Rusty Taco is putting all its chips (and queso) on the table by creating a petition to ensure to-go alcohol sales aren’t going anywhere once COVID-19 has run its course.

On April 28, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott tweeted that to-go alcohol sales may just continue “forever.” Rusty Taco wants to change that “may” to a “will.”

Through its campaign, “To-Go Margs Forever,” the eatery is asking Texans to sign a petition in support of permanent legislation that allows businesses with mixed-drink permits to continue serving to-go alcohol. As of 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, more than 1,700 people had signed.

Supporters can also post on social media using the hashtag #ToGoMargsForever or contact their city and state officials.

Since Dallas’ stay-at-home order was issued, Rusty Taco, a chain that started on Greenville Avenue 10 years ago, has served beer and margaritas in which ingredients are packaged and delivered with food to customers’ homes.


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