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Cemitas Are Mexico's Most Delicious Dish And You Should Try It

Warning: This will make your extremely hungry.

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So, let's talk about a sandwich that doesn't get as much love as it deserves. I'm talking about the cemita.

If you grew up with this, you already know what I'm talking about.

So, what exactly is this delicious Mexican food item? It's essentially a torta made with a lightly-toasted, brioche-like sesame bun.

The cemita originates from the state of Puebla, Mexico, and is often referred to as a cemita Poblana.

Typically, the cemita contains papalo herbs, fresh-cut onions, avocados...

...Queso Oaxaca that's pulled apart into thin strings, making every bite a very cheesy experience...

..And then, there's the chipotle. Cemitas were the reason chipotle was created.

God was like, "OK, I've made this really dope torta. But it needs something. You know what? I'm God. I'll just make a whole new flavor! And it'll be called CHIPOTLE!"

And it made the cemita taste HEAVENLY.

Last but not least, there's the meat: beef, pork, or chicken cutlets, that brings all the flavors together to deliver an unforgettable taste of awesomeness.

If you want to take the cemita to a whole new level, order it with breaded meat.

Just go up to the food truck and ask, "¡¿ME DA UNA CEMITA DE MILANEZA POR FAVOR?!"

The cemita is a culinary masterpiece.

The cemita is the reason you wake up every morning.

It's proof that something so simple can still deliver a gratifying experience.

And to those who grew up with it, cemitas take us back to the days of family outings at the food truck before food trucks were a thing.

Cemita + Jarritos = TEARS OF JOY.

No matter how tough life gets...

No matter how sad you feel...

There's not a single problem that a cemita can't fix.

Life is all about the little things... and CEMITAS.

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