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Best Deli

Attman's Authentic New York Delicatessen

1019 E. Lombard St., (410) 563-2666

Posted 9/19/2001

Sure, you can get a respectable corned beef on rye at a number of suburban outlets now, but not so long ago in our town delicatessen was synonymous with one place and one place only, a single block of East Lombard Street in Jonestown. Our mothers shopped there, our bubbies shopped there, and that's the place we go to recapture the glory days of deli. Why do people stand patiently in line or drive in from out of state for Attman's juicy corned beef or pastrami on rye? Top-quality eats, certainly, but the key for us is the countermen--cajoling, wheedling, wisecracking, a veritable floor show of showmanship that makes the wait for our Reuben rush by.

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Other Awards for Best Deli:

Attman's Authentic New York Delicatessen, 9/20/2006

Mastellone Deli and Wine Shop, 9/21/2005

Di Pasquale’s, 9/22/2004

Attman's Authentic New York Delicatessen, 9/18/2002

Attman's Authentic New York Delicatessen, 9/13/2000

DiPasquale's, 9/15/1999

All Awards for Attman''s Authentic New York Delicatessen:

Best Hot Dog, 9/16/2009

Best Jewish Deli, 9/19/2007

Best Deli, 9/20/2006

Best Hot Dog, 9/21/2005

Best Jewish Deli, 9/17/2003

Best Deli, 9/18/2002

Best Deli, 9/13/2000

Best Chopped Liver, 9/15/1999

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