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Get Your Last Meal Here: Hershel’s East Side Deli

Monday, March 29, 2010

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Get Your Last Meal Here: Hershel’s East Side Deli

Steve Safern knew for 20 years that he had a restaurant to open.  When he finally teamed up with college roommate and long-time restaurant man Andy Walsh to open Hershel’s East Side Deli four years ago, the story of the restaurant was actually more than 64 years in the making.  Hershel’s serves a full Kosher-style [...]

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Last Chance For $4.95 Corned Beef Sandwiches At Kibitz

Monday, October 26, 2009

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Last Chance For $4.95 Corned Beef Sandwiches At Kibitz

One of Philadelphia’s best value-priced sandwiches is disappearing at the end of the month.  The Kibitz Room’s October special $4.95 hot corned beef sandwich has warmed our hearts and stomachs these past weeks, and the clock is ticking before it vanishes.  A half-pound of Kibitz’ steamed corned beef and a pickle for just five bucks [...]

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In A Pickle: David Sax Crusades To Save The Deli

Monday, October 19, 2009

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In A Pickle: David Sax Crusades To Save The Deli

We’re giving away a copy of David Sax’s book Save the Deli: In Search of Perfect Pastrami, Crusty Rye, and the Heart of Jewish Delicatessen. Read the post to learn how to win! David Sax is our kind of guy. The Canadian born Jewish freelance writer spent the past year or so traveling the globe [...]

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The Kibitz Room: Passionate About Pastrami & Pickles

Monday, May 11, 2009

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The Kibitz Room: Passionate About Pastrami & Pickles

As the name suggests, The Kibitz Room has an informal atmosphere where the deli men crack jokes about as fast as they slice the meat.  And this traditional Jewish deli has a few rules: corned beef, pastrami and brisket are only served hot; there is absolutely no white bread; no French’s yellow mustard; and no [...]

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Around the Web: Brine Your Own Corned Beef

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

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Around the Web: Brine Your Own Corned Beef

Over at Coconut & Lime, recipe blogger extraordinaire Rachel Rappaport has great step by step directions for making Homemade Corned Beef. The instructions call for brining a beef brisket; a process which entails marinating the meat in sodium nitrite and spices for 12 days to make it melt in your mouth tender. Rachel does admit [...]

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Ladder 15 Serves Up Sandwiches With Swagger

Monday, March 30, 2009

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Ladder 15 Serves Up Sandwiches With Swagger

Unbreaded’s Ben Greenberg contributed to this review. The shiny-new Ladder 15 has a warm, industrial feel and an imaginative menu that will surely transform this former working firehouse into a different kind of hot spot.  The 100-seat space is a combination of steel, brick, stone and rich mahogany, (and plasma behind the bar) complete with [...]

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Harold’s New York Deli: The Greatest Delicatessen On Earth

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

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Harold’s New York Deli: The Greatest Delicatessen On Earth

Just off Exit 10 of the New Jersey Turnpike in Edison, NJ lies a sleeping giant called Harold’s New York Deli. The 300 seat restaurant is home to the world’s premiere corned beef and pastrami, served a mile high on bread so fresh it’s delivered four times a day. The “small” sandwiches weigh close to [...]

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Mystic Celt: Tasty, True, But Where’s The Beef?

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

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Mystic Celt: Tasty, True, But Where’s The Beef?

Editor’s note: Rachel Lowen is a Chicago-based sandwich fanatic who is unbreading the Windy City. It’s St. Patty’s week- yes week- here in Chicago and everyone’s Irish. Sandwich-wise, this means corned beef is king, and when word got out that a north side pub soaks theirs in Guinness post-carving, pre-sandwich, we figured it might be [...]

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