Best Reuben in Omaha, Ne

Omaha Can you say Reuben?

Can You Say Best Reuben In Omaha?

The Reuben may have been invented here in Omaha at the Blackstone, but it is perfected at Swartz’s Delicatessen Home of the "Best Reuben in Omaha"

House cured Corned beef, our special Reuben sauce with double baked rye.
Omaha, have you ever tried a Reuben made with house cured, house smoked pastrami?  The spices and the smoke meld together to create a sensory taste explosion.
All of specialty sandwiches can get the special Reuben treatment.  Add sauce, kraut, cheese and heat it with double baked rye.  Omaha You’ve gotta try one.
 
Omaha is the birthplace of the Reuben Sandwich.

Omaha, Nebraska, 1922 the origin story is that Reuben Kulakofsky  a Jewish Lithuanian-born grocer residing in Omaha, Nebraska, was the inventor, perhaps as part of a group effort by members of Kulakofsky's weekly poker game held in the Blackstone Hotel from around 1920 through 1935. The story goes; Reuben Kulakofsky takes a break during a card game and fixes himself a sandwich consisting of corned beef and sauerkraut. Hence, “The Birth of the Reuben” the sandwich first gained local fame in Omaha when it was placed on the Blackstone's lunch menu, and its fame spread when a former employee of the hotel won a national contest with the recipe In Omaha, March 14 was proclaimed as Reuben Sandwich Day. Swartz’s Delicatessen has been recognized as having Best Reuben in Omaha, Nebraska

 

 

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