It's because of an "illegal gas connection."
From the Bronx down to Brooklyn, these are the places all pastrami lovers must visit.
Simply pick up the phone.
"A very large man in a very expensive-looking suit told us there is no way in hell we are getting in."
Tough times in the pastrami business.
Drama in the land of pastrami.
There's an impostor Carnegie Deli in Bangkok.
It's the lawsuit that's rocking the delicatessen world.
The deli is changing its tune.
Marbled rye and matzo balls.
Roger Berkowitz is quickly becoming the Hunter S. Thompson of the food blogosphere.
Missed the recent pickle-eating contest? Don't worry, there are others.
Plus: four restaurant birthday celebrations, and more, in our daily roundup of neighborhood food news.
Plus: free ice-cream sandwiches, and more, in our daily roundup of neighborhood news.
Will the Carnegie Deli have to pull a 2nd Avenue Deli and move?
Also in the magazine this week: A tofu installation opens in Pat LaFrieda's old warehouse, and the Manhattan Cocktail Classic launches.
Plus: protesting Nestlé via Twitter, and asparagus season begins, all in our morning news roundup.
The landmark deli is opening an outpost in a Pennsylvania casino.
Thought the lines at the Big Apple Barbecue Block Party were bad? No, THIS is bad.
The “Corned Beef and Pastrami Maven” will be missed.