The Deli Dish

October 8, 2021

Introducing Philosophy Foods

Artisanal food purveyors of some of our favorite Spanish brands We love to stock our shelves with small producers who are creating superior products, but it’s not always easy to find them, since they don’t always have the resources to promote themselves. That’s where Philosophy Foods comes in. Specialty food industry veterans David Yourd and […]

August 21, 2021

Meet the Deli Detail: Deli Tea Specialist

Meet the Deli Detail: We’re introducing you to our passionate team of experts. Today’s featured Deli crew members is our Tea Specialist Meet the Deli’s Tea Specialist According to our tea specialist, being the Deli’s Tea Specialist requires him to, “Mostly drink tea and wax philosophic about the state of the world.” Don’t let him […]

August 17, 2021

Coming Soon! Cherry Cacao Granola

An exciting new partnership with Teffola to bring you a not-too-sweet granola featuring cacao, Michigan cherries and locally-grown teff We are very excited to be working with Claire Smith at Teffola, maker of handmade granola with teff, an ancient grain harvested on her 7th generation family farm in Addison, Michigan. Deli Chef and Managing Partner […]

August 11, 2021

Tinned Trout from Scout, a Craft Seafood Cannery

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Delicious new Canadian convervas I’ve long been a huge fan of tinned fish, or what folks in Spain call conservas—tinned tuna, anchovies, mackerel, salmon, and sardines (about which I wrote a whole little hand sewn book, titled Sardines!), and I eat them all regularly at home. So, it’s no surprise that I’m so […]

August 8, 2021

Meet the Deli Detail: Sean Hartwig

Meet the Deli Detail: We’re introducing you to our passionate team of experts. Today’s featured deli crew member is Sean Hartwig, Specialty Foods Manager Meet Sean Hartwig, Specialty Foods Manager Sean Hartwig, like many Deli staff members, grew up in a family who loved to cook and showed love through food. He says food was […]

August 8, 2021

Orecchiette Pasta made with Senatore Cappelli Wheat

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Orecchiette Pasta or “Little ears” The unofficial pasta of our national effort to be better listeners Orecchiette, if you don’t already know them, are pasta shaped like little ears. Given that good listening is clearly a key to a better future for all of us, it seems like an opportune […]

August 4, 2021

Recipe: Ari’s Pasta with Sardines and Olive Paste

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Super fine supper from pantry to plate This dish has long been one of my old standbys. It offers comfort and a compelling combination of great flavors that consistently brighten my evening. The main ingredients are good pantry staples I try to have on hand all the time—top quality pasta, tinned […]

July 20, 2021

Meet the Deli Detail: Rick Strutz

Meet the Deli Detail: We’re introducing you to our passionate team of experts. Today’s featured deli crew member is Rick Strutz, Managing Partner. Meet Rick Strutz, Managing Partner Rick has an impressively diverse resume. Before entering the glamorous hospitality industry he was a manicurist, a brick stacker, a shoe salesman, a bouncer, a DJ, an […]

July 2, 2021

July Chocolate News and Notes

Jennie’s Sunny Summer Chocolate Edition by Jennie B, Zingerman’s Chocolate Specialist The temps are rising, but summer chocolate is still a thing!  Whether you’re looking for a sundae topping or something to nibble on after your backyard BBQ, we’re pretty sure we’ve got something that will suit your fancy.  Here are my top picks to […]

July 2, 2021

Types of Tea

If you’re on a hunt for tea, make Zingerman’s Delicatessen your first stop! The Deli stocks a wide spectrum of teas: White, Green, Yellow, Oolong, Black (called Red in China), Pu-Erh/Dark Tea (called Black in China), Purple, and Herbal Teas (otherwise known as Tisanes — if you’re fancy).  Our tea specialist makes sure the Deli’s […]

July 1, 2021

5 Steps to Tasting Great Food

Or, How to Taste Food Like an Expert Adapted from Zingerman’s Guide to Good Eating, by Ari Weinzweig If we’re going to eat multiple times a day for the rest of our lives, we might as well make our meals as enjoyable and interesting as possible. For a modicum of effort, even the least-experienced eater […]

July 1, 2021

Meet the Deli Detail: Chocolate Specialist

Meet the Deli Detail: We’re introducing you to our passionate team of experts. Today’s featured Deli crew members is our Chocolate Specialist Meet the Deli’s Chocolate Specialist When it comes to covetable careers, “chocolate specialist” is a title that’s hard to top. The Deli’s chocolate specialist puts her obsession to work curating the chocolate corner […]