URBANA — When Shai Mauth lived in Orange County in California, he loved eating West Coast pastrami sandwiches.
Mauth has brought that sandwich, along with two other popular pastrami favorites, to his new restaurant, Nation, which opened recently at 401 N. Broadway Ave., U.
“The inspiration came because I’m always craving pastrami when I’m wanting something nice and hot,” Mauth said. “It’s just not available around town, so I decided to open my own place to sell it.”
The deli restaurant employs two people.