Tampa's Gift To Sandwich Lovers: A History Of "The Cuban"
August 29, 2012
This spring, Tampa, Fla., bested Miami when it was voted the true home of the Cuban sandwich by readers of NPR's food blog "The Salt." The debate continues, however, over the sandwich's exact origins, and the proper mix of ham, pork, salami, Swiss cheese and mustard served on Cuban breads. We explore Tampa's culinary gifts, including -- and beyond -- the Cuban sandwich.
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