This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: "https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr"

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
jump to last post 1-2 of 2 discussions (4 posts)

Is the place you live known for a special sandwich? If so, what is it?

  1. DeborahNeyens profile image97
    DeborahNeyensposted 4 years ago

    Is the place you live known for a special sandwich? If so, what is it?

    Philadelphia has the cheese steak. Chicago has the Italian beef. What is the specialty sandwich where you live and where do you get the best one?

  2. J.S.Matthew profile image82
    J.S.Matthewposted 4 years ago

    In my area there are a lot of Portuguese people from the Azores (I am about 25% myself!). They brought with them some really awesome food! Although seafood is the most popular fare, steak is also a specialty and it is usually very affordable ($5-8 for average steak sandwich, 6-10" long). The name of the steak varies but is usually called "bife a casa", "Bife a Portuguesa", "Bife no Prego" or simply, "Prego No Pao". It may have other names referencing local communities/chefs/restaurants.

    The sandwich is usually served with a fried egg and a roasted red pepper on top and french fries (pan fried) either in the sandwich or on the side. Think lots of garlic! This is a very popular local favorite and many people will drive a few miles to their favorite Portuguese restaurant. Originally, the cut of steak was tenderized "flank" but many places now use different cuts. Now I'm Hungry! Great question.

    JSMatthew~

    (Check out this recipe for Vietnamese Marinated Pork Sandwich. It's easy and very healthy and delicious: http://hub.me/abuBW)

    1. DeborahNeyens profile image97
      DeborahNeyensposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      That sounds delicious, J.S. Matthew! Is that a particular part of Massachusetts or  can it be found all over?

    2. J.S.Matthew profile image82
      J.S.Matthewposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I think it is really isolated to the Southcoast area of Mass and Rhode Island. This includes the cities of Fall River and New Bedford, MA and local cities over the Mass border into RI such as Tiverton and Providence.

      We also have Chourico and chips!

 
working