Passion for Corned Beef

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If I had known the passions that Corned Beef raises in this town, I might not have started. Today, for example, I asked a few coworkers for suggestions on where I might find a good Corned Beef Sandwich. I needn't have asked—"Slyman's", they all replied. "But what about around here?" (Public Square), I asked. And so ensued a lively debate.

A few weeks back I was taking pictures of the Sportsman's Restaurant (Established 1947) on St. Clair. A woman accosted me and asked me what I was doing. I explained my strange hobby and she turned ferocious: "The really do serve the Best Corned Beef in Cleveland there!" Well, I would try them and see how they rated, I replied. "No, you don't understand, they really do serve the best!" she reiterated.

There are so many places that claim to serve the best! Nobel Road Corned Beef.jpg Yesterday evening in Cleveland Heights, I found a small restaurant on Noble Road that claims to serve "Cleveland's Finest 'Hot' Corned Beef". I imagine there's a company out there churning out these signs since they seem fairly common. Perhaps I'll get a closeup of one and we can figure out where they're coming from.

Maybe I'll even figure out how to obtain one of my own. Maybe we'll find a giant conglomerate with a near monopoly on the regional Corned Beef distribution.

Maybe I'll just gain a pound or two in the process.

Later this afternoon in the office I was asked what I liked about Corned Beef. I explained a bit of what I was looking for. And, in exchange, was treated to this individual's passion for the subject. He likes it crumbly. No fat to keep it all together. Definitely crumbly.

I have since asked him to be a guest writer on this site. Of course, his passion will be different than mine. But he displayed a passion for Corned Beef, nonetheless.

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