Alumni, Ari's Top 5, Business, Deli, Zingerman's History

Where’d You Get the Name?

Everyone asks us this question. The short answer is, we made it up. The long answer goes like this: When we first started talking about opening the business back in fall of ’81 we wanted a name that would convey the sense of a good local deli something that would sound “Jewish,” and offer anyone who heard […]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Be Grocery Shopping at Zingerman’s Deli

I’ve long thought that I have the best food job in the world. I work with amazing people, in a diverse college town in Michigan, and I get to bike to work more often than not. Another reasons I feel this way is the quality of ingredients that I get to taste and work with […]

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Deli, Good Food

Gefilte Fish Gets a Bad Rap, but It Has a Rich History

Twice a year homemade gefilte fish appears in the Deli case. I’m always happy to see it because it brings back big memories for me! I know I’m not alone—food critic Mimi Sheraton says it’s “part of the holy trinity of Jewish holiday eating: chicken soup, chopped liver, gefilte fish.” Having grown up regularly eating […]

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Check Out What’s New on the Zingerman’s Deli Menu!

We like to keep it fresh at Zingerman’s Deli. Every year, we update the menu, adding new items and, yes, even saying goodbye to some items—we also like to freshen up the look to reflect the evolution of the work from our fantastic design staff. This year we have a few hellos and goodbyes we […]

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Zingerman’s Deli’s Passover Menu is Here—and You Can Order Online

Passover begins Friday, March 30. Have you planned your seder yet? Zingerman’s Deli has a great Passover menu, featuring complete Seder meals with all the fixings and plenty of a la carte options, too, plus some delicious desserts from Zingerman’s Bakehouse and Zingerman’s Creamery. Our Passover menu features many familiar dishes in the Ashkenazi cooking […]

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Deli, Zingerman's Events

This Is the Cure for the Winter Blues: A Hungarian Feast!

At Zingerman’s, we believe that delicious food and new experiences are the cure for the winter blues. That’s why we’re really excited to announce our Winter Hungarian Feast! Hosted by Zingerman’s Deli co-owner and head chef Rodger Bowser and our Hungarian friend Gábor Bánfalvi, this multi-course meal scheduled for Sunday, January 28 at the Greyline […]

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