Mile End Does Not Serve Three-Foot-Tall Novelty Pastrami Sandwiches for a Reason

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The Bernamoffs. Photo: Melissa Hom

It became a style of the 1950s and 1960s to stuff your face with food. Thats fine. Im not going to argue whether thats good for the Jewish people. But the reality is that thats not how we used to eat. Mile End owner Noah Bernamoff, on why neither his deli nor his sandwich shop serve Carnegie Deli-style sandwiches. Also, old-timey deli nostalgia is fine, but he really doesn't need "a picture of the old country on the wall with an old Polish guy with a string of bagels. [Edmonton Journal]