Cheese, Chocolate, Food Artisans, Travel

Photos: Ari Goes to Italy on a Parmigiano-Reggiano Mission

Four flights, five days, five dairies, about twenty-five different cheeses, some friends, a lot of time in the car, and a dozen very good meals all added up to one very good trip! At the end of last month, I had a chance to go to Reggio-Emilia to taste test Parmigiano-Reggiano. Grace Singleton, long time […]

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Deli, Food, Zingerman's Events

Our Favorite Event of the Season: Ari’s Top Picks 2016

Every year, Ari picks 30 of the most unique, delicious products we sell through our retail shops and mail order catalog (at Zingermans.com) to highlight and share with you! The list includes all the things we love to eat and drink, from artisan breads and olive oil made in Tunisia to Hungarian-style cheeses and our […]

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Zingerman's History

We Love This Book: Iconic Restaurants of Ann Arbor, a Q&A with the Authors

Ann Arbor is home to many beloved restaurants—students, townies and visitors alike all have their favorites. Co-author Jon Milan and Gail Offen pay homage to the most popular eating hangouts in town (yes, Zingerman’s Deli is included) with their new book Iconic Restaurants of Ann Arbor. Filled with fantastic photos and interesting snippets about current […]

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Bakehouse, Bread

Why I NEVER Store My Bread in Plastic Bags

With all these breads in my kitchen counter, you might be inclined to think that I carefully store them all in plastic bags to keep them fresh. I don’t. Ever. NEVER. That’s right. For all the bread I bring home, I never, ever, ever put it in plastic bags. Why? Because although this may sound […]

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ZingLife

A Message of Hope from Ari Weinzweig

Zingerman’s co-owner and founding partner Ari Weinzweig sent this note to the staff in response to the recent election. It meant a lot to many of our community, so we decided to share it with you. Although I’ve worked at it over the years, I’m still not all that great at processing strong emotions quickly.  […]

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Zingerman's in the Press, ZingLife

Watch Ari’s Talk with Maria Shriver

Sure, it was raining, but that didn’t stop this interesting conversation between Ari and Maria Shriver. The two discussed the power of beliefs in all areas of life, how Zingerman’s got its start, and really good food. Watch the whole video above.  

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