A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

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Entry from May 09, 2011
Colonel Sanchez (KFC/Colonel Sanders + Taco Bell)

Harland David Sanders (1890-1980), known as “Colonel Sanders,” founded Kentucky Fried Chicken (now KFC). Since at least 1993, the name “Colonel Sanders” has been called “Colonel Sanchez” along the Texas-Mexico border and in other Spanish-speaking areas.
The restaurant combination of KFC and Taco Bell has been called “Colonel Sanchez” since at least 2004. The restaurant combination of KFC + Taco Bell + Pizza Hut has been called “KenTacoHut” since at least 1992.
Wikipedia: Colonel Sanders
Harland David Sanders, better known as Colonel Sanders (September 9, 1890 – December 16, 1980) was an American entrepreneur who founded Kentucky Fried Chicken. His image remains iconic in KFC promotions, and a foundation he established in his later years aids charities and funds scholarships with over a million dollars in grants a year.
Google Books
Folklore and Culture on the Texas-Mexican Border
By Américo Paredes and Richard Bauman
Austin, TX: CMAS Books, Center for Mexican American Studies, University of Texas at Austin
Pg. 42:
Young Anglos have combined the contemporary mock riddle with the well-known American institution of Colonel Sanders’ Kentucky Fried Chicken and the “Mexican greaser” stereotype, to produce the following:
Q. What is brown, greasy, and sells fried chicken?
A. Colonel Sanchez.
The Daily Ping
When Fast Food Restaurants Collide
DATE: Friday January 9, 2004—4:41:09 pm
We used to call the KFC/Taco Bell places “Cornel Sanchez”
Scorpions—The Official Forum
by fos daddy on January 18th, 2006, 1:54 am
TACO BELL.. hey they are now apart of KFC.. kentucky fried chicken….that means colonel saunders has changed his name to colonel sanchez
Google Books
Pacific Passages:
An anthology of surf writing

By Patrick Moser
Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaiʻi Press
Pg. 202:
After a quick snack at Colonel Sanchez’ Kentucky Fried Chicken De Mexico, we worried about Mexico’s bad reputation of mean country, intense heat, many rip-offs, crooked Federales, and wondered what we were getting into.
College Confidential
07-05-2008, 07:44 PM
2 soft tacos and 2 chicken strips from colonel sanchez ftw (the tacobell/kfc combined)
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July 8, 2009 4:47 PM
Shirley said…
KFC/Taco Bell combo stores = Colonel Sanchez
I work at Taco Bell. AMA
submitted 11 months ago by MolePlayingRough
We have combination KFC Taco Bell here.
Ahh, the famed Colonel Sanchez.
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submitted 4 months ago by Friedchickenisha
I call the combination KCF/TB the “Colonel Sanchez”

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