The Deli Dish

August 11, 2022

Bonajuto Chocolate from Modica

Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews An ancient way of crafting chocolate, carried on in Sicily I first heard about the Dolceria Bonajuto in the fall of 2002. Three different food people—all of whose palates I respect enormously—told me about it, independently, within a few weeks of each other. Six months later, I was there to visit. […]

July 8, 2022

Askinosie Dark Chocolate Bar

Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews 70% Barrel-Aged Askinosie Dark Chocolate Bar It is not all that surprising to realize that so many people in the greater Zingerman’s ecosystem—suppliers and customers—are also, in their own ways, living out their own versions of seventh stories. One obvious example is the excellent work by my friend Shawn Askinosie, along […]

July 7, 2022

Wild Juruá Chocolate Bar – New Limited Edition!

Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Wild Juruá 70% Bar from the Brazilian Rainforest Every once in a while, in a Zingerman’s world that is filled with special people and special products, something comes along that is so exceptional from start to finish that it grabs my attention at a particularly high level. This newly-arrived chocolate bar, […]

July 7, 2022

Cuna de Piedra from Mexico

Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Amazing artisan chocolate bars by Cuna de Piedra arrive in Ann Arbor The story of cacao cultivation starts something like 1500 years ago, a long way to the south of here, most certainly in Central America by Mayan farmers, maybe even in southern Mexico. This story, for me though, starts in […]

June 15, 2022

Father’s Day Chocolate News and Notes 2022

Jennie’s Top Sweets for Father’s Day by Jennie B, Zingerman’s Chocolate Specialist Father’s Day is Sunday, June 19th. A curated list of sweets that Dads are sure to love, complete with bacon chocolate, bourbon chocolate and more! Whether your Dad is sweet, salty or spicy we’ve got your gift covered. Kolsvart Fish True Swedish fish […]

May 4, 2022

Mother’s Day Chocolate News and Notes 2022

Jennie’s Wow-Worthy Top Gift Picks for Mother’s Day 2022 by Jennie B, Zingerman’s Chocolate Specialist Our shelves are filled with mom-thrilling confections and as always, we are ready to assist you in finding the perfect gift for Mother’s Day.  Give us a call at 734-663-3354, place an order online through our Zingerman’s Deli online store, […]

May 3, 2022

Virtual Happy Hour: Tequila Cocktails & Chocolate FEATURING Zingerman’s Roadhouse

When we realized that Cinco de Mayo and Mother’s Day were the same week we thought it was the perfect opportunity to join forces with our partner business, Zingerman’s Roadhouse! Cocktails from Zingerman’s Roadhouse featuring the Detroit’s Anteel Tequila AND chocolate from our selection at Zingermans Delicatessen.  Moms, friends of moms, kids of moms, tequila […]

April 24, 2022

Perfectly Paired: Tea & Chocolate

This event will take place IN PERSON at Zingerman’s Delicatessen! Two of our favorite affordable luxury items at the Deli team up for a sweet start to your Sunday morning! Join our Deli Tea Specialist Jackson K and our Deli Chocolate Specialist Jennie B to take a flavorful journey through their favorite combinations of tea and […]

April 2, 2022

Chocolate Raisin Babka from Zingerman’s Bakehouse

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Lots of dark chocolate, Red Flame raisins, and a splash of cinnamon in a traditional Jewish sweet bread I’m going to stick my neck out here and say that along with the Bakehouse’s Classic Cheesecake, the chocolate raisin Babka is one of the best tasting things we bake! If you […]

February 13, 2022

Virtual Happy Hour: Cheese, Wine & Chocolate

Chocolate & cheese are two classic pairings with cocktails. Just in time for the weekend of Valentine’s Day, two of our favorite Deli product experts have teamed up to bring you a Cheese, Wine and and Chocolate happy hour at home.  Our Chocolate Specialist Jennie Brooks and resident Certified Cheese Professional, Tessie Ives-Wilson will be your hosts […]

February 12, 2022

Lâm Đồng Coffee 64% Chocolate Bar from Marou in Vietnam

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Exceptional quality from an unexpected origin The combination of coffee and chocolate has been around for over four hundred years now. Chocolate came to Europe from the Western Hemisphere after Columbus’ return voyages; coffee arrived from Ethiopia and then Yemen (just across the water) to the south/east. The two were […]

February 12, 2022

Chocolate Cheesecake from Zingerman’s Bakehouse

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews A Valentine’s treat you can eat every day! The Bakehouse’s Chocolate Cheesecake may well have some of our most loyal promoters. It only comes around a couple times a year, but when it does, its longtime fans rejoice. Like all of the amazing Bakehouse cheesecakes, this one begins with fresh, hand-ladled […]