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Hot Dining: East Meats West at Dunn’s Famous

Smoked meat sandwich with fries and coleslaw, at Dunn's Famous. Photo by KK Law

Ever since iconic Dunn’s Famous dropped anchor downtown, next door to the Orpheum Theatre, smoked-meat fans have been ecstatic. The no-nonsense, casual deli uses the same hand-cut steamed brisket here as in hometown Montreal. Faves range from the legendary classic smoked meat on sourdough to the Reuben with sauerkraut, Thousand Island dressing, Swiss cheese and a double stack of smoked meat. Also not to be missed: the diet-defying strawberry cheesecake and hot fudge chocolate sundae.—Tim Pawsey

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