12/21/2012 02:29 pm ET Updated Feb 20, 2013

SFist Year In Review: Things S.F. Banned In 2012

Boy, 2012 was quite a year, wasn't it? After gaining national notoriety for banning Happy Meals (and by proxy: happiness in general) in 2011, the city really stepped up its nanny-state game in 2012. In 2013, no one will ever see a naked peen in public again, basically. (Except for, you know, when the city feels it is acceptable.) The right to show show your dick to whomever and whenever you want isn't the only thing San Franciscans lost this year. We also banned -- or at least tried to ban -- everything from: foie gras to grocery bags to phone books to new restaurants. Without further ado, here's our recap of the things Baghdad by the Bay outlawed over the last year: