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Mr. Smoked Meat

The iconic Lester’s Deli continues to thrive under Billy Berenholc’s leadership

    I have known Billy Berenholc for many years, yet it was only recently that I finally walked inside his iconic Lester’s Deli on Bernard Street in Outremont.

    A few months ago Billy and I reconnected when I learned that his Mr. Smoked Meat brand was supplying Dizz’s Bagel and Deli on Côte St. Luc for them to make some pretty fine sandwiches. I promised myself that I’d go see his headquarters.

    Finally some good news for Montrealers on the smoked meat front via Dizz’s Bagel and Deli

      Dizz’s (originally a REAL Bagel) was a client of Quebec Smoked Meat. Steve Dizgun came up with an idea and he got on the phone with Billy Berenholc, owner of the nearly seven-decade-old Lesters Deli on Bernard Street in Outremont, as well as Mr. Smoked Meat, a purveyor of upscale smoked meat in the wholesale sector. Dizz’s offers you a smoked hot smoked meat sandwich between two slices of rye bread, with mustard, and a soft drink for $13.99.