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Behold the Parmesan Rind! Your Secret Weapon

We know you love Parmigiano Reggiano, perhaps the grandest cheese in the world. But what do you do with that rind–and the rind of Grana Padano, and other grating cheeses? They are pretty useless as-is, but we beg you not … Continue reading

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Hot Chocolate Fix! NibMor Organic Drinking Chocolate

Meet Leah Oppenheim, part of the Fresh Foods team here at Fairway.  She is currently focusing on private label products, packaging, labeling, and R&D for the group.  Leah earned a BA in Economics at Brown University, is a dual US/French … Continue reading

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Fairway Red Hook is Back, Baby! And Help Us Restore Red Hook!

In case you missed it…we’re back! We opened our doors Friday morning, with big ceremony, celebrities, and excitement, and we’ve been rocking since then. Many were skeptical (and quite vocal) back when we planned to open a store in Harlem. … Continue reading

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Warm Up a Cold, Cold Winter Night with Soul-Satisfying Chili

Baby, it’s cold outside. So cold my ears feel as if they will fall off on my short walk from subway to office. So cold the thought of venturing to meet for downtown dinner sounds as wildly ambitious as a … Continue reading

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Great Grapes and a Grape Caesar Salad

While published research on grapes points to them being rich in antioxidants and flavonoids, it’s the finding of a particular substance called “resveratrol” that has many health proponents excited. Resveratrol is a naturally occurring substance found primarily in the skin … Continue reading

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Shelf Preservation: Stocking the Shelves for Sandy

The galivantor doesn’t really have time to watch the weather, but on Monday October 29th in New York City there was nothing but the weather to watch. The whole city was about to have its’ wings clipped by someone named … Continue reading

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Shelf Life (A Genius, On-the-Fly, Fairway-Sourced Dinner Party)

I have millions of rules for the kitchen. Unlike other parts of my life where I am a happy anarchist and break all the rules all the time, the kitchen is a palace of purpose. Of course, it should be … Continue reading

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Beat the Heat: A Stove-Free and Memorable Summer Meal

During the heat wave, instead of popping into a Duane Reade or vacant thrift shop every couple blocks to steal a break in the AC under the guise of “looking for a gift for my friend,” I thought some time … Continue reading

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Thanks for the Shout-Out, CNBC!

We know how uniquely awesome Fairway is. We know our customers know. Still–it’s nice to hear! Especially from Jim Cramer, Melissa Lee, and David Faber, hosts of CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street.” Squawk on the Street airs live from the … Continue reading

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I’m GIDDY About Our New Vinegars!! Saba, Lambrusco, White Balsamic, and More

Evidence I’m a total food nerd: I make my way, still bleary-eyed, to work. My mood skyrockets from sluggish-sleepy to jazzed. What’s up? Our 4 new vinegars, all lined up in a row and waiting to be tasted. Oh man, … Continue reading

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