Langer's Pastrami, What's the Secret?
Our OC gang of 7 made the holy pilgrimage last Tu and the pastrami was simply incredible (#1, 10, 19, plain & others), giving the lie to whiners and snivelers on previous threads. When Norm came over to chat and we asked about coming to OC he laughed it off, as we assume he is wont to do.
So, in between pilgrimages any suggestions for imitating Langer's pastrami at home? We have Komodo and Weber grills and several kinds of ovens and smokers. The bread has us puzzled too, nothing we've seen in OC comes close other than perhaps that at the late Tommy Pastrami's. Don't try this at home?
My best advice would be to go to Langer's, eat and then buy some bread and pastrami to go and assemble them at home.
He is a very smart businessman...in every single aspect.
Love the fact he's where he's at and won't branch out.
Good luck :).
You can buy the bread and unsliced ol' lump of pastrami at Langers, drive it home to OC, heat it up and serve it to your guests.
But good pastrami is complex and great pastrami is a miracle. Expect to be dissappointed.