Fast Foods Gone Global

Fast Foods Gone Global: Latin America

American chains are exporting more than just their classic burgers and fries to Latin America. They’re adapting to local tastes by offering Latin American favorites such as empanadas at McDonald's in ...

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Baskin Robbins

This ice cream favorite offers 31 flavors, including ones unique only to Mexico.

Porfirio Diaz No 133
Col Del Valle, Mexico D.F
Cp 3100, Mexico City, Mexico


This homegrown restaurant chain challenges its customers to submit their own creations, such as La Pobre or “Poor Man’s Burger” topped with plantains and a fried egg.

Av. Larco cuadra 10
Lima, Peru

Casa de Toño

This restaurant serves Pozole, a typical Mexican soup of cream corn, vegetables, meats, fried pork skin and hominy in a tomato base spiced with Bajio chile. Wash it down with a Sidral Mundet beverage (a sparkling pasteurized apple juice).

Sabino 166
Col. Santa Ma. Insurgentes
Mexico City, Mexico

Ceviche Express

A refreshing ceviche made with fish, shrimp, octopus, conch or all of the above, is the perfect meal on a hot day in Managua, Nicaragua.

Plaza Gourmet El Mirador
Km 8 ½ Carretera
Masaya, Nicaragua

Doggis and Juan Maestro

Everyone knows and loves Chile’s largest fast food hot dog chain, Doggis, and its sister restaurant, Juan Maestro, which specializes in meat sandwiches.

Mall Plaza Vespucio, Ave
Vicuña Mackenna N° 7110
La Florida, Santiago, Chile

Domino’s Pizza

In Santiago, more sandwiches are sold than pizza at this popular chain.

Compania de jesus (ricardo cumming)
Santiago, Chile

Domino’s Pizza

This pizza chain not only has unique toppings and combinations, but has also added its own special touch to the crust by making their pizzas square.

Elmer Faucett 398
Lima 32, Peru

Domino’s Pizzas

This popular pizza chain adapts to local tastes by making thinner crusts with a sweeter tomato sauce and some outrageous sweet pizzas, such as the banana pizza with sugar and cinnamon.

Alameda Santos, 996
Sao Paulo, 01418-903, Brazil


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