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Ybor festival celebrates the Cuban sandwich

TBO.com – March 20, 2016
Jesus Perez laughed as he stood in line at the Smoking Cubans tent Sunday during the fifth annual Cuban Sandwich Festival in Ybor City. A Cuba native, Perez said he moved to the U.S. from Havana in 1967. In Cuba’s capital city, he said, there’s no such thing as a “Cuban sandwich.” “It’s just a sandwich,” Perez said with a chuckle. Perez was one of hundreds of people who packed Centennial Park for the annual festival. Perez, of Bartow, was attending for the first time. Read more from TBO.com.