The Deli Dish

  • Olive Oil Tasting Notes

    Why olive oils can taste so different There’s a lot to know about olive oils, but you don’t have to be an expert to be able to find a bottle … Continued

  • Reading Olive Oil Labels

    The terms that matter—and those that don’t. We get it. Olive oil shopping can seem intimidating—lots of bottles with lots of different terminology on them. For many of us, it’s … Continued

  • Peepal People Hot Sauce

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Spicy, Pakistani-inspired sauces from Atlanta Two of the tastiest new hot sauces to arrive on the Ann Arbor scene are coming from a couple of Pakistani-born … Continued

  • Ecuador Chocolate from Askinosie

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Good guy, Good Profit, great chocolate Late last week, I got the first in what turned out to be a series of emails from someone who … Continued

  • Rhubarb Cheesecake from the Bakehouse

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews A terrific new sweet for the spring season I’ve loved cheesecake for as long as I can remember. And I’ve long believed that the Bakehouse’s version … Continued

  • Fourme d’Ambert From Central France

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews This beautiful traditional blue cheese makes for some really fine eating While I’ve always liked it, I can’t say that the French cheese Fourme d’Ambert has … Continued

  • Spanish Anchovies from the Folks at Fishwife

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Superb hand-crafted anchovies from the Cantabrian Sea In the new “A Taste of Zingerman’s Food Philosophy” pamphlet, we included an Abecedary of Zingerman’s Foods. First on … Continued

  • Cabbage & Goose Fat Rétes at the Bakehouse

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Super tasty, traditional Hungarian savory strudel served up May 5-7 Cabbage Rétes (the middle one pictured) is a favorite Hungarian flavor we discovered during our time … Continued

  • Obama Buns from the Bakehouse

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Our best breakfast pastry? Saturdays and Sundays only When something is special, I will go a really long way to get it. We only make Obama … Continued