8th Annual International Cuban Sandwich Festival coming March 30-31st

Are you ready to eat all the Cuban sandwiches? I sure am. The time is coming for the 8th Annual International Cuban Sandwich Festival on Saturday, March 30th and Sunday, March 31st in Tampa, Florida. Tampa is home to the original Cuban Sandwich. Competitors will arrive from around the world including countries as far awayContinue reading “8th Annual International Cuban Sandwich Festival coming March 30-31st”

4th Annual Kissimmee Cuban Sandwich Festival this Saturday

Ready to enjoy some delicious Cuban Sandwiches in Central Florida and get that bread? The 4th Annual Kissimmee Cuban Sandwich Festival is this Saturday, March 2nd, at Kissimmee Lakefront Park located at 201 Lakeview Drive from 11AM to 6PM. The event is presented by Ford. Festival goers will be able to vote for the BestContinue reading “4th Annual Kissimmee Cuban Sandwich Festival this Saturday”

Dining Guide: 10 restaurants to enjoy a Cuban Sandwich in Tampa

Tampa founded the Cuban Sandwich in the 1800s and is home to the annual International Cuban Sandwich Festival. it would be a mistake to visit Tampa without grabbing one. There are dozens of options on where to eat and each place and many options are great. Here are some recommendations on 10 places to enjoyContinue reading “Dining Guide: 10 restaurants to enjoy a Cuban Sandwich in Tampa”

Eating Cubans in San Francisco: Isla Vida

I was born and lived in San Francisco until I was 8 years old. During my childhood Caribbean restaurants were far and between. Caribbean culture in general was mostly hidden from public view. Most food media was limited back then as well since it was the 1990s and media did not have the multicultural voicesContinue reading “Eating Cubans in San Francisco: Isla Vida”

International Cuban Sandwich Festival seeks home chef entries

The International Cuban Sandwich Festival, held annually in Tampa is seeking home entries for this year’s festival which will occur on Sunday, March 31st, 2019 at Ybor City’s Historic Centennial Park. The festival is now in its 8th year. The organizers of the festival are seeking home chefs or someone with an incredible Cuban recipeContinue reading “International Cuban Sandwich Festival seeks home chef entries”

Sabor A Cuba – Excellent Cafe con Leche and Cubans

I visited Miami a few weeks ago and have been craving a Cafe con Leche since then. I asked around and tried some recommendations such as La Segunda and Bodega, but neither of them had that bold coffee that I grew to like during my trip in Miami. During my visit last weekend to DunedinContinue reading “Sabor A Cuba – Excellent Cafe con Leche and Cubans”