Latin American Cafeteria

Yes, the LAC is the indigenous Miami version of a Denny's or an IHOP, but they know their proletariat comfort foods. Ask anyone with an obsession for medianoches and they will tell you the LAC has the rules down to perfection: Make them greasy and filling, with a pleasing balance of saltiness and a dash of sweet and sour flavor. And so the medianoche is the Cuban ham and cheese sandwich, but much improved upon: roast pork, ham, Swiss cheese, and pickles pressed between slices of soft, sweet egg bread. Some will add mayo or mustard, but that's up to individual preference. Now, if only the LAC would extend its hours to late, late night....


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