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Today, August 23, is National Cuban Sandwich Day. Who makes the best one?

It’s National Cuban Sandwich Day! There are a few slight variations of the popular sandwich, though the traditional one is made with Cuban bread, yellow mustard, sliced pork, glazed ham, Swiss cheese and sliced pickles.

Here are some facts about Cuban sandwiches according to Foodimentary.com: The sandwich originated Key West and Ybor City, two communities of Cuban immigrants. The Cuban sandwich is the “signature sandwich of the city of Tampa.” It was developed in Cuba for employees of factories, and when the manufacturing of cigars was moved to Tampa, the sandwich followed. Click for more details.

Is the Cuban sandwich a favorite of yours?