Mr. S and I miss many things from the East coast, one of which is a good Jewish deli serving up corned beef, pastrami, bagels and lox. Our prayers have been answered.
Wise Sons had its soft opening this weekend, but the food was anything but tentative. The corned beef and pastrami reubens were bold and resolute in its delivery of well-seasoned and perfectly cooked meat love. Yes, meat love. Because that is what you feel when you bite into this salty, creamy, tangy vehicle of comfort.
Oh yea, the corn rye bread is buttered and toasted on a hot griddle, resulting in a crispy golden shell. Yea, you know what I’m talkin’ about.
Corned beef reuben (sauerkraut, swiss, and russian) with cole slaw or potato salad, and pickle $13.50
The standout is the texture of the meat – not at all stringy. Cut on the bias, each slice melts in your mouth.
Pickle Plate (assorted veggies: pickle, radish, kraut, beets, celery) $4
Just like the sign on the way out says- In America you can eat challah everyday.
You really can. And it is so good.
Shotwell at 24th
(Projected official opening this week.)