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The 20 Most Iconic Food Destinations Across America

Every city has that one place that tourists and locals alike go to for local flavor. Which one is the best?

Katz's Delicatessen

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New York
Since 1888, Katz’s assembly line of sandwiches has moved at top speed, with customers sampling for free their choice of meat before committing to a full sandwich. During World War II, the owners sent food to their three sons overseas, a tradition that helped create the deli’s slogan, “Send a salami to your boy in the army.” Today, the cafeteria-style eatery’s best-known menu item is a New York tradition for locals and tourists alike. A mound of smoked, black-edged slices of pastrami, smothered with deli-style mustard is served on rye bread and comes with a healthy serving of pickles.
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