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Sorry, Bauer: Taco Bell Nixes Naked Chicken Chalupa, and More Intel

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Taco Bell’s naked chicken chalupa
Naked chicken chalupa
Taco Bell

As fast as it came, Taco Bell’s naked chicken chalupa will disappear

A mere month after launching the “Naked Chicken Chalupa,” AKA a taco with a fried chicken shell, Taco Bell is pulling it off the menu in March. The news must be breaking esteemed Chron critic Michael Bauer’s rock star heart, since it was just days after it launched that he penned a love letter to the item. So if you’d like to see what the fuss is all about, now’s the time.

A post-fire fundraiser for Berkeley’s KC’s Bar-B-Que

After a one-alarm fire caused serious damage at Berkeley’s KC’s Bar-B-Que last week, the 49-year-old, family-run barbecue restaurant is holding a fundraiser to rebuild. There is $500,000 in damages to rebuild the space, so a GoFundMe page has been started for $100,000 of it. To attend the fundraiser, head to San Pablo Park from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 4 for lunch specials and music from Almighty CJ Flash, Berkeleyside reports.

Today is a good a day as any to drink a margarita

Margaritas at El Techo
Margaritas at El Techo
Aubrie Pick

You’ve probably heard today is so-called National Margarita Day. If you feel the need to partake in this pretend event, then this map of the city’s best versions should help. But just know: you don’t need this fake holiday as an excuse to imbibe.

Restaurants may soon need to update bathrooms for babies

Restaurant bathrooms around town may need an upcoming update, as legislation is moving closer to approval that will require existing restrooms on each floor of every building owned or leased by San Francisco and private businesses to offer baby diaper-changing accommodations within the next year. The SF Examiner reports that the Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee approved the law on Wednesday, and it will next move to the full Board of Supervisors next week. Stay tuned.

No more Mission Bob’s Burgers mural

Missionites were excited late last year to discover that a Bob’s Burgers mural had popped up at Rhea’s Cafe, but it has since disappeared. SFist reports that neighbors are not happy that the building owner decided to paint over the art, for unknown reasons.

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