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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 […]

June 5, 2021

Zingerman’s Delicatessen Roast Turkey is Better Than Ever!

  By Grace Singleton, managing partner, Zingerman’s Delicatessen Zingerman’s Delicatessen is proud of our partnership with Ferndale Market, a third-generation family farm in Minnesota. Ferndale Markets allows the birds to be free-range when Minnesota’s weather allows: April through November. We’re sure you’ll enjoy the improved flavor of our roast turkey, especially in the Deli’s second-largest […]

April 1, 2021

Pignoli Cookies from the Bakehouse

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Big flavor, no flour—great for gluten-free eating, Easter, Passover or just… because you like good food! One of the nicest new arrivals from the Bakehouse are these great little, bite-sized, Italianate pine nut cookies. “Nina’s ’nolis” are named for our longtime Bakehouse staffer, and recipe tester extraordinaire, Nina Plasencia. They’re […]

February 6, 2021

Deli Knish

Let’s kibitz about knish. Have you tried these precious parcels of potato-filled pastry?! Not to toot our own ram’s horn, but we think our take on this Jewish specialty is truly something to write home about. Knishtory Worth Knowing A knish is a classic Jewish pastry stuffed with splendid fillings and wrapped in outrageously good […]

January 30, 2021

Working Through Hard Times: Life and Leadership Learnings from 2020

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews A new pamphlet release from Zingerman’s Press I have written a new pamphlet. Like the pandemic, it wasn’t something I’d planned for. While the idea for the previous pamphlet—“Humility: A Humble, Anarchistic, Inquiry”—had been in the works for over a year, the idea for this one only came into my […]

January 21, 2021

Deli Delivery

Don’t want to bother with pants or parkas? Partake of Zingerman’s Deli delivery! WHERE DOES ZINGERMAN’S DELI DELIVER? If you’re in Ann Arbor, you’re probably in luck! Zingerman’s Delicatessen, the land of 1,000 flavors, comes to your door! Our delivery area includes most of Ann Arbor, within the borders of I-94, US-23 and M-14. If […]

October 1, 2020

The Story of State Street Wheat

  A fresh baked loaf of bread is just one pillar of a great meal you’ll find gracing the shelves of Zingerman’s Delicatessen. While shopping for specialty foods such as aged cheeses, estate olive oils and varietal honeys, you can spot warm loaves arriving at the Deli several times a day from our friends and […]

October 1, 2020

Freshly Milled Whole Grains at Zingerman’s Bakehouse

  Great bread plays a crucial role in making Zingerman’s Delicatessen sandwiches oh-so-cravable, and our friends and partners at Zingerman’s Bakehouse are relentless in their work to continuously improve those lovely loaves with freshly milled whole grains. And they don’t stop with their famous bread. Other favorites such as Magic Brownies, Sour Cream Coffee Cake, […]

September 1, 2011

A Recipe for Servant Leadership

The phrase “Servant Leadership” sounds subtle, pleasant, probably sort of soft, maybe like one of those nice throwaway things they write into the opening section of an employee manual. But please don’t let any perception of passivity fool you — Servant Leadership is very strong stuff. Literally, if you really live it (as opposed to […]