The Deli Dish

July 30, 2021

Virtual Happy Hour: Chocolate Tasting with Ann Arbor Distilling Co.

We think pretty much anything goes with chocolate, but it does take an expert level of knowledge to match up just the right chocolate with the something special.  We are excited to bring you some exciting beverage pairings–chocolate and spirits!!  Join Deli Chocolate Specialist, Jennie Brooks, and Ann Arbor Distilling Company Sales and Distribution Director […]

Chocolate News & Notes

July 2, 2021

July Chocolate News and Notes

Jennie’s Sunny Summer Chocolate Edition by Jennie B, Zingerman’s Chocolate Specialist The temps are rising, but summer chocolate is still a thing!  Whether you’re looking for a sundae topping or something to nibble on after your backyard BBQ, we’re pretty sure we’ve got something that will suit your fancy.  Here are my top picks to […]


July 1, 2021

Meet the Deli Detail: Chocolate Specialist

Meet the Deli Detail: We’re introducing you to our passionate team of experts. Today’s featured Deli crew members is our Chocolate Specialist Meet the Deli’s Chocolate Specialist When it comes to covetable careers, “chocolate specialist” is a title that’s hard to top. The Deli’s chocolate specialist puts her obsession to work curating the chocolate corner […]

Next Door Café

June 18, 2021

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.

Chocolate News & Notes

June 10, 2021

Father’s Day Chocolate News and Notes

Jennie’s Top 10 Sweets for Father’s Day by Jennie B, Zingerman’s Chocolate Specialist Here is our curated list of sweets for Father’s Day that Dads are sure to love, complete with bacon chocolate, bourbon chocolate,  spicy peanut praline and more! Whether your Dad is sweet, salty or spicy we’ve got your gift covered.  1. Monsoon […]

Chocolate News & Notes

April 27, 2021

Mother’s Day Chocolate News and Notes

Jennie’s Wow-Worthy Top Gift Picks for Mother’s Day 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.  We miss you for our in person sampling and gift selection conversations, but we are still here to help you […]

April 21, 2021

Notable Noshes: Chocolate from Around the World

Zingerman’s Next Door Café’s chocolate corner is full of Notable Noshes–offering you a full spectrum of all things cacao from the traditional to the avant-garde.  Our Chocolate Specialist Jennie B constantly curates our offerings, which has expanded over the past few years to include products from Hungary and Iceland, and continues to offer some of […]

Chocolate News & Notes

March 30, 2021

Easter Chocolate News and Notes

Easter Chocolate News and Notes Jennie’s Top 10 Egg-cellent Spring Picks by Jennie B, Zingerman’s Chocolate Specialist Hop into spring with a colorful array of spring confections! Here’s our list of seasonal finds including Easter chocolate bunnies, chocolate filled eggs and springtime sweets.  Zingerman’s Candy Manufactory Filled Fudge Eggs This much anticipated Easter confection from […]

Chocolate News & Notes

February 4, 2021

Valentine’s Day Chocolate News and Notes

Valentine’s Day Chocolate News and Notes by Jennie B, Zingerman’s Chocolate Specialist This Valentine’s Day, visit Zingerman’s Delicatessen for swoon-worthy sweets that are sure to win hearts. Whether it’s a bar of chocolate, a custom box of truffles or a date night at home at our Virtual Happy Hour, our chocolate experts are here to […]

Ari's Favorites

January 30, 2021

Rózsavölgyi Eros Hot Paprika Chocolate Bar

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews The best of Budapest arrives in Ann Arbor It was in the fall of 2011 that Frank and Amy from the Bakehouse and I (along with my good friend, food writer Molly Stevens) took our first trip to Budapest. It was the beginning of an exploration that, ten years later, has made […]

Ari's Favorites

January 7, 2021

Omnom Coffee and Milk Chocolate Bar

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Like a cool café latte from Iceland, you can carry in your car Most all innovations seem so obvious once someone has made them. Here’s one that I can’t believe hasn’t made the mainstream for the last 150 years. And yet, I at least, have never heard of it till […]

Ari's Favorites

December 5, 2020

The Zeke Bar from Askinosie Chocolate

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews A man who will help lead the fight against the pandemic puts his signature on an amazing dark chocolate When I first wrote about my friend Shawn Askinosie’s new chocolate bar back in 2019, I asked him a few times who “Zeke” was. I vaguely remembered Shawn saying that Zeke […]