In the kitchen at Karl's Deli

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Owner Christoph A. Zierhut shows off a wurst platter and a Paulaner at Karl's Deli. 6878 South Yosemite Street in Centennial.
It was once perfectly acceptable to have a three-martini lunch in this country, but that practice has gone the way of fax machines and napping under your desk after a long, liquid lunch. Not every culture is so prudish, though: The Italians and French still like wine at their mid-day meal, and the Germans drink beer like water. And at the very German Karl's Deli, you're absolutely encouraged to enjoy pilsner with your lunch. Continue reading Laura Shunk's Karl's Deli restaurant review.

Photos by Mark Manger for Westword.