Cooking, Education, Recipes

Passport to the Farmers Market from Miss Kim

Fairy tale eggplants, hen of the woods mushrooms, candy cane beets and delicata squash. What sound like characters in a wild childhood fable are actually staples in Michigan farmers markets during a few magical, yet fleeting, weeks in early fall. Miss Kim’s head chef Ji Hye Kim says she looks forward to this time of […]

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Cooking, Education, Good Food

Molly Stevens, Award-Winning cookbook author, returns to Ann Arbor

A new cookbook from Molly Stevens titled All About Dinner: Expert Advice for Everyday Meals, will be released just in time for her to join us at the Roadhouse for a special dinner on November 12.  Molly’s previous cookbooks, All About Braising and All About Roasting, each won James Beard and IACP cookbook awards. Molly Stevens […]

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Business, Leadership, Vision, ZingTrain

Writing A Vision Of Success

3 tips for writing a vision of success from Kat Gordon, Professional Pie Taster & Owner at Muddy’s Bake Shop in Memphis, TN, and a ZingTrain client. “This isn’t a vision, it’s an illustrated to-do list… let’s try a second draft.” No one can say this as kindly and with as much encouragement as Maggie […]

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Business, ZingLife, ZingTrain

The Best Swag For Your Event

It’s October. So naturally, we’re looking nine months out and thinking about our annual symposium, aptly named ZingPosium. Determining the content we’ll share and theme of the event are important, but something else we’ll be spending a lot of time thinking about is the Swag we’ll give to attendees. Swag stands for “Something We All Get”. The harder task […]

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Coffee, Food Artisans, ZingLife

Ann Arbor Café? Head South!

Looking for a cozy Ann Arbor café? Here’s an insider’s guide to Zingerman’s Coffee Company on Plaza Drive. Get the buzz on why it’s a top choice for caffeine cravers of every kind. 6 Unique Hand Brewing Methods Zingerman’s Coffee Company baristas expertly prepare a full menu of espresso drinks and drip coffees from fresh […]

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Creamery, Education, Good Food

3 Tips for Creating a Crowd-Pleasing Cheese Plate for Your Next Holiday Party

Creamery Cheese Shop Manager and American Cheese Society Certified Cheese Professional (read more about that coveted designation here) Tessie Ives-Wilson is here to share tips to help you create the perfect cheese plate for any holiday party.  One of the most common requests for help I’ve gotten behind a cheese counter comes from folks who […]

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