How Langer’s Iconic Pastrami Brings LA’s Past to the Present

May 29, 2015

Everything you need to know about the famous pastrami and coleslaw sandwich at LA’s decades-old deli.

Norm Langer’s world keeps changing. His father Al passed away in 2007, just weeks after the two men celebrated the 60th anniversary of their family business, the Los Angeles delicatessen whose name is synonymous with LA history: Langer’s. The Westlake neighborhood is totally different from when Langer grew up in the deli, located a stone’s throw from MacArthur Park. But inside the restaurant his father opened so many years ago, Langer is able to keep things just the way he likes them. And that…