Pollo Campero is coming to Tampa Florida

I cannot wait until Pollo Campero comes to Tampa. My family and I fell in love with Pollo Campero when we were down in Guatemala. Every time we visit Guatemala we stop several times at this fantastic chicken resturant. We all says it beats any fast food chicken resturant here in the States.
By Mark Albright, Times Staff Writer

Posted: Aug 17, 2009 05:28 PM

Pollo Campero — sort of the KFC of Guatemala — has spread to the United States and put the Tampa Bay market in its sights.

Founded in 1971, the no-frills, quick-serve chain expects to have up to three stores locally by the end of 2010 dishing up its marinated, grilled or pressure-fried (and less greasy) chicken, beans, rice and rice pudding. Each store comes equipped with a salsa bar. For signature drinks, Pollo

Pollo Campero ShanghaiImage via Wikipedia

Campero pours up Salvadoran and Mexican horchata, tamarindo and marañón.The company has 53 stores in the United States after growing via franchising since 2002, but plans 40 more company-owned ones within 18 months.

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Guatemala tuk tuk, rickshaw

One of Guatemala forms of transportation is called a tuk tuk or in Asian countries a rickshaw. Guatemala is loaded with these little three wheel vehicles running around taking people from place to place. A Central America form of a taxi.

When in Antigua I like to ride these little vehicles myself. The traffic in Guatemala is terrible and with these little tuk tuk's they can weave in and out of traffic.

Here is a web link to one of my favorite web sites for Antigua Guatemala - TukTuk Meeting.

Per Wikipedia,

Central and South America
The mototaxi or moto is the
Central American and Peruvian incarnation of the auto rickshaw. These are most commonly made from the front end and engine of a motorcycle attached to a two-wheeled passenger area in back. Commercially produced models, such as the Indian Bajaj brand, are also employed. In Guatemala the commercial vehicles are referred to as tuk-tuks.
Tuk-tuks operate, both as taxis and private vehicles, in
Guatemala City, Guatemala, around the island town of Flores, Peten, in the mountain city of Antigua Guatemala, and in many small towns in the mountains. In 2005 the tuk-tuks prevalent in the Lago de Atitlán towns of Panajachel and Santiago Atitlán all appeared to be from India (Bajaj Auto).
Three-wheeled Coco taxis, resembling a coconut, are used in Havana, Cuba.

Here is a vehicle that we are starting to see on the streets in some communities in Florida;