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Lean kosher corned beef or pastrami by overnight mail

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fancyeats Jul 23, 2010 05:06 PM

Once in a while I get a hankering for a good corned beef sandwich, but I don't live near a city with kosher options (good thing I like to eat vegetarian food most of the time). I was wondering if you've had any good experiences with ordering lean kosher corned beef or pastrami from a business that offers overnight shipping on ice and which businesses you might recommend.

Thanks!

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  1. weinstein5 RE: fancyeats Jul 26, 2010 10:16 AM

    You can order from Kohn's in St Louis - http://www.kohnskosher.com/ - I have had it shipped but what they server out of the deli is very good and I assume it would be the same or grillers pride out atlanta will also ship - http://www.grillerspride.com/

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      chicago maven RE: weinstein5 Jul 26, 2010 10:38 AM

      How do they get around shipping across state lines without a USDA number?

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        weinstein5 RE: chicago maven Jul 26, 2010 12:00 PM

        They might not make their own but rely on national brands -

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      ferret RE: fancyeats Jul 26, 2010 11:37 AM

      aviglatt.com also delivers. Keep your expectations low with all of these.

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        fancyeats RE: fancyeats Jul 26, 2010 05:19 PM

        Thank you for all the suggestions! I'll post again after I order.

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          SoCal Mother RE: fancyeats Jul 26, 2010 09:41 PM

          Jeff's Gourmet Sausage in Los Angeles. A bit lean for my old fashioned taste but the most flavorful deli I have ever eaten. (I have never ordered, I go there, but they do ship.)

          Another option is to buy pickled brisket or deckle from Golden Glatt West and cook it, but then you will need to slice it by hand and it won't be deli-thin.

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