These days, Miami is arguably the city mostly synonymous with Cuban culture. Think of Little Havana, Calle Ocho, rum and cigars. However, one of these important Cuban staples originated in Ybor City, Tampa. Cafes in the area that catered to Cuban workers started making the Cuban Sandwich. Several years ago, Tampa’s City Council even designated the delicacy as the city’s signature sandwich.
Your stay at Bamboo Beach Club Resort wouldn’t be complete without digging in to a delicious Cuban Sandwich. Layers of Cuban bread, glazed ham, shredded pork, Genoa salami (Tampa-style), Swiss cheese, yellow mustard and (German) pickles make it hard to resist. And while the power of the sandwich may lie in its simplicity, it’s hard to overlook the beauty of the (food) cultures melting together. Read More