Sandwich Report Card: Corned Beef and Pastrami

Get the dish on the corned beef and pastrami sandwich from Katz's deli that is one of the contenders for Adam Richman's Best Sandwich in America.
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Corned Beef and Pastrami Sandwich

Corned Beef and Pastrami Sandwich

In the Northeast region, 3 sandwiches go head-to-head for a chance to be the regional champ. The last of these is the Corned Beef and Pastrami Sandwich from Katz's Delicatessen. Get the facts on this contender and the recipe so you can make it at home.

Corned Beef and Pastrami Sandwich

Where to Find It:
Katz's Delicatessen
205 East Houston St
New York, NY 10002

In 1888, a Russian immigrant family established a deli on the Lower East Side of New York City. It was home to many newly emigrated families and the community became very close. Everyone knew that Katz's was the place to go for flavors of the Old World. Today that loyal following continues.

BITE Score Rating:

B (Bread) - Classic deli rye - no other bread will do.
I (Interior) - The best pastrami and corned beef I have ever had.
T (Taste) - It's extraordinary. No sandwich can compare to a Katz's sandwich.
E (Experience) - An experience unto itself.

Result: Defeated by DiNic's Roast Pork Sandwich


* Rye Bread
* Pastrami
* Corned Beef
* Cole Slaw
* Russian Dressing

* Place pastrami and corned beef on a piece of rye bread.
* Add coleslaw on top.
* Add Russian dressing over the meat and coleslaw.
* Top with a piece of rye bread.

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