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Cuban food

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Specifically, I'm looking for a cuban sandwich. I'm not hopeful, but there's always a chance.

Barring the ability to just buy one, does anyone know of a good place to pick up turkey?

A new friend of mine is really really aching for a Cuban and I want to deliver. I'll make it myself if I have to, but Hanamasa by my house only sells smoked turkey 'fingers'

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  1. I emailed the Cuban embassy yesterday, anyone care to take a guess on if they'll respond or not?

      1. re: Chinon00

        Here in Tokyo? Indefinitely.
        Cuba? Never been.

        Miami for Cuban sandwiches - many times!

        1. re: lost squirrel

          And it had turkey?! The only Cuban sandwich that I'm familiar with includes: ham, roasted pork, cheese, yellow mustard and pickles with the whole thing pressed.

      2. There is a cuban restaurant in roppongi Bodeguita....dunno is they have they serve a "real" cuban sandwich though. Maybe you could ask them for ideas on where to buy legit ingredients?

        http://r.tabelog.com/tokyo/rstdtl/130... (Japanese)
        http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/... (English)

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        1. re: tokyosalaryman

          I've seen that in my searches, their official website is here

          But there are no Cubans unfortunately. Maybe the waitstaff will be able to help me though, good idea!