LOS ANGELES (CBS) — One of the city’s legendary eateries was handing out free pastrami sandwiches on Friday in honor of its 65th anniversary.
KNX 1070’s Pete Demetriou reports hungry Angelenos began lining up early in MacArthur Park to celebrate the legacy of Langer’s Delicatessen.READ MORE: Report: 2 LA County Firefighters May Be Fired For Sharing Kobe Bryant Crash Photos
The deli will be open for extended hours until 9 p.m. to offer its signature “No. 19” pastrami sandwich for free to dine-in patrons only.READ MORE: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion Award Will Recognize Current NBA Player, Donate $100K To His Organization Of Choice
“Pastrami, cole slaw, Swiss cheese, Russian dressing on hot, crispy rye bread” is how owner Norm Langer described the dish.
The family-owned eatery also is offering Metro riders an exclusive way to participate in the festivities.MORE NEWS: EXCLUSIVE: A Look Inside The Secret Headquarters Of One Of LA’s Hottest Sneaker Dealers
Langer’s Deli will be open on Friday, June 15 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. and on Saturday, June 16 from 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.