Passover — the Jewish holiday that commemorating the story of the Israelites’ escape from slavery in Egypt — kicks off in 2023 the evening of April 5 and will continue until the evening of April 13. These four metro Detroit delis and cafes are celebrating with the community by offering carry out options for your Passover Seder.
You can choose from a complete Seder meal that will feed four for $160 or a ceremonial Seder plate for $30. Individual Seder meals are also available in options such as lam tagine, beef brisket, and lemon thyme chicken. Complete your order with a slice of lemon sponge cake or chocolate orange torte. Matzo ball soup, too. This menu is available beginning April 5. Passover orders must be made by 2 p.m. on April 2. Orders are provided cold with reheat instructions. Pick up your order April 5-8. Zingerman’s Delicatessen, 422 Detroit St., Ann Arbor; zingermansdeli.com.
Peter’s Palate Pleaser Gourmet Carry-Out and Catering
Order appetizers like roasted eggplant, old-fashioned chopped liver, potato pancakes, matzo balls, and more to start your meal. Then, choose old-fashioned beef brisket, roasted chicken breast, whole Amish chicken halves, honey-baked Atlantic Salmon, Brook Trout stuffed with spinach, whitefish filet, roasted beef tenderloin or mustard-crusted rack of lamb. Kugels and side dishes like braised red cabbage and Passover popovers are also available — and don’t forget the dessert. Peter’s Palate Pleaser Gourmet Carry-Out and Catering, 1087 West Long Lake Road, Bloomfield Hills; peterspalatepleaser.com.
Get your orders in April 5-6 for á la carte Passover items, entrées, and desserts. On the á la carte menu, find options like chopped liver (and vegetarian chopped liver), charoset, matzo balls, and balsamic roasted Brussels sprouts. Entrée options include roasted chicken, Passover-style lemon chicken breast, roasted chicken with apricot glaze, roasted turkey, and roasted brisket. Finish out your meal with a seven-layer cake, Passover brownies, and coconut- or chocolate-dipped macaroons. Steve’s Deli, 6646 Telegraph Road, Bloomfield Hills; stevesdeli.com.
A complete Seder costs $325, serves six people, and comes with chopped liver and matzo crackers, gefilte fish and horseradish, matzo ball soup with carrots, roasted brisket or herb roasted chicken, roasted potatoes, spring vegetable, tzimmes, Charoses and Passover Matzo. You can also order individual starters, entrees, sides, and dessert á la carte, or get a complete Seder plate for $30. Orders accepted through Sunday, April 2, and can be picked up on Wednesday, April 5, at 3 p.m. All items are chametz-free but not Kosher. Stage Deli, 6873 Orchard Lake Road, West Bloomfield; stagedeli.com.