Ari's Top 5, Good Food

Miss Kim Bulgogi Burger at the Roadhouse

A creative and tasty intra-ZCoB connection Taking Ji Hye’s creative Korean influence and moving a few miles to the west, we have this wonderful new Kimchi Bulgogi Burger on special at the Roadhouse. Sit down and dine in, order a couple for carry out, or grab a spot at one of the picnic tables out front in […]

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Ari's Top 5, Good Food

Patagonia Provisions Smoked Mackerel from Spain at the Deli

Terrific tinned fish to make your meal into something special If you like tinned fish even a tenth as much as I do, you’ll definitely want to check out this newly-arrived smoked mackerel from Patagonia. Not Patagonia in Argentina. Patagonia the clothing company—they’ve started a terrific new line of sustainable tinned seafood, under their food division […]

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Ari's Top 5, Good Food

Pignoli Cookies from the Bakehouse

Big flavor, no flour—great for gluten-free eating, Easter, Passover or just… because you like good food! One of the nicest new arrivals from the Bakehouse are these great little, bite-sized, Italianate pine nut cookies. “Nina’s ’nolis” are named for our longtime Bakehouse staffer, and recipe tester extraordinaire, Nina Plasencia. They’re made with ground almonds and […]

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Ari's Top 5, Good Food

Cruschi: Crunchy Fried Sweet Peppers from Southern Italy The potato chip of the pepper world Looking for a terrific new taste treat? These amazing little fried peppers—which are not spicy—are as awesome as potato chips and also equally addictive. If you’re at all like me, you might eat most of the bag in the course of […]

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Ari's Top 5, Good Food

Bayley Hazen Blue Cheese from Vermont

Raw milk, handmade, and marvelously delicious One of the tastiest blue cheeses in our deli cases right now is the Bayley Hazen from Vermont, handmade by Mateo Kehler, Andy Kehler, and the caring crew at Jasper Hill Creamery. You’ll know why we get along so well when you see their slogan: “Meaningful Work in A Place That […]

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Ari's Top 5, Good Food

3.14 Ways to Put Pie on Your Plate from Around the ZCoB

Sweet Pies from the Bakehouse, Pot Pies from the Deli, Pie & Mash at Cornman, and Fried Pies at the Roadhouse I’m not a math major, but I do know that Pi (3.14159) is a mathematical constant—the relationship between the size of the circumference of a circle and its diameter. The fascinating thing about Pi […]

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