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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

John (left) and Bob Pottinger (right), co-owners of Al’s Deli at 914 Noyes St.

Al’s Deli: From American delicatessen to French-inspired mainstay

May 7, 2018

It all started with the red balloon. Bob Pottinger, co-owner of Al’s Deli at 914 Noyes St., was then just an 8-year-old boy with polio at the movies with his father. The short film in question was...

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