3. Pastrami on Rye
New York City’s delis might be run out of town if they decided not to offer this popular favorite–pastrami on rye. This classic sandwich has been delighting taste buds throughout the city since the late nineteenth century. Pastrami is typically made from smoked, steamed and seasoned beef brisket, and many NYC delis have a signature pastrami sandwich on offer. If you love this staple, you’ll never go hungry when you visit New York City as it’s all over town. Head to Katz’s Deli on the Lower East Side for their original hand-carved pastrami on rye with a kosher dill pickle on the side. They’ve been serving up this iconic sammy since 1887.