December 2012

New Ribbon

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Sandwich of the Month: The Smokey Hokey – Smoked turkey, applewood smoked bacon, smoked mozzarella, and barbeque sauce on a grilled onion roll.
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We’re celebrating the Holidays with the best foods of 2012!

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Sweet, salty, peppery and finally overwhelming. We slather our pecans with butter, cloves, cinnamon and black pepper & then roast them ’til crispy.
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We make custom gift baskets for the Holidays that fit in almost any budget!

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Zingerman’s Chocolate Lady, Margot, searches across the globe for the best chocolates
she can find and shares them with us in a list!

We are open 7am to 7pm on Christmas Eve
Closed on Tues. Dec. 25th (Merry Christmas!)
Open 7am to 7pm on New Year’s Eve
Open 10am to 6pm on News Year’s day

It’s December! Happy Hanukkah and Merry Christmas! We love to celebrate the season with the best foods that we’ve unearthed over the past year: Stitchelton Blue Cheese, Westcombe Cheddar, French Olive Oils, 24 Month old Comté, South African Vinegars and much more. Stop by the Deli and taste your way through the Best of 2012!

Looking for a foodie gift guide? Ari’s top foods of 2012 is a great place to start! Looking for a gift to satisfy a sweet tooth, check out Margot’s Top Chocolate Gifts. And, don’t forget that we make custom gift baskets at the Deli ready to dazzle all your favorite foodies.

Holiday Party Menu

Celebrate the Holidays in spectacular taste with Zingerman’s Catering!!

Zingerman’s Catering Holiday Menu abounds with full flavored foods that will wow your crowd. Give the Catering Crew a call, and we’ll be the no stress solution for your holiday celebration!

see our menu

Art For Sale!

March 15th, 1982 to 2012.
Celebrating 30 years

Hang a piece of Zingerman’s in your home! Now selling one-of-a-kind hand-painted Zingerman’s posters that once hung in the Deli.

see our selection

Artwork by Hayley Tanasijevich

Stop by the Next Door to see U of M Art Student, Hayley Tanasijevich’s artwork inspired by Zingerman’s Delicatessen staff. An exhibit of Hayley’s work will be on display in the upstairs of the Nextdoor in the hallway through January 2013.

Enter to win a
Paella Kit!

We are using California Olive Ranch Extra Virgin Olive Oil in the Deli Kitchen and we think that you really can taste the difference!

Read this recent interview with Rodger Bowser, Deli Chef and Managing Partner, about the switch to California Olive Ranch Extra Virgin Olive Oil and then enter to win a Paella Kit featuring California Olive Ranch Extra Virgin Olive Oil PLUS a signed copy of The Guide to Good Eating by Ari Weinzweig by entering our contest on Facebook!

T-shirt Tuesday!

Wear a Zingerman’s Tshirt to the Deli anytime on Tuesdays and get $4 off your sandwich!!

Tour De food!

Visit all five Zingerman’s retail locations in a 24-hour period and be entered to

Visit Zingerman’s Deli downtown; the Bakehouse, Creamery, and Coffee Company on Ann Arbor’s Southside; and the Roadhouse all in a 24-hour period. Get your passport signed at each stop and you’ll be entered in a drawing for a $250 gift card. The passport is on the back cover of our Nov/Dec 2012 newsletter or you can download it here! Also, don’t forget to give your contact info. We promise you won’t land on any lists. We just want to be able to get ahold of you if you’re the winner! We’ll do one drawing in early December and another in early January!

There’s more! For every completed passport we receive in November and December, Zingerman’s will donate $5 to the Double Up Food Bucks program. This donation ensures greater access to healthy, fresh food to lower-income residents of our inner cities and “food deserts” while simultaneously strengthening the local economy and improving the livelihood of farmers and rural communities. This is win-win at its best!
To read more about the great work that the folks at the Double Up Food Bucks are doing in our community, click here!

Download the November/December Tour de Food passport
Download a map to the Zingerman’s businesses