Is Dam Good Tacos Getting Sued by Torchy’s: I Stand With Dam Good
Things are really heating up between two Fort Collins taco restaurants over one ‘damn good’ catch phrase — so heated, it’s going to federal court.
The Texas chain restaurant recently moved to Fort Collins in the new Foothills Mall development. The Denver Channel reports that Torchy’s is filing a claim against Dam Good, saying that our Fort Collins hole-in-the-wall taco gem infringed on their slogan.
‘Torchy’s sent a cease and desist letter to Dam Good Tacos in November and offered financial assistance with a name change. The Colorado taco restaurant declined.’ source: The Denver Channel.
Personally, as a Fort Collins taco-lover, who regularly indulges in a Dam Good ‘Earth Wind and Fire’ (or two) while drinking an Alley Cat chai (or two) behind my laptop, I’m going to go ahead and say, Torchy’s — back off.
Dam Good is local to Colorado, and has been here long before you were. I’ll keep this short and say if you have a problem — take your franchise back to Texas, and leave our local businesses alone.
— Jan Buchholz (@jreneebuchholz) April 9, 2017
Yeah, I’m getting a little too earth, wind and fired up over this. What can I say? I’m passionate about tacos.
In other news, the owners of Dam Good Tacos also just opened the Butterfly Cafe downtown in the iconic old creamery building — so hopefully no one else has one of those.
UPDATE: Dam Good Tacos posted the following on their Facebook page: