Ari's Five Foods

Sautéed Dates for Dinner

A delightful and delicious appetizer So easy! As with all the cooking I write about, this dish requires really good raw materials. I feel fortunate to have stumbled onto the delicious dates from the marvelous Rancho Meladuco, located in the Coachella Valley in California. They’re ripened carefully on the tree to maximize their natural sweetness. Joan […]

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Greek Sheep’s Milk Feta at the Cream Top Shop

Handmade artisan feta from the island of Lesbos As you probably know by now, I’m a big fan of feta cheese. This new arrival is amazing! To be clear, I still, also, love the Mt. Vikos-brand, barrel-aged feta we get from Vassily Roussas in northern Greece that we stock regularly at the Deli. It’s made […]

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Zzang! Candy Campaign Kicks Off January Promotion

I’m pretty convinced that Zzang! bars have essentially remade the way everyone around Zingerman’s (and a lot of our regular customers) think about candy bars. In the same way that Bakehouse rye and Farm breads and Creamery cream cheese (just to name some that come to my mind) have altered the way we think about […]

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Zingerman’s Camp Bacon, June 19, 9am to 3pm

Meet the Bacons!  Join us for a Bacon Celebration like no other at Zingerman’s Camp Bacon on Saturday, June 19. We’re bringing together bacon lovers under one big tent at our Southside location for a day full of flavors, history and fun as we explore the best bacons we can find and learn the stories […]

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Ari's Five Foods

Five Foods for the Week of March 20, 2010

Greetings and welcome to spring! Before I even get into the actual five foods, I wanted to wish a happy anniversary to everyone here. Hard to believe but sure enough, 28 years in the books! The anniversary wishes really do go out to everyone here because, while I guess it’s sort of not really deniable […]

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Ari's Five Foods

5 Foods for the week of February 9, 2010

As is becoming the norm, I’m way overdue to get these out. Thanks for your patience and support (both personally and professionally), thanks for reading, thanks for doing all the amazing things that you do everyday to make all this that is the ZCoB go as great as it goes. It’s just my own sense […]

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