SPOKANE, Wash. - Tuesday night marks the final night of performances for Garth Brooks in Spokane, but employees of a local Taco Bell got a special treat the night before.
With a sold out tour and millions of dollars coming in, you may think Garth Brooks and his wife, Trisha Yearwood, like to enjoy expensive cuisine for dinner, but actually, one of the megastar's favorite restaurants is your local Taco Bell.
In fact, after winning CMA Entertainer Of the Year the past two years, Brooks and Yearwood celebrated with a trip to Taco Bell.
"A year ago, when they were crazy enough to hand us Entertainer Of the Year then, we went to Taco Bell there in Rivergate," Brooks said.
In a press conference in Spokane Friday, Brooks also discussed how he and Yearwood make bets in which the loser must buy the winner dinner at Taco Bell.
When Garth Brooks arrived in Spokane last week, he even had a promise from the fast food chain that a meal would be on the way.
"We got an email from Taco Bell. They are so excited. They warned us they're going to send us something, honey, I can't wait," Brooks told Yearwood while answering questions from reporters.
But he didn't have to wait for them to send him anything. Instead, Brooks and his team took a visit to Taco Bell on Monroe St. Monday night. Employees said he ordered two seven layer burritos. He also took time to record a special message for one employee's mother.
"Theresa, I know you know this kid right here. Beautiful boy, beautiful family. Thanks for last night. That was a lot of fun. Love you," he says in the video.
He snapped a group photo with the employees too, making it a night they will surely never forget.
Brooks finishes his 7th show in Spokane Tuesday, before heading to Newark, New Jersey and Nashville, Tennessee for the final shows.
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