Some of the best Yelp and Chowhound threads come from out-of-towners looking for local places to get their favorite foods. Often these foods are totally localized, like the burrito is in San Francisco. So it is with this discussion of Pastrami sandwiches in the Bay Area.
The original poster is from L.A., but New York transplants will likely be interested in this discussion, too. Unfortunately, the consensus of this thread and another linked within it is that most of the pastrami sandwiches in the Bay Area suck. But here’s where you can find the best of a reputedly bad lot.
Best Pastrami Sandwich Joint in SF? [Chowhound]