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A Sandwich a Day: Cuban Roast from Paseo in Seattle, WA

If you can resist the Cuban press sandwich on steroids or the colossal grilled chicken breast sandwich, you'll want to try the Cuban roast ($8.50), which exalts fat hunks of pork shoulder, unbelievably succulent and blissfully meaty. Like most of Paseo's signature sandwiches, the Cuban roast is bound with a swipe of fragrant aioli, striated with piquant pickled jalapenos and topped with rings of plump, sweet roasted onions, and an obligatory stalk of crisp romaine lettuce. More

Introducing Serious Sandwiches

Has anyone else noticed that we are in kind of a Golden Age of sandwiches? There are yummy sandwiches to be found in every kind of food establishment there is, from four star restaurants to lobster shacks to food carts. At Serious Eats we decided that it's high time we celebrate the sandwich. So periodically, with any luck twice weekly, we are going to rhapsodize about some sandwich found anywhere in the world. We might opine in a way that some of you might find objectionable, but at least you'll know where we're coming from, a deep and abiding love of sandwiches. Today, I would like to rhapsodize about the Cubano Sandwich at the Spotted Pig in NYC.... More

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