I got news for ya, sweetie. Go around to all of the gas stations in Santo Domingo, and see how many of them sell the small3-4" round chicken empanadas. Those little guys are full to the brim with chicken, and are not greasy at all.
They all come from the same source, a shop that produces them and distributes them on a daily basis. Ridiculously good.
Agreed it's not a franchise, but the shop has a great distribution network.
A Dominican bakery , you wait about 3 days before you ship it to the stores to make sure it's good and stale and you don't have to bother with rotating the stock. Or maybe a Dominican pizza shop ! everybody loves sweet pizza with corn on it .