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Menorah in Los Angeles

Happy Hannukah, Los Angeles! Hannukah begins the evening of December 2nd, 2018 at sundown and lasts for eight nights, during which time it is customary to eat Latkes (or potato pancakes) along with many other traditions, of course. Here’s a list of a few places to get Latkes in Los Angeles this season – other than your own kitchen. 

Wexler’s Deli
Grand Central Market 
317 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, Ca 90013
(213) 620-0633
Westfield Century City
10250 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, Ca 90067
(310) 203-9776
Santa Monica
616 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, Ca 90401
(424) 744-8671

In addition to potato latkes with créme fraîche and house-made apple sauce, you can order an entire Hanukkah dinner from Wexler’s Deli. 

Nate ‘n Al of Beverly Hills
414 N. Beverly Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 274-0101

This Beverly Hills institution has Latkes and everything else you could want for a Hannukah gathering – available for dine-in, take-out or delivery.

Joan’s on Third
8350 West Third St., Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 655-2285
12059 Ventura Blvd., Studio City, CA 91604
(818) 201-3900

Located both on Third Street and in the valley, Joan’s on Third offers a gourmet Hannukah menu, with Latkes sold by the dozen with applesauce and sour cream.

Langer’s Deli 
704 South Alvarado, Los Angeles, CA 90057
(213) 483-8050

Operating out of the same storefront it’s owned since 1947, this James Beard Award-winning LA eatery has consistently satisfied multiple generations’ worth of hot pastrami cravings—and shows no signs of slowing down.

Canter’s Deli 
419 North Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 651-2030

This reliable piece of local history, still owned by the Canter family after nearly 80 years, is both a fine old-school Jewish deli and one of LA’s favorite after-hours places. Come here at 2am, and you’re bound to see musicians from all over town who’ve just got off-stage and want to tuck into some blintzes or a stacked pastrami sandwich.

Linda’s Gourmet Latkes

These Latkes can be shipped to you anywhere in the US (Alaska & Hawaii are just trickier), but if you live in LA, you can stop by to pick them up. They’re also sold in many stores in California. Linda’s also got applesauce and creme fraiche, which will save you a stop. They come in original, heart-shaped, gluten-free, sweet potato and southwest versions as well.

And if you feel like making your own, the LA Times has 18 Latke recipes!

Sarah Auerswald is the co-Founder of MomsLA, and she loves a good latke.




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