Downtown Disney Without McDonalds?

I just read an article in the Orlando Sentinel that Disney will be removing McDonalds from Downtown Disney later this year.  I know that they had removed the McDonalds items from the stands, and locations throughout the park, but this is a bold move by Disney in my eyes.  McDonalds has always been synonymous with Disney for many years as far as I know.  Disney movies get ramped up with the kids happy meals by who else… McDonalds.  Well, here is the text from their site.

Pollo Campero, an international Latin chicken quick-service restaurant chain, has partnered with Levy Campero to deliver a new restaurant concept in the Downtown Disney Marketplace at Walt Disney World Resort. The restaurant, which is scheduled to open in late 2010, will replace McDonald’s and feature Latin cusine, as well as fresh, and healthful foods. Menu items will include salads, chicken, yuca fries, sweet plantains, and Latin drinks including horchata and tamarindo.Pollo Campero, the world’s largest Latin chicken restaurant chain, serves more than 85 million customers each year at more than 300 restaurants in 12 countries around the globe. This includes more than 50 locations already open in the United States, with additional stores scheduled to open this year.

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