the aerial view:



It's probably impossible, but if a chain could mass produce this -- exactly as is -- they would win the breakfast wars. Hands down. 

UPDATED: Late Saturday afternoon, Taco Bell responded via its Twitter (TWTR) account:


We'll let you know if anything transpires ...

--Written by Rocco Pendola in Santa Monica, Calif.

Rocco Pendola is a full-time columnist for TheStreet. He lives in Santa Monica. Disclosure: TheStreet's editorial policy prohibits staff editors, reporters and analysts from holding positions in any individual stocks.

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