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The latest from Sandwichton, Colo.

I have a few updates for keen sandwich-watchers. It's been a while since my last update, but that doesn't mean things have been quiet in the world of sandwiches.

First, three new reviews are coming soon. They are the Mesa Verde Cheesy Green Chile Grilled Chicken, the Potbelly Italian and the Jabo's Carolina, in order of deliciousness.

Second, I would like to announce a personal Sandwich Quest I'm looking for help with. I seek the world's best Cuban sandwich — that's pork, cheese and pickles on pressed crusty bread, usually with some mustard on it. While I doubt even the best Cuban can rival a Carolina, I do know it will be a sandwich to write home about. But where will I find it? Noted Geography Expert Marisa suggested I might need to go to Cuba, as where else would the best Cuban come from? This hadn't occurred to me but I think she's right. Regional Sandwich Authority Joe thought I might be able to find one closer to home in Miami, where apparently several real Cubans live. I may need to start in Florida and go from there. This is all very exciting; I've had Colorado- and Louisiana-based Cuban sandwiches that were excellent, so my mind reels at the possibility of even better ones.

Third and finally, a word of caution — when making sandwiches from scratch at home, don't put Chinese mustard on tomatoes. It tastes weird and you won't like it. Stick to some fresh basil instead.


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