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Best Corned Beef in D.C.

Marty L. | Mar 1, 2006 10:30 AM

Yup, Cafe Deli is what it was cracked up to be. Best corned beef I've had in this area -- by a long shot. This is of the melt-in-your-mouth, luscious variety. They make it on-site. Their pastrami is from Chicago -- I believe he said from Vienna Beef; so I imagine it's pretty good, but perhaps not different from what you can find elsewhere if you look hard enough.

The corned beef, though: Well, it may not be to everyone's liking -- these things are awfully idiosyncratic, depending on where your holy grail of deli meats might be -- but I'm fairly sure you won't find anything quite like it 'round these parts.

Hat tip to Mark Slater over on the Rockwell site -- and to the customer who brought CD to his attention.

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