Around The World In 15 Sandwiches.
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Torta Cubana, Mexico – These pockets of delight hail… from Mexico City. Like most of our breaded friends, the origins of the sandwich are murky, but this is probably a version of the traditional Cubano sandwich – on steroids. A street food made of leftovers served to late-night partiers on their way home, it’s often a matter of getting all the fillings to stay put. Consider one version from a restaurant dedicated to their art: a torta (sandwich bun) piled high with fresh meat, grilled pineapples, onions and tomatoes, topped with a jalapeños, chorizo and breaded steak – with a hot dog frank, ham, turkey, melted provolone and a creamy avocado dressing added for fun. For a more home-friendly iteration, check this out. ¡Suerte! [Photo: Wikimedia Commons]