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May 6, 2008 12:41 PM

Best Deli

Any recommendations for the best deli while I am in NYC this summer. I grew up and worked in Manhatten, but it's been awhile since I've been there.

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  1. Kinda depends on what you're looking for, but for pastrami, it's hard to beat Katz's. BTW, since you left, they changed the spelling to Manhattan.

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    1. re: Blumie

      Hey, it's Manahatta. Just because you paid me $24 for the place doesn't mean you get to change the name, paleface.

      Best deli? By and large, Katz's for the "best of", but it's the least civilized from a service standpoint IMHO.

    2. My favorite deli is Sarge's on Third Ave. & E. 37 St. I even travel from the UES to go to Sarge's.

      1. for Jewish Deli, i recommend 2nd Avenue Deli and Katz's.
        for Italian Deli, i recommend Manganaro's.

        and though in brooklyn, my favorite deli of all in NYC is Catene Deli on 9th st. and 4th ave in brooklyn- ultimate old school italian deli! enjoy fb