Entries by Langer's Deli

Thank you, Jonathan Gold and LA Weekly!

Langer’s Delicatessen-Restaurant has been named by Pulitzer Prize-winning food critic Jonathan Gold as one of the “99 Essential LA Restaurants”! We are so proud and so thankful to Jonathan and the LA Weekly, where his column runs, for this great honor. Make sure you click here to visit the complete article at LA Weekly.com, but […]

Bagels in the LA Times

Langer’s gets a mention in today’s profile of LA’s two biggest bagel vendors, Brooklyn Bagel and Western Bagel: Norm Langer, whose Langer’s Deli is across from MacArthur Park, says: “I can’t sell a sesame bagel in this neighborhood.” Brooklyn delivers his most popular bagels: onion, water and egg. Langer says bagel preferences reflect the change […]

Friend of Langer’s: Sonia Romero

Sonia Romero is an accomplished local artist who created an absolutely beautiful piece of art featuring Norm Langer and his late father Al in a classic Langer’s booth as part of the artwork featured at the Westlake Metro subway station. She now has received a commission from the Los Angeles County Arts Commission to design […]

Langer’s in the LA Weekly

Click here to check out the Langer’s review in the LA Weekly: The best drive-thru food in Los Angeles? … Why settle for a hamburger when you can have Langer’s pastrami? Plus, make sure you check out the Food section on LAWeekly.com for lots of great restaurant information, featuring Jonathan Gold.

Langer’s No. 19 – Olympic Diet?

So says The Los Angeles Times’ Chris Erskine in a recent column on the diminutive size of Team USA’s Olympic gymnasts: One question: Where exactly are the women in women’s gymnastics? I’ve got more meat on my thumb than most of these poor kids. Here’s a tip: The No. 19 at Langer’s Deli — the […]

Langer’s Wins #1 Deli in CityBest Competition!

Thanks to you, our loyal customers and fans, Langer’s Delicatessen-Restaurant has been selected TOP DELI in LOS ANGELES! Voters selected their favorite delis from a wide selection around the Southland; here’s how the final tally came out: Langer’s Delicatessen-Restaurant Brent’s Delicatessen & Restaurant Canter’s Fairfax Nate-n-Al’s Restaurant Art’s Deli Label Table Greenblatt’s Restaurant Fromin’s Restaurant […]

Langer’s at Gateline.com’s Cooking Corner

Langer’s received a very nice mention in the Cooking Corner: Homemade Pastrami article by David W. Cowles, carried by the Peninsula Gateway (www.gateline.com). In the article, which discusses the merits of and tasks behind creating your own pastrami at home, David discusses the historical background of pastrami preparation, its Romanian roots, and the non-controversy over […]

NPR report on MacArthur Park includes Langer’s perspective

Langer’s owner Norm Langer was part of an in-depth look at the MacArthur Park area of Langer’s, which is home to the delicatessen-restaurant. The story focuses on the FBI’s efforts to crack down on gang activity in the area, and includes insight and perspective from Norm: If you’re looking for a fake I.D., MacArthur Park […]

Langer’s in Los Angeles Magazine

Langer’s Delicatessen-Restaurant was privileged to be a part of the “Sweet 16” in Los Angeles Magazine’s “64 Greatest Things about LA” promotion (click here for more info). But we were surprised to see in the June issue (on newsstands now – buy a copy!) a short discussion of our spirited participation in the promotion: Norm […]

Mayor Riordan on Langer’s in the LA Times

Former Los Angeles mayor and restaurant owner Richard Riordan gave an interview published in the LA Times today in which he is quoted as possibly assembling a landmark restaurant consortium – possibly to include Langer’s? Well, you decide: …He’s played with the idea of putting together a group of landmark Los Angeles restaurants for a […]