Taco Bell's premium Cantina Bell menu is one of the latest examples of how quickserves have been working to bring back business as fast-casual concepts raise the bar, a trend that began with McDonald's launch of the Angus Third Pounder burgers in 2009, industry watchers say. "Quickserves are looking at what fast casual delivers that consumers find so appealing," said NPD Group analyst Bonnie Riggs.

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