Canter’s Fairfax Sandwich features hot corned beef and pastrami on rye bread with a choice of cole slaw or potato salad. The family-owned Canter’s has been an L.A. institution for decades.
The matzo ball soup is a signature dish at Canter’s on Fairfax Avenue.
A vintage light is reflected in a display of bagels at Canter’s.
Cookies tempt in the bakery section at Canter’s.
Alex Canter is the fourth-generation of the namesake restaurant on Fairfax Avenue.
Alex Canter pauses at his family’s restaurant, an L.A. institution.
Customers line up for baked goods at Canter’s.
Canter’s on Fairfax Avenue has been a family-owned business for four generations.
Kim Nelson, a server at Canter’s for 10 years, brings an order for customers.
A movie billboard looms over a mural on the side of Canter’s on Fairfax Avenue.