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Miami's Best Cuban Sandwiches: Getting Creative With Variations On The Traditional

The Cuban sandwich. Just the mention la isla's one-time staple makes salivary glands go into overdrive. Its simple ingredients -- pork, ham, cheese, mustard, Cuban bread and pickles -- make for a surprisingly complex flavor.

But there is a plethora of ways to prepare

and serve the Cuban. Some prefer slices of ham, while others shred pork

legs to provide the literal meat of the sandwich. Some use the

traditional Swiss cheese, while others even top the sandwich with brie.

Miami, being basically an extension of Cuba, has plenty of

places that have added their own touch on the Cuban mainstay.

Here are some of the best this city has to offer.

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