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Cuban sandwich history

The Ultimate List of Best Cuban Sandwiches in Key West & How They’re Made

Because of the influx of immigrants working in Key West and Tampa cigar factories, a quick, affordable lunch was needed… The Cuban sandwich was born. The Cuban is a magical variation of a ham and cheese sandwich originating in cafes that catered to Cuban factory workers in Key West and Ybor City, Tampa–two early Cuban…

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July 21, 2017