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Chipotle Testing New Menu Item: Chorizo

The company has previously tested chorizo at New York airport locations as a breakfast menu option

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    Chipotle Mexican Grill will reportedly test a new menu item at one of its markets—chorizo. (Published Wednesday, June 3, 2015)

    Chipotle Mexican Grill will reportedly test a new menu item at one of its markets—chorizo.

    The fast-casual restaurant chain will test the sausage, made with ground chicken and pork, beginning Tuesday at 33 locations in Kansas City, the Kansas City Star reported.

    It appears Chicagoans won’t be able to get the option just yet, as Chipotle spokesman Chris Arnold told the paper there are currently no plans to bring chorizo to other markets.

    The company has previously tested chorizo at New York airport locations as a breakfast menu option, the publication reports.

    Earlier this year, the Mexican food chain said it would stop serving pork at a third of its U.S. restaurants after a routine audit discovered one of its suppliers was not complying with its animal-welfare standards.

    Last fall, the company tested a vegan topping called Sofritas

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