Cuban sandwich festival returns to Ybor City this weekend

Nearly two dozen competitors are on the menu this Sunday.

click to enlarge The 10th annual Cuban Sandwich Festival is at Centro Asturiano de Tampa in Ybor City, Florida on Sept. 5, 2021. - Maridav/Adobe
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The 10th annual Cuban Sandwich Festival is at Centro Asturiano de Tampa in Ybor City, Florida on Sept. 5, 2021.

Get your sweatshirts ready because the 10th Annual Cuban Sandwich Festival is back in Ybor City this weekend, complete with more than 50 vendors including nearly two dozen contestants from around the world slinging their version of the preferred sandwich of Tampeños everywhere. VIP tickets ($35-$250; special shaded areas at the Centro Asturiano) are available, but it’s free to attend (must pay for samples).

Sunday, Sept. 5. 12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Centro Asturiano de Tampa, 1913 N Nebraska Ave., Ybor City. cubansandwichfestival.com

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Ray Roa

Read his 2016 intro letter and disclosures from 2022 and 2021. Ray Roa started freelancing for Creative Loafing Tampa in January 2011 and was hired as music editor in August 2016. He became Editor-In-Chief in August 2019. Past work can be seen at Suburban Apologist, Tampa Bay Times, Consequence of Sound and The...
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