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Finding Farina for Breakfast at Zingerman’s Roadhouse

Freshly milled wheat from the Bakehouse makes a wonderful meal Who knew? A lot of people might have. Just not me. But now, after over 40 years of working in the food world, I know—a bowl of hot farina, made from freshly milled wheat, makes for a seriously marvelous, world-class meal. It’s a delicious artisan […]

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Potlikker Fish Stew at Zingerman’s Roadhouse

A big bowl of Southern comfort in this wonderful seafood stew Without a doubt, one of my favorite foods from the Roadhouse—and I get to eat a lot of good food—is the Creole Potlikker Fish Stew. We’ve been serving it for nearly a decade now, and with each passing week, I think it accumulates even […]

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Dinkelbrot from Zingerman’s Bakehouse

German-style spelt bread makes for some marvelous eating Dinkelbrot isn’t Zingmerman’s Bakehouse’s best seller, but it might have some of the most loyal fans. And for good reason—it’s a terrific, very traditionally made bread. As it would be in the best bakeries in Germany, it’s made using freshly milled heirloom grains! In its homeland, Dinkelbrot […]

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Ann Arbor Restaurant Week Menu

Miss Kim and the Roadhouse offer up delicious deals It’s time for the annual Ann Arbor Restaurant Week menu, which means cool meals and delicious deals at both Miss Kim and the Roadhouse! It’s Ann Arbor’s bicentennial to make the Restaurant Week work even more fun! Anyone around Ann Arbor likely needs a good excuse […]

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24 Carrot Cake from the Bakehouse

A whole lot of carrots and cream cheese frosting The Bakehouse 24 Carrot Cake is impressively excellent. Being more of a savory treat fan, it had been a while since I held a plate with a whole slice of cake, but with this one, I tried a bite, smiled, and went back for more! If […]

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Potato Bacon Rétes at the Bakehouse

Flaky, filled Hungarian pastry for breakfast, lunch, or dinner The Bakehouse’s work with Hungarian foods has been, for me, one of the most inspiring stories to come out of the ZCoB in the 21st century. It’s a testament to what the willingness to study deeply, to go to the source to learn, to stick with […]

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