Gallery: Los Angeles: Happy 65th Anniversary, Langer's Deli!

World Famous Langer's
World Famous Langer's

The line for Langer's 65th Anniversary celebration was longer than the usual lunchtime rush.

The Line
The Line

The street was blocked off to accommodate patient, hungry fans of Langer's #19. Eat-in only.

#19: Most Popular Sandwich
#19: Most Popular Sandwich

You know you're in the right spot as soon as you walk inside. Not sure what to order? Now you know.

Carving Pastrami
Carving Pastrami

The pastrami at Langer's is smoked and steamed. Tender to the touch, it must be hand-carved.

Pastrami pile
Pastrami pile

Piles of juicy, tender pastrami ready to be served.

Al Langer
Al Langer

On a narrow wall toward the back hangs a small portrait of Al Langer, the man who started it all.

Norm Langer
Norm Langer

Today, Al's son Norm continues the Langer's tradition of excellence.

Langer's #19
Langer's #19

The sandwich that was known around the world. Smoked pastrami, coleslaw, Swiss cheese, Russian dressing, and crispy rye bread.

The Artwork
The Artwork

In addition to accolades, the walls inside Langer's pay respectful tribute to the delicatessen.

Langer's Staff
Langer's Staff

The servers wore shirts commemorating Langer's anniversary and the famous #19.