The jibarito has Puerto Rican roots, but the sandwich’s story began two decades ago in Chicago. NBC 5’s Food Guy Steve Dolinsky stopped by one well-known jibarito spot.
With the Puerto Rican Festival running Thursday through Sunday in Humboldt Park, NBC 5’s Food Guy Steve Dolinsky says there’s a sandwich you need to know about. It’s the jibarito – a creation widely acknowledged to have started in Chicago more than 20 years ago by a Puerto Rican restaurant owner. Borinquen gets the credit for starting it, but boy…