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April 30 in Ann Arbor: Three Cooks, Two Dinners, One Special Evening

NYT writer Eric Kim and award-winning author Matt Rodbard come to Miss Kim On Tuesday, April 30, Ji Hye and the Miss Kim crew will be hosting a pair of nationally known food writers! Together, they will put together a marvelous meal that will almost certainly sell out! I figured I’d give you the heads […]

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Special bake at Zingerman’s Bakehouse, Somodi Kalács

Hungarian Cinnamon Swirl Bread from the Bakehouse One of the best things I’ve gleaned from working with the organizational ecosystem metaphor over the last few years is the reminder that everything impacts everything else. Which, in turn, I’ve been reminded of again by the arrival in the ZCoB of the Vermont Creamery Cultured Butter (now available […]

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Zingerman’s Food Tour to Paris and Champagne!

Cafes, croissants, wonderful wines, and a plethora of great third places Wondering about a really special Mother’s or Father’s Day gift? Ready to break the mold and take a magical trip to Paris to taste great food and wine for a week this spring? The Zingerman’s Food Tour to Paris could well be just the […]

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Irish Brown Soda Bread Arrives for the Season

The country bread of Ireland emerges from the Bakehouse ovens I love this bread, its history, and the fact that we make such a fine, great-tasting, traditional version of it. I have such an affinity that I’m always anxious for it to arrive from the Bakehouse ovens in the ten days before St. Patrick’s Day. […]

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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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