"Goyim pastrami." That's what SFoodie's New York-loyal Jewish grandma angrily called any pastrami that wasn't served between two slices of rye with a dab of mustard. Even a reuben sandwich was suspect. Well, two-week old food truck La Pastrami has upped the ante on grandma's anger: enter the pastram ... More >>
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