Delis — short for “delicatessens” — are an essential part of a metropolis' dining scene. In New York, they've even become tourist destinations! The best ones are generally open late, serve breakfast all day, and dish out comfort food in enormous portions. Many specialize in Jewish food, and some are even Kosher. Certain delis boast histories that trace back decades, while others have made their names by naming sandwiches for celebrities. We believe that a big bowl of matzoh ball soup can be almost medicinal, and we think you'll agree after visiting these 2014 Top 10 Delis in Los Angeles, presented in alphabetical order.