The Deli Dish

November 6, 2022

STEEP: Highlights of the 2022 Harvest

This event will take place IN PERSON at Zingerman’s Delicatessen! STEEP events are our opportunity to take a deep dive into just a few of the fantastic teas we offer. We’ll share the history of each tea, its production style, the terroir, the harvest, and all that makes it special. While we learn, we’ll taste […]

September 8, 2022

First Flush Darjeeling from the Goomtee Estate

Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews The first picking of the 2022 harvest hits the Deli’s shelves First Flush Darjeeling is one of my favorite teas of all time. It’s a tea that tastes like no other, evokes emotion, and calls up my creative spirit. Smelling its aroma (both the dry leaves and then again as it’s […]

July 17, 2022

Tea 201: Iced & Cold Brewed Teas

This event will take place IN PERSON at Zingerman’s Delicatessen! Join us for a morning of tasting and learning as we explore a summer time favorite: iced tea! Join our Deli Tea Specialist Jackson Konwinski to enjoy a selection of cold-brewed teas. As we taste, we’ll talk about the different ways you can brew a cold […]

June 5, 2022

Tea 101

This event will take place IN PERSON at Zingerman’s Delicatessen! Join us for a morning of tasting and learning as we explore the world’s most popular beverage: tea! Awaken a new enthusiasm for an ancient food tradition while enriching your knowledge of Zingerman’s co-founder Ari Weinzweig’s favorite “affordable luxury.”  Join our Deli Tea Specialist Jackson Konwinski […]

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 […]

February 6, 2022

Tea 101

This event will take place IN PERSON at Zingerman’s Delicatessen! Join us for a morning of tasting and learning as we explore the world’s most popular beverage: tea! Awaken a new enthusiasm for an ancient food tradition while enriching your knowledge of Zingerman’s co-founder Ari Weinzweig’s favorite “affordable luxury.”  Join our Deli Tea Specialist Jackson […]

January 12, 2022

Miss Kim Korean Black Tea from Jeju Island

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Super smooth, wonderfully delicious from the southern end of Korea Miss Kim opened in 2016 as a proud part of the Zingerman’s Community of Businesses. Chef Ji Hye Kim grew up in Seoul, South Korea and is obsessed with ancient Korean culinary texts and the finer points of fermentation. Despite […]

August 21, 2021

Meet the Deli Detail: Deli Tea Specialist

Meet the Deli Detail: We’re introducing you to our passionate team of experts. Today’s featured Deli crew members is our Tea Specialist Meet the Deli’s Tea Specialist According to our tea specialist, being the Deli’s Tea Specialist requires him to, “Mostly drink tea and wax philosophic about the state of the world.” Don’t let him […]

August 8, 2021

Meet the Deli Detail: Sean Hartwig

Meet the Deli Detail: We’re introducing you to our passionate team of experts. Today’s featured deli crew member is Sean Hartwig, Specialty Foods Manager Meet Sean Hartwig, Specialty Foods Manager Sean Hartwig, like many Deli staff members, grew up in a family who loved to cook and showed love through food. He says food was […]

July 20, 2021

Meet the Deli Detail: Rick Strutz

Meet the Deli Detail: We’re introducing you to our passionate team of experts. Today’s featured deli crew member is Rick Strutz, Managing Partner. Meet Rick Strutz, Managing Partner Rick has an impressively diverse resume. Before entering the glamorous hospitality industry he was a manicurist, a brick stacker, a shoe salesman, a bouncer, a DJ, an […]

July 2, 2021

Types of Tea

If you’re on a hunt for tea, make Zingerman’s Delicatessen your first stop! The Deli stocks a wide spectrum of teas: White, Green, Yellow, Oolong, Black (called Red in China), Pu-Erh/Dark Tea (called Black in China), Purple, and Herbal Teas (otherwise known as Tisanes — if you’re fancy).  Our tea specialist makes sure the Deli’s […]

June 26, 2021

Meet the Maker: Matcha with Camellia Sinensis

“Although the traditional Japanese tea ceremony (chanoyu) can seem complex and inaccessible for most amateurs, matcha is not so complicated to prepare. These days increasingly popular for its pleasant flavors, its invigorating effect and its beneficial health properties, this bright green powdered tea is a memorable experience for anyone who is willing to risk a […]