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Shorty Goldstein's pastrami will soon ride again! (Photo/Instagram-@chefmichaelsiegel)

Shorty Goldstein’s pastrami lives on!

The weekday deli Shorty Goldstein’s closed in San Francisco’s Financial District last March, but fans of Shorty’s pastrami can now rejoice: It is coming back, but the commute will be much longer. (Bummer for J. staff — it was just around the corner from our office!) Former chef-owner Michael Siegel has announced he’ll be executive chef at a new modern diner in Sonoma called Mint & Liberty. The menu is still being finalized, but he says it will include some distinct Jewish items, such as pastrami, matzah ball soup and stuffed cabbage. Mint & Liberty will be located in the Maxwell Village Center at 19101 Sonoma Highway 12. There is no opening date yet; to find out more, visit mintandliberty.com.

Alix Wall
Alix Wall

Alix Wall is a contributing editor to J. She is also the founder of the Illuminoshi: The Not-So-Secret Society of Bay Area Jewish Food Professionals and is writer/producer of a documentary-in-progress called "The Lonely Child."