Food Paradise: Deli Paradise

  (8 restaurants)    
Aired on: February 20, 2013 
Aired on: February 20, 2013 
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Kramarczuk's Sausage Company ($$)
(514 ratings)

215 E Hennepin Ave Map It!
Minneapolis, MN 55414
(612) 379-3018
  • 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
4.5 out of 5
514 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
Molinari Delicatessen ($$)
(1361 ratings)

373 Columbus Ave Map It!
San Francisco, CA 94133
(415) 421-2337
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Deli Paradise
  • Italian Salame Sandwich
    top seller; w/ mustard, mayo, tomatoes, onions, pepperoncinis, provolone & lettuce served on sub roll; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1361 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
Nate'n Al DelicatessenSee Nate'n Al Delicatessen Video ($$)
(1886 ratings)

414 N Beverly Dr Map It!
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 274-0101
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Deli Paradise
  • Bagels
  • Matzo Brei
    pan-fried matzah w/ eggs & drawn butter; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1886 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
Zingerman's DelicatessenSee Zingerman's Delicatessen Video ($$)
(2540 ratings)

422 Detroit St Map It!
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
(734) 663-3354
  • 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
2540 ratings
est. 1982; 97 sandwich choices; long lines
Canter's DeliSee Canter's Deli Video ($$)
(4417 ratings)

419 N Fairfax Ave Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 651-2030
  • 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
4417 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
Carnegie Deli [CLOSED]See Carnegie Deli Video ($$)
(2133 ratings)

854 7th Ave Map It!
New York, NY 10019
(212) 757-2245
  • 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
2133 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
Goldbergs' Famous Delicatessen [CLOSED] ($$)
(552 ratings)

3924 Factoria Blvd SE Map It!
Bellevue, WA 98006
(425) 641-6622
  • 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
552 ratings
[CLOSED]; #53 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown)
Rubin's Kosher Restaurant [CLOSED]See Rubin's Kosher Restaurant Video ($$)
(126 ratings)

500 Harvard St Map It!
Brookline, MA 02446
(617) 731-8787
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Deli Paradise
  • Hot Brisket Sandwich
    signature dish; sliced beef brisket on bread (comes w/ no condiments)
3.0 out of 5
126 ratings
[CLOSED]; since 1927; kosher kitchen
Food Paradise: Deli Paradise   (8 restaurants)    
Aired on: February 20, 2013 
Aired on: February 20, 2013