A call to the 2nd Avenue Deli reveals that its forthcoming location at 1442 First Avenue and 75th Street wont open till after Passover, so likely May at the earliest. Theres still no date set. In the meantime, Saveur, in conjunction with its awesome sandwich issue (not online), talks to manager Steve Cohen and deli man David Gonzalez about the great equalizer their pastrami sandwich. Well, its not quite the great equalizer. Heres how Cohen feels about mayo and white bread: We frown on it but we do what the customer likes. Its a sure sign that youre not a deli aficionado.
Sandwich Stories: Pastrami on Rye [Saveur]