Qdoba is the latest national chain to join the burrito lineup in Tampa, Fla., where higher-end restaurants that fell victim to the downturn freed up space for new ventures. Qdoba, which opened its first three Tampa eateries recently and has plans for six more, joins a lineup that includes four Chipotle restaurants, eight Tijuana Flats and several locally owned burrito restaurants. "A lot of people are taxed for time and money lately, and this concept gives them something fresh, engaging and quick," said Florida Qdoba franchisee Wade Gosnell.

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