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Pastrami sandwich

Not langers. Not wexlers. Good ole greenblatts. Crunchy crust. Ample juicy and tasty pastrami. Courteous deli. 12.95 comes with side. 2.50 extra for over stuffed.

 
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  1. Is that the regular or overstuffed? Is the pastrami cut thick? Did they include pickle wedges?

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    1. re: nosh

      Overstuffed. Half shown.
      It isn't sliced as thick as langers but about 2x most places. I didn't specify anything in particular. Yes on pickle wedges. Bout an hour after I finished it both halves still enjoying the pastrami spice flavor. Give it a shot you won't get hurt.

      1. re: JAB

        Oh yes. Swiss. I like horseradish, Swiss and throw cold kraut into some of it. Pastrami au naturale won't be missing anything tho.

          1. re: JAB

            Mustard is for pussies. Try horseradish. No really just do what u like cuz if you have top pastrami it's going to be just fine.

            1. re: jessejames

              I can see that. Wexler's mustard may have had a touch of horseradish. It seemed stronger than Guldens.

              1. re: JAB

                I will look forward to trying wexlers when I'm downtown.

                1. re: jessejames

                  Isn't the hot mustard at Phillippes spiked with a lot of horseradish?

                    1. re: JAB

                      There's a brand called beaver which does mustards and some w horseradish and just horseradish too. Some spots have it if u ask.

                2. re: JAB

                  Fresh mustard is plenty spicy. It mellows big time as it ages. No horseradish necessary if you've got fresh, high-quality mustard.

                  1. re: cacio e pepe

                    That's right, no horseradish in hot mustard like Phillippe's.

                    I was taught how to make it by the late Steve Fink who was the owner of the Pasadena Sandwich Company. His version was a close replica of Philippe's and it was made primarily from 2 ingredients - dry mustard powder and stale beer.

        1. And you can get a terrific glass of wine to pair with it!

          1. I like Greenblatt's. I love Langer's. Both are more than worthy of my money.

            1. I just had the Pastrami sandwich at ink.sack today for the first time and it's really a good sandwich. Smokey and peppery and it's small but only $7.

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                  1. re: jessejames

                    Cold Fried Chicken. The Jose Andres, Graviax, and Pastrami. All really good.
                    Next time I'll try the Reuben, Corned Beef and egg, Turkey melt and the Chorizo-egg-cheese

                    1. re: wienermobile

                      Yum. I've had some of those. Good work!

                      1. re: wienermobile

                        Don't forget about the banh mi, it was my one of my favorites.

                        1. re: A5 KOBE

                          And unlike the Mendocino Farms iteration, the ink.sac version is firmly rooted in the traditional bahn mi.