Ari's Top 5

Love, Leadership, Language, and the Life of Gustav Landauer

Putting the 100-year-old lessons of an “anarchist mystic” to work in the modern world I’ve gotten a lot of wonderful notes about last week’s piece on love and work. Thank you. It’s both comforting and rewarding to know that the thoughts resonate. The encouraging words also got me wondering. The idea of love and work […]

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Ari's Top 5

Love and Work

Why it’s worth showing love and care in all our actions Way back in 1990—in the same year that the two Germanies were reunited, Nelson Mandela was released from prison, and eight years after Paul and I had opened the Deli—my friend Lex Alexander from North Carolina told me about a new book he was […]

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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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Agriculture, Ari's Top 5, Coffee, Food Artisans

Peruvian Coffee From Café Femenino

Female farmers cooperative offers up superb coffee. Back in 2004, Isabel Uriarte Latorre co-founded Café Femenino, an organization dedicated to empowering women on the front lines of the coffee industry. Very much like the folks at Ziba in Afghanistan that I wrote about earlier this year, she’s built the business to support women—financially, spiritually, and socially—in the work […]

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Ari's Top 5, Cooking, Parm Project, Recipes

Champagne and Parmigiano Reggiano Risotto

An easy recipe for Champagne and Parmigiano Reggiano Risotto

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Ari's Top 5, Cooking, Food Artisans, Good Food, Roadhouse, Zingerman's Events

Pasta Friday

Pasta Friday on Tuesday at the Roadhouse A2 in A2: chef, author, and friend Allison Arevalo brings her passion for people and pasta-cooking to Ann Arbor Speaking of pasta . . . maybe you have great memories, growing up, when you got together with your family and friends over a marvelous home-cooked meal? One where […]

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