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Pantry Staples

October 30, 2020

Masala Chai Blend from the Next Door Café

  As temperatures drop, nothing can compete with the warming, spicy flavors of our masala chai blend. Whether you’re a chai purist, a latte lover or are eager to try chai in any format your barista dreams up, Next Door Café offers the best in to-go chai options as well as all of the chai […]

Next Door Café

October 25, 2020

Hot Cocoa from Next Door Café

  Move over, Europe. Your ultra thick, ultra rich, ultra luxe drinking chocolates are great, but sometimes you just want a mug of really good, everyday hot chocolate. Zingerman’s cocoa connoisseurs spent months formulating, blending and testing Next Door Café’s house blend of hot cocoa mix. “We ordered just about every cocoa we could find […]

Baked Goods & Sweets

October 15, 2020

Zingerman’s Bakehouse Bake & Serve Cookie Dough

  The Waiting Is the Hardest Part! Inspired by the Bakehouse’s brand new bake & serve cookie dough, we asked one of our favorite local 4 year olds to put it to the test (with adult supervision, of course). Here’s how it all panned out:   STEP 1 Space the cookie dough perfectly on a […]

Chocolate News & Notes

October 15, 2020

Handmade Halloween Candy: Karamel Krunch!

  For a very limited time, the oompa loompas at Zingerman’s Candy Manufactory have created a bite-size treat that has us all wishing we could go trick-or-treating again. As a matter of fact, if word gets out in the neighborhood that you’ve got bite-sized Karamel Krunch in your candy bowl, you’ll have more adults ringing […]

Next Door Café

October 4, 2020

Next Door Café’s Signature Coffee Blend

Zingerman’s Next Door Café’s Signature Coffee Blend was developed by Zingerman’s Coffee Company and debuted in April 2019.  It was created for coffee lovers and aficionados everywhere, designed to drink all day, every day. Passionate coffee drinkers can agree on one thing: they’re choosy when it comes to going for their cup of joe––even amongst […]

Next Door Café

August 30, 2020

Fresh Pastries from Zingerman’s Bakehouse

  Looking for a sweet treat, baked with artistry, love and intention?  Next time you’re at Zingerman’s Next Door Café, we invite you to treat yourself to some fresh pastries for something decadent, delicious and expertly crafted from Zingerman’s Bakehouse. The Bakehouse’s sourcing practices, combined with its artisanal approach, set the Bakehouse and Next Door […]

Next Door Café

January 21, 2020

Confections Are Sweet Craftsmanship

At Zingerman’s Next Door Café, the sweet universe of handcrafted candy bars, truffles, toffees, lollipops, gelées and caramels are all quality confections. See our favorites and learn more about what makes a confection!


December 18, 2019

Just In For the Holidays: A Foodie’s Guide

Read on for a preview of our special holiday exclusives. These much-anticipated items arrive every year, just in time for the gift-giving season. You might even cross a few people off of your gift list, or maybe you’ll find a treat for yourself!

Next Door Café

December 5, 2019

Curated Chocolate at Zingerman’s Next Door Café

Need a sweet treat? Zingerman’s Next Door Cafe’s chocolate corner covers the full spectrum of all things cacao, covering everything from traditional to avant-garde.


November 20, 2019

Custom Gift Boxes from the Deli!

Give the gift of good food this holiday season. Visit Zingerman’s Delicatessen to assemble a custom gift box for your whole gift list.

Next Door Café

October 10, 2019

5 Steps for Tasting Chocolate Like a Pro

Learn how to taste and evaluate chocolate, just like we do at Zingerman’s! Our guide includes a free download pamphlet and tasting wheel to use.

Baked Goods & Sweets

September 12, 2019

Hungarian Dessert: Dobos Torta

This late 19th-century torte is taken to new levels by Zingerman’s Bakehouse. Learn more and don’t pass the opportunity to try this classic cake at Zingerman’s Next Door Café!