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A New Brunch Dish at Miss Kim

Stop by to try Ji Hye’s new Jeon on Saturday or Sunday morning One of the most rewarding adventures of the last few months here in the ZCoB has been Miss Kim’s rollout of our new weekend brunch. I asked Ji Hye to share a highlight. She sent me back the story of a 17th century tradition […]

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Ari's Top 5

Putting Power Back into Our Cultural Soil

Sharing power toward a more positive future Folk singer Billy Bragg says, “We live in an age of rage. People feel their voices are ignored.” Political scientist Yascha Mounk writes, “Looking around the world, I see depressingly few democratic bright spots.” He also said, “Voters have long since concluded that they have little influence on public policy.” Whether it’s […]

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May/June 2021 Zingerman’s Newsletter

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Vision, ZingLife

Zingerman’s 2032 Vision

It’s our 50th year! That’s right. The Big 5-O! And the Zingerman’s Community of Businesses (ZCoB) is healthier, happier, and more financially sound than ever. We have continued to break creative ground in the worlds of progressive business, service, food, work experiences, love and care. In an era where electronic interaction is now the norm, our personalized, passion-driven, person-to-person connections set us further apart from the mainstream.

As we have for nearly 40 years now, since the 2009 vision was written in 1994, we operate as one coherent community, honoring the 15 to 20 Zingerman’s businesses that are a part of the organization. All are located here in the Ann Arbor area. Some of the businesses are “big,” others are small. All strive for excellence in their respective areas of expertise. Each business in the ZCoB has a managing partner or partners who own real shares in the business, have a deep passion for what that business does, and are charged with leading its work.

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The Best Oatmeal Raisin Cookies Around

Ooohs and Aaahs for Big O’s from the Bakehouse Italian designer Giorgio Armani once said, “I love things that age well—things that don’t date, that stand the test of time and that become living examples of the absolute best.” These simple but super good oatmeal cookies prove his point for me. Long one of my […]

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L’Etivaz Cheese at the Deli

A well-aged, hard-to-get mountain cheese from the Swiss Alpage I first stumbled on L’Etivaz in the summer of 1994 on a cheese hunting trip to the Alps with my friends Randolph Hodgson from Neals Yard Dairy and Daphne Zepos. At the time, none of us had ever heard of it. We found it by accident—a […]

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