Episode 7: Nosh (pt 2)

What's The Deli, yo?  

Who's in this episode?


David Sax on the Origins of the Jewish Deli

David Sax is a freelance writer specializing in business and food. His writing appears regularly in the New York Times, Bloomberg Businessweek, Saveur, The Grid Toronto, and other publications. He is the author of Save the Deli: In Search of Perfect Pastrami, Crusty Rye, and the Heart of Jewish Delicatessen and has won a James Beard Award for writing and literature. He lives in Toronto, Canada. 



Norm & Tricia Langer: The Illustrious History of Langer’s Deli

From its humble roots to its current success, Langer’s Delicatessen-Restaurant of Los Angeles, California, is the quintessential story of classic American enterprise.


Zach Brooks: The Great Pastrami Throwdown - Langer’s #19 versus a Plain Pastrami on Rye

Zach Brooks is a food blogger (MidtownLunch) and co-host of the Food is the New Rock podcast. 


A Kid Walks in to a Bar: Zach Brooks



Host: Dan Crane

Dan Crane is a writer, musician, Jew (lax, loves lox) and professional air-guitarist. He’s the author of To Air is Human and stars in the documentary, Air Guitar Nation. He writes about culture and travel for the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, California Sunday, Slate, and numerous other publications. When he’s not writing, or hosting air guitar championships at home and abroad, he plays “there” guitar in various bands including Nous Non Plus and Ray & Remora.






This podcast is sponsored by the Emanuel J. Friedman Philanthropies.