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May 22, 2007 03:07 PM

Katz's To Go??

I am visiting New York for only a couple of days and trying to get in all my favorites. I was planning on picking up a couple of sandwiches to go for our plane ride home - do you think they will last or would it be better to get the meat platter and bread on the side??


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  1. The rye bread used for the pastrami sandwiches deteriorate pretty quickly and will not survive long for very long.

    2 Replies
    1. re: KTinNYC

      I can never eat more than half a sandwich, so I take home leftovers whenever I have deli. Ask for (or buy) extra rye bread, and change the bread on the sandwich when you get home. I haven't tried this with Katz's pastrami, but I also usually pop just the meat (no bread) in the microwave for a few seconds to get it warm before putting it on the new bread. Add some mustard and enjoy!

      1. re: JMJD

        I usually get them as take out and have no problems after 45 minutes or so. Just make sure you get the mustard on the side, I also don't order my sandwiches with rye bread

    2. It's a great sandwich to go, although you may be attacked by hungry passengers on your flight <g>. Get the pastrami on Club instead of on Rye.