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Langer’s Deli #44 Sandwich

It probably seems counter-intuitive to order anything other than the #19 at Langer’s Deli, but if you’re lucky enough to live in Los Angeles, why not risk another choice? After all, the Langer family...
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Faicco’s Pork Store: Gathering Savory Intel in Greenwich Village

Some establishments prove all too easy to bypass. Growing up, we’d always walk by Faicco’s Pork Store on the way to John’s Pizzeria, which was our go-to pizza spot at the time. Years later,...
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J&R Natural Meats: Keeping it Local and Simple in Templeton

How much can one plaza give? So far, the retail oasis just west of Highway 101 at Exit 224 furnished me with high value seafood at Pier 46 Seafood and locally roasted, fresh-brewed pourover...
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Brent’s Deli: Going Off The Grid to Reach Black Reuben

It was surprising to open Los Angeles magazine in October 2007 and find Patric Kuh’s list of the Top 10 Delis in Los Angeles. It’s a nice concept, and Kuh is obviously a talented...
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Langer’s Deli: Outshining New York’s Finest by MacArthur Park

Al Langer was born in 1913 and was working in Newark delis by age 11. After honing his meat slicing skills in Manhattan, the Catskills and Miami, he relocated to L.A. in 1936. Following...