Video: Overheard at the 2nd Avenue Deli

At the 2nd Avenue Deli yesterday it was even more jammed and chaotic than you may have heard — a kind of Fall of Saigon in reverse, with pastrami sandwiches standing in for helicopters. But we were there on the spot, to see how the new place fared when measured against its legendary progenitor — especially in the minds of the city’s most ferociously loyal customers.