Cuban sandwich


: a usually grilled and pressed sandwich in Cuban-American cuisine served on a long split roll and typically containing roasted meats, cheese, and pickles

Examples of Cuban sandwich in a Sentence

my favorite place to get a Cuban sandwich is in Chicago
Recent Examples on the Web As for the menu, favorites will still be available at the new restaurant, while new offerings include an egg roll trio (cheeseburger, Cuban sandwich and pepperoni pizza); mushroom and goat cheese croquettes with fig jam; Swedish meatballs and matzo ball soup, which will be available daily. Connie Ogle, Miami Herald, 6 June 2024 There’s a traditional Miami-style Cuban sandwich, with pork, ham, Swiss cheese and mustard; a Vaca Frita sandwich with flavorful crispy flank steak; and the Ropa Vieja, with marinated and seasoned flank steak. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, 31 May 2024 The culinary program is worth writing home about, with winter dishes that include carrot cake waffles with walnut syrup, Cuban sandwiches and gnocchi with short rib ragu. Brittany Anas, The Denver Post, 12 Mar. 2024 In fact, Southern Living readers voted it the best Cuban sandwich in Florida in our 2024 South's Best Awards. Andrew Barrett Schrader, Southern Living, 6 Mar. 2024 Look for breakfast plates and lunch options including Cuban sandwiches. Heidi Finley, Charlotte Observer, 16 Feb. 2024 Get the Recipe 07 Florida: Cuban Sandwich The Cuban sandwich became a South Florida mainstay after being popular in the communities of Cuban workers located in Key West and Tampa during the 1800s. Kaitlyn Yarborough, Southern Living, 13 Feb. 2024 The restaurant, which is open daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., also offers Reubens, Cuban sandwiches and tater tots, as well as breakfast sandwiches and breakfast burritos. 4901 Whetsel Ave., Madisonville, 513-515-1540. The Enquirer, 31 Jan. 2024 Concession stands served hot dogs and chicken tenders, but also Cuban sandwiches with plantain chips. Dominic Pino, National Review, 6 Feb. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1903, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Cuban sandwich was in 1903

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“Cuban sandwich.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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