Corned Beef

Sep 23

Grilled Reuben Sandwich – Brownies Diner (Brawley, CA)

My obsession for Reubens is a well known fact. Over time however, I have become discerning in my preference for how a Reuben Sandwich is prepared. Is the Reuben a Deli Style versus Diner Style? Is the rye bread toasted versus grilled with butter or oil? Is the rye bread marbled, seeded or seedless? What …

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May 16

Pastrami Sandwich Review for Wienerschnitzel

Before anyone’s mouth starts to water thinking that this is a review for of a New York City style deli, all I can say is that Wienerschnitzel is about as a far from New York City and a deli as possible. Wienerschnitzel is a fast food hotdog drive through / walk up chain that started …

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Mar 23

Arby’s Reuben Sandwich Review

I recently posted I Have Been Diagnosed with NRNS (Need Reuben Now Syndrome) with a link to an Arby’s Restaurant humorous commercial highlighting their Reuben Sandwich. My intention was to try one soon and the opportunity presented itself after flying into San Diego this week. It has been years since I last ate a Reuben …

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Mar 22

Corned Beef, Far More Then The Atlantic Ocean Separates The Difference

The first time I explained to my Scottish friend Stuart what was in a Reuben Sandwich, he looked at me with pity and basically asked how could anyone enjoy a sandwich or a meal with “corned beef”?. It was only after we further discussed what we both defined as “corned beef” did we realize that …

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Mar 18

Corned Beef & Cabbage an Irish-American Saint Patty’s Day Classic

On March 17th almost everyone in the United States claims to have some Irish heritage in their blood. Aside from drinking green colored beer, chewing Guinness, wearing silly leprechaun green paper hats and being a little green around the gills from too much Irish Whiskey, there is the traditional meal of corned beef and cabbage. …

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