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Deli Foods

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2014

    The Best Restaurants in Orange County, 2014

    Well everyone, its that time of the year again. We've pondered ever so hard and have come up with a list of what we think are the best everything in Orange County. Now, for those of you who can't click over to the Best Of section of our website, or pick up a paper copy (Seriously though, they're glo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2014

    Long Beach Lunch: Brix at the Shore

    When you're totally verklempt and might challish from hunger, it's best to grab your favorite shiksa and do lunch at Brix in Belmont Shore. That's where you'll be greeted with a Soho-wine-bar interior so glossy that it almost subverts a menu that is full of so much New York deli jewishness, you'd th ... More >>

  • Food

    October 17, 2013

    C4 Deli: Cure for the Common Reuben

    This new Santa Ana deli by the guys who gave us Chapter One is on its way to becoming great

  • Food

    August 29, 2013

    Sausage Party In Orange County!

    Mattern Deli, LinX and all the other places to get a banger (and a green chorizo and longanisa and bratwurst) in your mouth

  • Food

    July 18, 2013

    Raise a Toast to Cortina's

    Eat a sandwich or five at this Orange deli while the original Anaheim location rebuilds from a fire

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2013

    Long Beach Lunch: Mosher's Gourmet

    The West Coast might not be able to compete with New York on Jewish deli's, but as a native Angeleno, it's still been hard to get used to lunches in Long Beach without a good one around. You know, the places that are always named with a possessive (Canter's, Langer's, etc.) and serve pastrami on rye ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2013

    Long Beach Lunch: On Broadway

    In today's fancy food world of duck fat fries and $15 casual chain burgers, a simple, cheap sandwich shop is a welcome respite. Hand-sliced meats, fresh vegetables and a baked-this-morning French roll are all that's needed to make this girl swoon, but On Broadway--located in an unassuming corner sto ... More >>

  • Food

    March 7, 2013

    Tony's Deli Sits at the Crossroads of Anaheim

    [Hole In the Wall] This sandwich spots makes old-school sandwiches

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2013

    Long Beach Lunch: Rocco's Deli Italiano

    Gruff New Yorker attitudes don't last long on the laid-back, breezy streets of Long Beach, but there is always room for a cured-meat-filled, Italian-style sandwich with some East Coast sass. Signal Hill's Rocco's Deli Italiano just opened a second location in the East Village Arts District, and its ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2012

    10 Great Sandwiches in Orange County

    For this list of things eaten between two slices of bread, I've limited it to those that couldn't possibly be mistaken for a hot dog or a burger (thank goodness we already did those lists). Even then, the problem with these 10 listicles is that I still had to cut out a great many sandwiches for spac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2011

    Stick a Fork In It Reacts to the 2011 OC Weekly Readers' Choice Awards

    ​It's Best Of time . . . you have your dead-tree copies, right? No? Go get one . . . we'll be here when you get back.Unfortunately, whoever was supposed to tabulate the Reader's Choice poll this year into one easy-to-read guide must have had a huge hangover because it's nowhere to be found online- ... More >>

  • Food

    October 13, 2011

    East Coast Deli's Mucho Mangia

    [Hole In the Wall] Dive into a Mexican-Italian mash-up that's gloriously OC

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2011

    Battle of The Reubens: Harry's Deli VS. Larry's Deli

    Edwin GoeiHarry's Reuben​ First off, yes, I know I've featured Harry Kho's Harry's Deli in many, many posts. I've not changed my mind: There's still everything to love in this much heralded but hidden sandwich shop under landing path of John Wayne-bound planes. If you haven't gone, go.But when I s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2011

    Cafe Calacas Grand Opening This Saturday!

    ​As we reported early last month, Cafe Calacas--a Chicano-themed deli that mixes traditional lunchtime items for the office crowd with horchata and homegrown tomatoes--has spent the last couple of weeks open, but still tweaking. Their veggie sandwich, for instance, suffered from the inclusion of m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2011

    No. 62: Sandwich and Egg Cream from Benjie's

    Dave LiebermanI didn't have any pictures of corned beef or rare roast beef sandwiches, alas...​Welcome to the Weekly's list of our 100 Favorite Dishes for 2011! Tune in every day until we get to número uno! Now, on to numéro soixante-deux, the latest entry.

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2011

    No. 70: Korokke Pan at Cream Pan

    Edwin Goei​Welcome to the Weekly's list of our 100 Favorite Dishes for 2011! Tune in every day until we get to número uno! Now, on to the latest entry.Cream Pan makes many wondrous things. The strawberry croissant is legendary; but even their plain white bread is divine. The subject of today's po ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    Eat Here, Not There: High-End Bánh Mì

    ProfessorSalt.comVegetarian banh mi​Little Saigon has the best bánh mì shops in the nation, despite the absurd New York Times story we ridiculed here on this blog a couple months ago. Sure, the San Gabriel Valley has a few great shops, as do San Jose and a number of other Vietnamese enclaves acr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2011

    The Crosby Currently on a Sandwich Kick--Order their Pork Belly Hoagie NOW

    ​A couple of weeks ago, I had a fabulous toad in the hole at the Crosby: over-easy quail eggs, a fat strip of Canadian bacon, bread that cracked perfectly with each bite. I was looking forward to ordering it again yesterday--but it wasn't there.In addition to chef Aron Habiger's longstanding sandw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2011

    Are You Checking Your Sunday Paper? There's Free Food Inside...

    Friendly brekkie, or hidden agenda?​Who hasn't been within earshot of the conference room when a working lunch has let out? Promises of catered cookies, icy sodas, and an untouched deli sandwich draw you in like a tractor beam. Or how about when a peer brings in a yummy homemade delicacy, just b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2010

    The Salmon Cure: Making Gravlax

    Dave Lieberman​We don't have an appetizing store in Orange County. For that matter, the only appetizing store in Los Angeles is Barney Greengrass, and the prices there leave me breathless. It's actually cheaper, though not greener, to have it shipped from Zabar's or Russ and Daughters in New York.

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2010

    A Small Suggestion For the Canter's Truck--Come Down Here

    Flickr user calott23​Burbank's not exactly groaning with great restaurants, and they are one of the cities that has really benefited from the food truck craze; the areas around the studios are surprisingly bereft of good restaurants and surprisingly full of little pull-ins where food trucks can pa ... More >>

  • Food

    December 9, 2010

    Olive Gourmet Grocer Is the Anti-Whole Foods

    This Long Beach storefront offers specialty products and delicious hot food without demanding your paycheck. Imagine that!

  • Food

    June 3, 2010

    Burrito Korner

    [Hole in the Wall] Liquor, breakfast burritos and sandwiches: What more could you want from Qwik Korner?

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2010

    Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs: Cortina's vs. Niberino's

    Flickr user maggiejane​The meatball sandwich: a great American invention born of great Italian ingredients. Big, thick, juicy meatballs bathed in rich tomato sauce, piled into a crusty roll and topped with "moozadell" or provolone cheese, then slid into an oven to crisp and melt.

  • Food

    May 27, 2010

    Harry's Deli: A Cult Above

    Quality and Internet savvy have turned Harrison Kho's sandwich shop into a phenomenon

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2010

    Where To Grab A Bite Near OC's Honeybaked Ham Shops

    Easter means ham, and most of Orange County gets their hams from Honeybaked Ham. The Honeybaked folks actually have the distribution down to a science, which is a plus, but it still takes a couple of minutes per customer, and that means huge lines. Tempers can flare, especially since the lines at th ... More >>

  • Food

    January 7, 2010
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    December 23, 2009

    Life on the Veg: Meatless Meats at Albertsons Supermarket

    Have you ever spent ages in the "Specialty Foods" isle mulling over a package of overpriced meatless protein? Does it really taste like meat? Is it worth shelling out $5 bucks? Will it give me indigestion? These were basically my thoughts as I stood last night in a Huntington Beach Albertsons superm ... More >>

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    September 24, 2009
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    July 9, 2009
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    June 11, 2009
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    March 9, 2009

    Bueno Beignets at Bourbon Street, But Don't Order the Muffuletta

    Ducked into Bourbon Street in downtown Fullerton during the John and Ken Tax Revolt this weekend, and the guy who said this was a great restaurant had it partially right. I went in before the masses invaded the parking lot outside, yet the service was slooooow (the waitress was apologetic, however). ... More >>

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    October 23, 2008
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    January 24, 2008

    This Hole-in-the-Wall Life: Eatin' to the Oldies at Lil' Pickle

    History, gluttony and jes' good eating in a sub

  • Food

    January 3, 2008

    This Hole-in-the-Wall Life

    Persian Parmesan Pugilism Party!

  • Food

    August 9, 2007

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    July 5, 2007

    This Hole-in-the-Wall Life

    Suffocatingly Good: New York Deli Case

  • Food

    November 9, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from OC's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    November 2, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    August 10, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

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    July 27, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

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    July 13, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from OC's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    May 25, 2006

    Grub Guide

    The best damn dining guide in Orange County

  • Food

    February 2, 2006

    This Hole-in-the-Wall Life

    Paxtrami Americana

  • Food

    December 15, 2005

    Grub Guide

    This week in small restaurants

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    July 28, 2005
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    July 7, 2005
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    July 15, 2004

    This Hole-in-the-Wall County

    Orange Countys 74 Greatest Holes-in-the-Wall

  • Features

    January 15, 2004

    Meat Me in Hell

    A guide to great food

  • Features

    January 31, 2002

    Nice Dish!

    100 things you should put in your mouth

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