The Deli Dish

Category: Jewish Specialties

  • Latkes–Golden Fried Potato Pancakes

    Crispy potato latkes for Hanukkah, or to satisfy your next potato pancake craving! Learn about the history of latkes and those we make at the Deli.

  • Introducing Hebel & Co

    Authentic artisan halva made in Los Angeles Halva, or halvah (or halwa… or any number of other spellings!), is a delicious confection that originated in the Middle East. We’re particularly … Continued

  • 3 Kosher Questions, Answered

    It’s no secret that the Deli has Jewish roots, and you might even know that some of our traditional Jewish recipes come from the grandmothers of our co-founders, Paul Saginaw … Continued

  • Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year

    Celebrating the High Holiday with Special Dishes A clean slate, a fresh start. There’s no time like the New Year for a healthy dose of optimism. Rosh Hashanah, known as … Continued

  • Buckwheat Honey Cake from the Bakehouse

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews A sweet Jewish New Year’s tradition Eating honey at Rosh Hashanah is a traditional way to ring in a “sweet new year.” As Arthur Schwartz wrote in Arthur Schwartz’s … Continued

  • Caraway Rye from the Bakehouse

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Jewish Rye the way it would have been 100 years ago In a previous Ari’s Top 5, I referenced the work of Anzia Yezierska, the late … Continued

  • Zingerman's Bakehouse Jewish Rye Bread

    A Guide to Getting Good Rye Bread

    Looking for a good loaf of rye bread? Let us help you narrow your search! Based on everything we’ve learned, here’s what goes into a good Jewish rye bread.

  • Apricot Rugelach from the Bakehouse

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Continued culinary and emotional engagement with apricots In the way things weave together in my mind, the study of Ukrainian culture and history has given me … Continued

  • Potato Kugel for Passover

      Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews One of my favorite Jewish comfort foods! The Deli has a whole range of Passover foods on the menu for the Passover holiday—roast brisket, chicken, matzo … Continued

  • Friendseder™: All are Welcome!

    The Making of a New Tradition When Rabbi Jeff Stombaugh called us up to see if we’d like to be a part of his Friendseder™ effort, it didn’t take us … Continued

  • chicken broth

    Zingerman’s Deli Matzo Ball Soup Recipe

    So good your bubbe might ask for seconds There’s nothing quite like matzo balls bobbing in rich, chicken broth—it wouldn’t be Passover without them. Matzo Ball Soup is a beloved … Continued

  • Introducing The Matzo Project

    Matzo worth updating a classic recipe for It’s true, a few years ago, we were so blown away by the taste, quality, and values of The Matzo Project matzo, that … Continued