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Qdoba Mexican Grill (formerly known as Z-TECA Mexican Grill) is a chain of restaurants in the United States serving Mexican-style cuisine. Image File history File links QdobaLogo. ...

Founder and Colorado native, Anthony Miller and partner Robert Hauser opened the first restaurant in 1995. The Denver, Colorado location was an immediate success with first year revenues exceeding $1,500,000. The cost of opening the 1,300 square foot store was only $180,000. Official language(s) English Capital Denver Largest city Denver Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 8th 269 837 km² 451 km 612 km 0. ... 1995 (MCMXCV in Roman) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: The Mile-High City Motto: Official website: http://www. ...

Qdoba now operates over 200 fast casual restaurant locations throughout the country. In 2003, San Diego, California based Jack in the Box company acquired the chain. 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Jack in the Box (disambiguation). ...

A Qdoba Mexican Grill in Eden Prarie, Minnesota
A Qdoba Mexican Grill in Eden Prarie, Minnesota

Qdoba is known for its burritos, tacos, quesadillas, taco salads, and fresh guacamole (made on-site, daily). The restaurant fits into the "fast casual" category, offering both quick service and a higher quality of food than typical fast-food restaurants. Customers order by selecting an entree, then choosing its ingredients. All of the items are made in plain view of the customer. A large burrito. ... Tacos al pastor Plate of tacos A taco is a traditional Mexican dish comprising a rolled or folded, pliable tortilla (of either maize or wheat flour) filled with meat (generally grilled beef or pork), chili-based salsa, guacamole, and garnishes such as pico de gallo or cilantro. ... A quesadilla, cut into wedges. ... Guacamole Guacamole is an avocado-based relish or dip originating in Mexico. ... A fast casual restaurant is a type of restaurant which is similar to a fast-food restaurant in that it does not offer full table service, but promises a somewhat higher quality of food and atmosphere. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ...

The main rival to Qdoba is the Chipotle Mexican Grill chain which also started in Denver (in 1993). Both chains offer their entrees with chicken, shredded beef and steak; Qdoba also offers ground sirloin, while Chipotle offers carnitas (pork). Both chains offer four types of salsa, but Qdoba also offers ranchera, queso, and molĂ© sauces. Founded by Steve Ells in 1993, Chipotle Mexican Grill is a Colorado-based chain of restaurants specializing in gourmet burritos and tacos. ... Nickname: The Mile-High City Motto: Official website: http://www. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Beef A salt beef with mustard bagel Beef is meat obtained from a bovine. ... High quality (prime) cut of meat that has been taken from the upper loin or lower ribs of a cow (beef). ... Carnitas is a type of braised pork, in Mexican cuisine. ... Two halves of a pig being delivered Pork is the meat taken from pigs. ... In Spanish, salsa can refer to any type of sauce, but in English it usually refers to the spicy, often tomato-based sauces typical of Mexican cuisine, particularly sauces or dips. ... Mole (IPA: /ˈmo. ...

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Arguments spread thick - The Boston Globe (782 words)
Panera Bread, as the established player in the region with 31 locations, is trying to fend off upstart Qdoba, which plans to build at least nine new stores in the market next year, up from eight now.
Panera, citing the exclusivity clause in its lease, sought assurances that White City would not rent to the Mexican chain, saying its burritos, tacos, and quesadillas were all types of sandwiches, according to court papers.
Qdoba rolled out an all-star line-up of food experts to testify that a burrito is just a burrito.
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