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I know about Langer's for pastrami, but is there a comparable debate about the "best" place for corned beef in LA? When I was a pre-teen living in London, I used to walk way out of my way after school to get a corned beef sandwich that was just out-of-this-world ("Bloom's") -- and I've hankered after it ever since. If one exists like it in Los Angeles (hot, juicy, melting, absolutely inhale-able) I'd be forever indebted to hear about it. Many thanks oh gastronimically wizened.

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  1. brent's deli in northridge.

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    1. re: woofer

      I second Brent's...There corn beef sandwich and corned beef reuben are really good.

      1. re: dabruins07

        third..............

        1. re: A5 KOBE

          fourth-ed

    2. it's been a while, but i used to love the ones served at nate 'n al's in beverly hills

      1. I know many people have raved about the Rubenesque sandwich at R+D Kitchen.

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        1. re: Juji

          I crave that sandwich, love it love it love it.

        2. Brent's

          1. Aren't the two main differences between corned beef and pastrami the smoking and the pepper crust? If you ordered the pastrami on rye at Langer's, handcut lean and trimmed, most of the pepper would be sliced away. You'd still get the superlative succulence and the outstanding complementary twice-baked rye bread. Or try a hot corned beef at Langer's -- you might be one of the few, so I'd wonder about turnover for the meat.

            1. I am an Art's Deli fan. Sometimes there corned beef can be a bit to lean but generally it is just right. I don't care where you go today things like corned beef and pastrami are just downright expensive but Art's is placed in a fair price range compared with many of the others.

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              1. re: Hughlipton

                Brent's for sure.

                http://www.brentsdeli.com/

              2. I think Canter's is as good at corned beef as Langer's is at pastrami. But then I'm not a huge fan of Langer's or pastrami.

                A very fine hot corned beef sandwich can be obtained at a stand called Magee's in the Farmer's Market at 3rd and Fairfax. It's hand carved right in front of you and while I don't like their rye bread as much as the rye bread in most delis, the beef is usually outstanding.

                1. Thanks, all!

                  1. My favorite corned beef sandwich is at Magee's Kitchen at the Farmer's Market.

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                    Magee's Kitchen
                    6333 W 3rd St Ste 624, Los Angeles, CA 90036