Posts by Ari:

Food

First Flush Darjeeling 2019 from the Jungpana Estate

One of my favorite teas has just arrived in Ann Arbor As we enter the final quarter of a year that’s clearly been a rather difficult one for everyone, here’s a small thing that’s been brightening my days. Drinking hot cups of the most recent crop of First Flush Darjeeling tea that just arrived last […]

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News

The New Pamphlet—“Humility: A Humble, Anarchistic Inquiry”—Has Arrived!

While the world gets louder, humility can quietly help Back when I began the work on this project a couple years ago, I can honestly say that I knew next to nothing about humility. Beyond a general understanding of what the word meant, and that it was probably a good thing to have, I wouldn’t […]

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Cooking, Good Food, New Products

Miss Kim’s Marvelous Bibimbob Meal Kits

Traditional Korean cooking in your home kitchen Seven months in, it’s safe to say that the challenges of the pandemic have been many. You don’t need me to detail them all here. But in the shadows of the struggles that have gotten most of the attention, there have still been small slivers of positive progress […]

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Ari on Business

The Power of Positive Beliefs

Marveling at the difference a small shift in beliefs can make in every aspect of our lives As I write, we’re in the process of putting the final touches on the first-ever “Zingerman’s Statement of Beliefs.” We’re working on getting them printed so we can give copies to our staff, and so those of you […]

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Business, Our Businesses

A Positive Innovation from the Independent Restaurant Coalition

  One of the most positive innovations of the last few months has been the formation of the Independent Restaurant Coalition (IRC). The group came together a few weeks into the pandemic to help independent restaurants collaborate and advocate effectively for their needs in Washington. While the headlines and aid packages have historically gone to […]

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Ari's Top 5, Cooking, Good Food, Miss Kim, Recipes

Miso Butter Sauce from Miss Kim

Miso butter is a scrumptious sauce you can put to work in wonderfully easy ways Looking for an easy way to make your home cooking meaningfully more interesting? Here’s a wonderful one—miso butter. Its roots are in Asian tradition; you can order it up every day of the week from Miss Kim’s kitchen, and it’s easy […]

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