Located at Grand Central Market
Open 8am until we run out of food
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In the press
- Aug 08, 2014
By Jonathan Gold
Micah Wexler first came to attention as the chef at Mezze, up in the old Sona space on La Cienega Boulevard, and in his stint at the short-lived restaurant he redefined what Middle Eastern food might be, garnishing braised tripe with nuggets of crunchy falafel, drizzling labneh onto foie gras and splashing manti with spiced almond milk. It was only after several months that a lot of people realized his inspiration was at least as deeply rooted in Jewish cooking as it was in the cuisines of Israel’s neighbors, and his delicatessen Sundays, based on the food he grew up eating in Los Angeles, were sold out long in advance.
So it perhaps makes sense that he opened Wexler’s Deli in the newly revivified Grand Central Market downtown, a delicatessen reborn in a civic space that hasn’t seen decent pastrami in years. Read more