Must Do: Canter’s


If you eat artisanal pickles, bacon-wrapped matzo balls, and “ketchup leather,” it’s time to go back to basics. L.A. is home to several classic delis, but the Fairfax institution is open 24 hours.

How to do it: The prime time to grab a table and order a mattress-thick sandwich is after 2 a.m., when the rock-and-roll overflow from the Kibitz Room next door makes for its own late-night