The Deli Dish

September 28, 2021

Chocolate 201: Chocolate & Spices

Zingerman’s Next Door Café’s chocolate corner offers 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 our longtime favorites, like Askinose and Michigan’s […]

September 17, 2021

Virtual Happy Hour: Hard Cider & Cheese

Fall is in the air and the cider apples are starting to ripen and show up at our farmer’s markets.  We love this time of year because we think hard cider is a great paring with cheese!  In this Virtual Happy Hour, our Deli Event Coordinator and resident Certified Cheese Professional Tessie Ives-Wilson has paired 2 cheeses […]

September 1, 2021

Chocolate 201: White Chocolate

Zingerman’s Next Door Café’s chocolate corner offers 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 our longtime favorites, like Askinose and […]

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 […]

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.

June 10, 2021

Meet the Maker: The Matzo Project

“In 30 years of friendship it never occurred to us to become business partners…Until we realized that, in 90 years, it never occurred to anyone else to make a better tasting matzo..”  – Ashley Albert and Kevin Rodriguez, The Matzo Project We were so blown away by the taste, quality, and values of The Matzo […]

April 13, 2021

Meet the Maker: Georgia Grinders Nut Butter Tasting

“Nut butters may be one of the most versatile pantry staples these days. There is no meal of the day or snack that they do not complete, and that most definitely includes dessert!”  – Jaime Foster, Founder + CEO, Georgia Grinders Please join us for this FREE nut butter tasting event!  There is a great […]

March 24, 2021

Meet the Maker: Hebel & Co Free Halva Tasting

“Hebel & Co is family-owned and -operated. As such, each halva we make begins with a sophisticated scientific process known as kvetching and kvelling.”  – Hebel & Co Please join us for this FREE halva tasting event! Halva, or halvah, halwa, or any number of other spellings is a delicious confection that originated in the […]

January 16, 2021

Balsamic Vinegar Tasting with Vecchia Dispensa

We’re excited to welcome Simone Tintori of Vecchia Dispensa to our virtual tasting room for this balsamic vinegar tasting.  Simone will be joined by the effervescent Kristie Brablec, managing partner of Zingerman’s Food Tours  and owner of Ground Control Wines, for this evening of learning and conversation.   Vecchia Dispensa is the maker of our beloved line […]

October 22, 2020

Dark Chocolate and Dark Beer: A Virtual Happy Hour

Join us for a virtual happy hour on the darker side.  Spend your Thursday Happy Hour in the comfort of your home as you kick back and learn about one of our favorite fall combinations–dark chocolate and dark beer!  Zingerman’s Chocolate Specialist Jennie Brooks will be joined with Zingerman’s alum and Edelbrau Brewing Company owner, […]