Reuben

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 02

Very Good Reuben Sandwich – Post Street Ale House (Spokane, WA)

While visiting Spokane, WA on a recent business trip I found myself settling in at the bar of the Post Street Ale House, wondering what’s good. The restaurant itself was very busy for a weeknight and the beer selection was as impressive as the food menu. I quickly selected a cask-style IPA (Ninkasi, very good) …

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Apr 19

Subway’s Big Hot Pastrami Sandwich Review

Why would I even consider reviewing a sandwich from Subway? There is only one reason. This sandwich contains Subway’s version of Pastrami, the seasoned cousin of Corned Beef. After a very disappointing experience with the Arby’s Reuben Sandwich, I felt that fast food cured beef deserved another chance. Before I write anymore, let me make …

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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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