Not a deli aficionado, but always in search of a place that serves corned beef or pastrami something like Carnegie Deli, I came across Zinsky's (NE quadrant of Preston-Royal between Starbucks and Baskin Robbins, same strip as Purple Cow) this week.
Everything from the chili to matzo ball soup - and the pastrami Reuben, of course - were phenomenal. have returned twice. ... And the savory dill pickles, served like chips and salsa at a Tex-Mex joint, even engaged my five-year- old son, who ate nearly a complete bowl this evening.
Moreover, the atmosphere is clean and crisp, offering a variety a good tunes.
Zinsky's just opened about a month ago. Check it out: http://www.zinskys.com/.