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Where does pastrami really come from?

Where does pastrami really come from?

Andrew Silverstein, The Forward May 11, 2022

There’s a rumor about history of pastrami. That it’s from Texas, not New York. The idea has been kicking around since 2015, first as wild speculation by a New York food critic, then as probable fact by the magazine Texas Monthly. If this controversy...

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