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For the First Time Ever, Katz’s Deli will Begin Serving Brooklyn (on Friday)

Posted June 13, 2017 at 5:11 am

It’s a big week for Katz’s Deli. Come Friday, the Lower East Side institution will operate a Brooklyn satellite inside the long-delayed Dekalb Market Hall. This is a watershed moment for the iconic neighborhood deli, as this is the first ever expansion since the establishment opened on Ludlow Street in 1888. “It made perfect sense,” owner […]

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Katz’s Deli Owner Jake Dell Lands on Forbes ’30 Under 30′ List

Posted January 5, 2017 at 5:13 am

Forbes magazine released its annual 30 Under 30 entrepreneurs list on Tuesday, and wouldn’t you know it, the Lower East Side is well-represented. Katz’s Deli owner Jake Dell is featured in the “Food & Drink” catagory for “modernizing” the city institution by “upgrading its technology, expanding catering operations, and shipping nationwide.” Dell is the fifth-generation […]

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Katz’s Deli in Dekalb Market Hall Delayed Until ‘Spring 2017’

Posted November 30, 2016 at 5:16 am

The teaser banners are up. Katz’s Deli will open its first satellite outpost in Brooklyn in just a few short months. The signage hanging at the future DeKalb Market Hall touts a spring 2017 launch. Their involvement in the 60,000 square-foot DeKalb project had been rumored for some time before owner Jake Dell confirmed the […]

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The LES ‘100 Gates Project’ Reaches its Centennial Goal with Katz’s Deli Mural

Posted August 24, 2016 at 5:00 am

After two years of artwashing the Lower East Side, the 100 Gates Project reaches its namesake goal. And it’s only fitting the that 100th gate in the eponymous street art program appear on Katz’s Deli. Artist L’Amour Suprim was bestowed the honor, and spent yesterday decorating two of the restaurant’s shutters. Apparently there will be a party next […]

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Katz’s Deli Shills Alongside Hannibal Buress in New Samsung Pay Commercial [VIDEO]

Last modified February 4, 2016 at 3:24 pm

​While esteemed comedian Hannibal Buress was tapped to plug Samsung Pay, the real star here is Katz’s Deli. Such is the setting for the new commercial campaign. The shot opens with Buress crossing East Houston excited about grabbing a pastrami sandwich at Katz’s. When he takes out his phone for payment purposes, the staff has no […]

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Katz’s Deli Expands Into Brooklyn for the First Time in Its History

Posted October 14, 2015 at 5:10 am

Mouth-watering news for pastrami lovers. Rumored for months, Katz’s Deli finally confirmed its involvement in the new DeKalb Market, currently under construction in downtown Brooklyn. Owner Jake Dell announced his expansion plans yesterday afternoon. “The main thing is that it’s hard to get down to the Lower East Side, and Brooklyn has been a strong […]

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Jim Gaffigan Shows Lower East Side Love in his New TV Land Sitcom

Posted August 4, 2015 at 9:23 am

Battle-hardened Lower East Siders understand that, any given day, there is usually some TV show or movie filming on the corner. Living in a constant film set is oftentimes a pain in the ass. And the output isn’t usually worthy of the nuisance caused. Sometimes, however, it’s refreshing to see a local homegrown production use […]

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Katz’s Deli Doesn’t Want You to Forget it Exists

Last modified August 29, 2017 at 11:46 pm

Now that the entire corner of Orchard and East Houston is boxed up, Katz’s Deli is no longer so visible from the western vantage point. Thank landlord-developer Ben Shaoul, who is too busy wielding his sledgehammer to level the block for a 10-story condo building. Well, the solution arrived this week. A professional sign is […]

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Stuff Face with the Katz’s Deli ‘Roast Beast’ Sandwich

Posted November 12, 2014 at 10:32 am

In collaboration with Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas The Musical, Katz’s Deli is serving up the one and only Roast Beast Sandwich. Layered with hot white-meat turkey, soft salami, cold rare roast beef, coleslaw, and homemade Russian dressing, Roast Beast is a mouthful worth tackling. The only way you won’t like this sandwich […]

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Katz’s Deli Teams Up With The Grinch To Serve a ‘Roast Beast’ Sandwich This Holiday Season

Posted October 31, 2014 at 10:09 am

Katz’s Deli is ringing in the holidays by joining forces with one of the season’s most nefarious, misunderstood characters – the Grinch. Owner Jake Dell is crafting a limited edition sandwich for their holiday menu – that of the “Roast Beast” variety. No word yet on if they’ve locked down the cartoon or Jim Carey for the […]

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