Food Paradise: Deli Paradise

  (8 restaurants)     Aired on: February 20, 2013 
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Molinari Delicatessen
373 Columbus Ave
San Francisco, CA 94133
(415) 421-2337
www.molinarisalame.com...
  • Italian Salame Sandwich
    top seller; w/ mustard, mayo, tomatoes, onions, pepperoncinis, provolone & lettuce served on sub roll; looks good
4.5 out of 5
942 ratings
since 1896; specialize in Italian salames and sausages; "salame Nazis" (you better know your order when it's your turn...part of the charm); Michael Jackson, Bill Cosby, Howard Stern, Elizabeth Taylor have eaten here
2
Kramarczuk Sausage Company
215 E Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55414
(612) 379-3018
www.kramarczuk.com
  • Combination Plate
    top seller; large cabbage roll, three pyrohy, choice of sausage & sauerkraut
  • Cabbage Roll (Holubets)
    cabbage leaves stuffed w/ mixture of beef, pork and rice served w/ a tomato cream sauce; looks good
  • Krakowska Sausage
    made from hand trimmed pork loins combined w/ spices including garlic & white pepper; ready to eat and best served w/ cheese & crackers; also available sliced as a luncheon meat (Guy had the sandwich)
  • Varenyky
    dough dumplings stuffed w/ meat, cheese & potato, sauerkraut or sweet cheese served w/ sour cream or horseradish sour cream sauce
4.0 out of 5
302 ratings
est. 1954; Minneapolis landmark; Eastern European cuisine; sausage, bread and piroshky "made by hand from scratch w/ the finest and freshest ingredients"; Other Recipes: Szegedin Goulash
3
Nate 'n Al Delicatessen & Restaurant
414 N Beverly Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 274-0101
www.natenal.com
  • Bagels
    NY-style
  • Matzo Brei
    pan-fried matzah w/ eggs & drawn butter; looks good
4.0 out of 5
801 ratings
est. 1945; use certified angus beef for corn beef, brisket, short ribs, hamburgers; Johnny Carson, Larry King, Kareem Abdul Jabbar, Alice Cooper have eaten here
4
Zingerman's Delicatessen
422 Detroit St
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
(734) 663-3354
www.zingermansdeli.com...
  • Bacon of the Month Club
    different artisinal bacon shipped the first week of each month for 1 year; brilliant!
  • Lisa C.'s Boisterous Brisket
    hand-pulled beef brisket simmered in house-made BBQ sauce on a soft bun, served w/ a side of applewood-smoked baked beans; featured in Esquire magazine and on Oprah! (Oprah gave it an 11 out of 10); looks good
  • Zingerman's Reuben
    top seller; house-cured corned beef, Switzerland Swiss cheese, Brinery sauerkraut & Russian dressing on grilled, hand-sliced Jewish rye bread; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1544 ratings
est. 1982; 97 sandwich choices; long lines
5
Canter's Deli
419 N Fairfax Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 651-2030
www.cantersdeli.com...
  • Canter's Fairfax Sandwich
    hot corned beef & pastrami piled high on rye; served w/ side of cole slaw & potato salad; looks good
  • Potato Pancakes
    appetizer; ground potatoes, onions, cornmeal, spices, pattied, flat top-seared & deep-fried; served w/ apple sauce or sour cream
  • Brooklyn Ave Sandwich
    choice of corned beef or pastrami (corned beef is recommended), cole slaw & homemade Russian dressing served on rye; looks good
3.5 out of 5
2909 ratings
#1 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Late Night Eats); since 1931; Art Deco decor & trademark autumn leaves ceiling; open 24 hours & only closed on Jewish holidays; Marilyn Monroe, Jack Benny, Elizabeth Taylor, Sydney Poitier, Mel Brooks, Wilt Chamberlain, Brooke Shields, Bill Cosby have eaten here; adjacent Kibitz Room features a full bar and small stage where Guns 'n' Roses played when starting out
6
Carnegie Deli Inc (CLOSED)
854 7th Ave
New York, NY 10019
(212) 757-2245
www.carnegiedeli.com...
  • Pastrami Sandwich
    pepper-crusted; approx. 1-lb served on rye bread; mustard is only condiment (mayo is a no-no); looks good
  • Reuben Sandwich
    open-faced & huge
3.5 out of 5
2132 ratings
CLOSED; #8 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); est. 1937; across from Carnegie Hall; all gargantuan sandwiches are overstuffed w/ at least one pound of meat..."if you can put your mouth around the sandwich, we made a mistake...if you finish, we made a mistake"-Owner Sandy Levine; many celebrities have eaten here
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Goldbergs' Famous Delicatessen
3924 Factoria Blvd SE
Bellevue, WA 98006
(425) 641-6622
www.goldbergsdeli.com...
  • Hot Reuben Sandwich
    5-lb sandwich; served on double-baked grilled crisp rye bread piled high w/ meat, hot sauerkraut, melted imported Swiss cheese & Russian dressing; served w/ potato salad, coleslaw or vegetarian baked beans; so big, it's held together w/ 2 steak knives (rather than toothpicks); eat in 25 minutes to get free meal & T-shirt
3.5 out of 5
464 ratings
#53 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown)
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Rubin's Kosher Restaurant (CLOSED)
500 Harvard St
Brookline, MA 02446
(617) 731-8787
www.rubinskosher.com...
  • Hot Brisket Sandwich
    signature dish; sliced beef brisket on bread (comes w/ no condiments)
3.0 out of 5
119 ratings
CLOSED; since 1927; kosher kitchen
 Food Paradise: Deli Paradise  (8 restaurants)     Aired on: February 20, 2013