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2010 in Review

Reporting by Blair Chancey, Sam Oches, Daniel P. Smith, Robin Van Tan, Barney Wolf & Lori Zanteson

1. BK Sold to Brazilian Investors

Becoming the decade’s biggest restaurant buyout, No. 3 burger chain Burger King Corp. was acquired by 3G Capital, a New York firm backed by Brazilian investors, for $3.3 billion in September. —BC

2. The Food Truck Obsession

Del Taco Opens First Dallas-Area Store

The new Del Taco store in Denton, Texas.

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It’s official: the Dallas/Ft. Worth area gained its first Del Taco restaurant as the chain opened the doors to a restaurant in Denton.

The new Del Taco, located at 1715 S. State Loop 288 in Denton, first announced plans to open this past summer. 

"We believe the Del Taco brand is a great fit for the Dallas/Ft. Worth market,” said Paul Murphy, Del Taco CEO, at the time of the groundbreaking. “We’re excited to bring our great-tasting food and strong value options to Texas.”

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