The Deli Dish

  • Boston Cream Pie from Zingerman’s Bakehouse

    Boston Cream Pie… Is it a pie? Is it a cake? What we know – it’s delicious! Take one bite and you’ll know why it has a whole state so devoted to it.

  • Hungarian Dessert: Rigó Jancsi

    Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Chocolate Torte with Chestnut Cream- a seriously terrific Hungarian pastry!   It’s been over a decade now since we first started making Rigó Jancsi at the … Continued

  • 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 … Continued

  • An Eater’s Guide to Tinned Fish at the Deli

      For everyone from pantry stockers, busy home cooks and dorm dwellers to pescatarians, campers and road trippers, tinned fish is the perfect food. Sustainable, portable and delicious, tinned fish … Continued

  • Rozendal Wine Vinegars

      Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews 12-year-old biodynamic masterpieces from South Africa These are, to my taste, one of the most wonderful products we sell. Caringly crafted, beautifully presented, exceptionally delicious. … Continued

  • Cuvée César from the Alziari Family

      Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Special limited edition of single-farm French olive oil Back in the 1980s, in the early years of doing business at the Deli, extra virgin olive … Continued

  • reserve dragon well

    Reserve Dragon Well 2021 Selection #1

      Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews A hard to get micro-lot of terrific tea from China The availability of this special tea is super limited, and its flavor is fantastic. If … Continued

  • Anchovy Stuffed Peppers

      Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews “Red Truffles” from Northern Italy–Powerfully good Piemontese cherry peppers stuffed with anchovies and capers These amazing anchovy stuffed peppers are, without hesitation, truly one of … Continued