Josh's Deli: Reubens, Jewbans, and More
In an effort to bring the old Jewish-deli concept back where, surprisingly, there isn't one like it, Josh Marcus and his second in command, Jason Suttmiller, offer all the favorites: pastrami, corned beef, Reubens, and tongue sandwiches, among plenty of others.
It's a perfectly quaint deli, and though it's not Kosher, it's completely Kosher with us.
I made it to Josh's Deli after a full night's travel the previous day. Exhausted and functioning on four hours of sleep, I was greeted by a warm welcome. "Look at you. You look like a flowy vision," Marcus said. I then asked Suttmiller to hit me up with a "Jewban." I was on my way to sandwich salvation.
Each sandwich arrives with a small side of homemade coleslaw and a dill pickle spear. The cheese was gooey, the pastrami and roast pork meaty, and the sandwich was pleasantly hot.
I asked for a pastrami sandwich ($9.95) to go. Suttmiller requested that I let him know a few minutes before I planned on leaving so he could prepare it then.
There isn't anything like Josh's Deli around here, unless you trek to Aventura. But even if there were delis everywhere around Miami, Josh's would be the one where you'd find the best experience.
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