For those who have ever wondered just how far $5 really stretches at Taco Bell, developer Kunal Batra has a created a clever hack to figure out just that. According to TechCrunch, Taco Bell Disrupt calculates all the menu items you can order to maximize your intake within a set budget.
All hungry customers have to do is send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with a budget (no dollar signs) in the subject line. Within moments users will receive an email with a list of menu items showing both prices and calories. According to Kotaku, Batra came up with the idea on a late night Taco Bell run on the way to TechCrunch's Disrupt NY 2014 this past weekend.
TechCrunch notes that there are future implications for the hack if Batra decides to "productize" it to include other restaurants. It could be incredibly useful for college kids and people with small budgets to spend on food as well as those on diets looking to maximize food amounts for minimal caloric costs. See below for a breakdown of what $7 dollars can buy you: