The Deli Dish

  • Jake’s Cake from the Bakehouse

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Angel food cake to celebrate summer berry season A Bakehouse favorite from many years ago, it’s named after managing partner Amy Emberling’s son Jake, who’s all … Continued

  • Gourmino Geiss At the Deli

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews A creative visionary turns his dreams into a delicious mountain cheese Michael Hanke is making things happen. Growing up in a cheesemaking family in the Allgau … Continued

  • Mexico Chiapas Coffee

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Sustainably grown Mexican coffee takes the cake! Of all the coffee-producing countries on the planet, Mexico has historically gotten maybe some of the least attention. Like … Continued

  • A photo of a bag of Askinosie Malt Balls on a white surface with many malt balls pouring out. The bag is a deep matte orange.

    Artisanal Malt Balls from Askinosie

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Amazing offering from the folks at Askinosie Chocolate One of the things I love about our food is that we’ve found ways to take popular but … Continued

  • A photo of several dozen white turnips with their leafy tops still attached.

    Turnip Salad with Avocado and Sesame

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews A lovely low key summer dish to make at home in a matter of minutes Turnips, in the 21st century, often get short shrift. While many … Continued

  • A top-down photo of a Mezes Kremes Torta on a marble surface next to a circular ceramic plate with a slice of torta and a fork on it.

    Mézes Kremes Torta from the Bakehouse

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Incredible caramelized honey cream cake One of Budapest’s best-loved treats is rarely seen outside its cream-and-pastry-loving homeland! Happily, thanks to the passion, skill, and dedication of … Continued

  • A quarter of a wheel of Dutch Gouda cheese on a sheet of Deli parchment paper.

    Dutch Gouda from De Graafstroom Dairy

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Artisan aged cheese from a 115-year-old farmers cooperative If that First International Anarchist World Congress that I wrote about last week had reconvened again a year or two … Continued

  • Two Blueberry Buckles with a Bakehouse pastry bag underneath. One of the Buckles is still wrapped, while the other is unwrapped and has a slice cut from it.

    Wild Blueberry Buckle From the Bakehouse

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews A long-standing classic returns for a special appearance this summer! I can’t recall when we started making Blueberry Buckle, but it’s been a classic and a … Continued

  • A top-down photo of about two dozen red radishes with their leafy tops still on, resting on a wooden tray.

    Revueltos with Radish Greens

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Super simple, seasonally appropriate, Spanish-style scrambled eggs Thinking back to the radishes and butter I wrote about as an appetizer last week … one of … Continued

  • A photo of a huge pile of radishes with their roots still attached.

    A Great Way to Use Fresh Radishes!

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews A super-simple spring pleasure to put on your table at home today One of my favorite parts of spring eating is this amazingly simple and … Continued

  • Jake’s Cake from the Bakehouse

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Angel food cake to celebrate summer berry season A Bakehouse favorite from many years ago, it’s named after managing partner Amy Emberling’s son Jake, who’s all … Continued

  • Gourmino Geiss At the Deli

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews A creative visionary turns his dreams into a delicious mountain cheese Michael Hanke is making things happen. Growing up in a cheesemaking family in the Allgau … Continued

  • Mexico Chiapas Coffee

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Sustainably grown Mexican coffee takes the cake! Of all the coffee-producing countries on the planet, Mexico has historically gotten maybe some of the least attention. Like … Continued

  • A photo of a bag of Askinosie Malt Balls on a white surface with many malt balls pouring out. The bag is a deep matte orange.

    Artisanal Malt Balls from Askinosie

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Amazing offering from the folks at Askinosie Chocolate One of the things I love about our food is that we’ve found ways to take popular but … Continued

Jewish Specialties

  • A top-down photo of a Flourless Chocolate Orange Torte on a marble countertop with two slices cut from it, and another slice on a circular white plate along with a fork.

    Flourless Chocolate Orange Passover Torte

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews The classic Zingerman’s dessert for the holiday or any day This terrific dark chocolate torte has been part of our Passover offerings in the ZCoB … Continued

  • A top-down photo of a bowl of two matzo balls in a bowl of broth topped with finely sliced green onions. The bowl is on a wooden table.

    Consider the Matzo Ball

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews A prerequisite at many American Ashkenazi Passover meals For many Americans, April is the start of baseball season. For many American Jews, it’s also the … Continued

  • A square slice of noodle kugel with raisins throughout.

    The Deli’s Recipe for Noodle Kugel

    Often included as a part of an abundant Rosh Hashanah feast, our Noodle Kugel is a year-round favorite. The recipe is a Deli classic—Ari got it from his grandmother, and … Continued

  • An assortment of apples and different jarred honeys on a white background.

    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

  • A top-down photo of a Mezes Kremes Torta on a marble surface next to a circular ceramic plate with a slice of torta and a fork on it.

    Mézes Kremes Torta from the Bakehouse

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Incredible caramelized honey cream cake One of Budapest’s best-loved treats is rarely seen outside its cream-and-pastry-loving homeland! Happily, thanks to the passion, skill, and dedication of … Continued

  • Two Blueberry Buckles with a Bakehouse pastry bag underneath. One of the Buckles is still wrapped, while the other is unwrapped and has a slice cut from it.

    Wild Blueberry Buckle From the Bakehouse

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews A long-standing classic returns for a special appearance this summer! I can’t recall when we started making Blueberry Buckle, but it’s been a classic and a … Continued

  • A plate of four Deli breakfast burritos wrapped in Deli paper with a cup of Zingerman's coffee behind it, and the Next Door Cafe front porch in the background.

    Breakfast at Zingerman’s Next Door Cafe

    Since 1991, The Next Door Café has been abuzz every morning with a bounty of breakfast and beverage options that have earned us quite the collection of early bird regulars. … Continued

  • A photo of part of the mural inside the Next Door Cafe. A hand is coming into frame with a small paintbrush and is adding detail to a white flower with a red center.

    Behind the Scenes: The Making of a Mural

    If you’ve visited us at the Next Door Café recently, you’ve almost certainly seen our mural. Given that it appears in every single customer-facing area of the Café, it’s hard … Continued

  • A photo of several dozen white turnips with their leafy tops still attached.

    Turnip Salad with Avocado and Sesame

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews A lovely low key summer dish to make at home in a matter of minutes Turnips, in the 21st century, often get short shrift. While many … Continued

  • A quarter of a wheel of Dutch Gouda cheese on a sheet of Deli parchment paper.

    Dutch Gouda from De Graafstroom Dairy

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Artisan aged cheese from a 115-year-old farmers cooperative If that First International Anarchist World Congress that I wrote about last week had reconvened again a year or two … Continued

  • Two Blueberry Buckles with a Bakehouse pastry bag underneath. One of the Buckles is still wrapped, while the other is unwrapped and has a slice cut from it.

    Wild Blueberry Buckle From the Bakehouse

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews A long-standing classic returns for a special appearance this summer! I can’t recall when we started making Blueberry Buckle, but it’s been a classic and a … Continued