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Food Truck for Iconic Miami Restaurant Versailles to Give Free Samples During South Beach Wine and Food Festival

Free samples of the restaurant's Cuban Sandwich will be handed out.



    The food truck will be at various locations in South Beach this weekend.

    Miami's iconic Cuban restaurant Versailles restaurant is coming to the South Beach Wine and Food Festival this weekend.

    The Smithfield Packing Company, Inc., meat purveyors, teamed up with Versailles to create the Smithfield Versailles Cuban Combo food truck.

    Free samples of Versailles’ legendary Cuban sandwich, that include Smithfield roast pork, sweet ham and Swiss cheese on Cuban bread at nighttime events on Friday and Saturday nights and at Sunday’s SOBE “Trucks on Midtown Tracks” event hosted by Travel Channel’s Andrew Zimmern.

    Stop by for a taste at these locations:

    Friday, Feb. 22, at 1545 Collins Avenue from 12 -2 a.m.; Saturday, Feb. 23 at the Dream Hotel (1111 Collins Avenue) from 12:00 a.m.-2:00 am; and Sunday, Feb. 24, from 3:00 p.m.-6:00 pm in Midtown (3101 NE 1st Avenue).

    The food truck was conceived by Smithfield as a new, fun way to connect with attendees at this year's SOBE Wine & Food Festival. For late-night snacks, the colorful Smithfield food truck will be available to hand out the perfect nosh for free for everyone to enjoy!

    In case you are craving this ultimate sandwich after this weekend- here's the DIY recipe, courtesy of Smithfield and Versailles.

    The World Famous “Sandwich Cubano”

    Serves 2-4

    1 loaf Cuban bread
    16oz Sweet Ham
    10oz Smithfield Roast Pork
    10oz Swiss cheese
    8 Thin Dill Pickle Slices
    Yellow Mustard

    Cut the loaf of bread horizontally.
    Layer the ham then the pork on the bottom half of the bread.
    Spread a thin line of the mustard over the pork, followed by the pickle slices and the cheese.
    Top with the top half of the bread.
    Cut the sandwich into the desired portions and brush the outside crusts with melted butter.
    Place the sandwich on a preheated sandwich press and press down on the sandwich.
    Let it cook until the sandwich is heated through….cheese is melted and crusts are toasted.