If you’re looking to try a newer Cubano contender in the neighborhood, check out Mi Salsa Kitchen. The pork shoulder is tender and stringy and tastes great in the mess of pickles and thinly sliced ham. We know our colleagues down at Infatuation Miami might give us a hard time for this, but the Cubano is only improved with a dip or dollop of some of Mi Salsa’s other sauces - specifically the chimichurri or the mojo pickled onion-loaded criollo.
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