The Price of Your California Burrito is Going Up, San Diego
San Diego’s taco shop staple – the California Burrito – is a bit pricier in these times of the coronavirus pandemic
By Monica Garske and Melissa Adan | 19 May 2020
NBC NEWS 7 SAN DIEGO — … Today, more than two months after the coronavirus pandemic reached San Diego County, locals have reported finding signs at their local taco shops that alert customers of a rise in the price of California Burritos, as well as Carne Asada Burritos, due to the impact of the COVID-19 crisis.
For instance, last week a sign spotted at a Los Panchos Taco Shop on Waring Road near Zion Avenue in Allied Gardens read, in part: “The COVID-19 situation continues to bring unexpected beef and pork plant closures. This is creating a shortage of product into commerce and therefore protein prices are skyrocketing.”
As a result, that taco shop – on that same sign – had to let customers know that a surcharge of $1.25 is now being charged to all carne asada items, including the California Burrito. […]