Fairway Food Update with Steve Jenkins

From Fairway Flavors Fall / Winter 2014 Magazine It’s hardly a secret that Fairway Market has thrown off the shackles of the bad old days. I speak of a time when there were but a few Fairways for so many far-flung people who had no choice but to drive to us. There are 15 Fairways […]

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Steve Jenkins: Fairway’s Fall Trip to Paris

No more glorious time of year to be in Paris than October.  I turned 50 in Paris (alone), and I turned 60 in Paris.  This time I turned 64.  When I first visited the City Of Light I was a callow 27, and if memory serves I became 28 whilst walking around at midnight in […]

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PIE CORPS of Brooklyn: Locally Made, Small-Batch Pies & Quiches

Fairway loves small-batch, local food brands with inspiring stories. Just like PIE CORPS of Brooklyn, New York. PIE CORPS is a small pie company based in Brooklyn whose mission is to offer the finest quality, handmade, soul satisfying, savory and sweet pies. Their pies are made from scratch, using only the freshest seasonally inspired ingredients. A perfect fusion of traditional […]

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Fairway Coffee Guru Benny Lanfranco Heads to the Dominican Republic for Incredible Coffee

Fairway’s beloved, near-perfect coffee starts with the beans…which start with the farmers, their families, and just-right soil, weather, and rain needed to nurture what will eventually become a perfect cup of coffee. Benny Lanfranco, the coffee genius at the helm of our renowned coffee department, travels all over the world to spend quality time with […]

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A Sweet Story, Sicilian Style: Fiasconaro Panettone & Spreads for the Holidays

In the shadows of the Modonie Mountains, the small beautiful village of Castelbuono stands in the valley. The town took its name from the 14th century landmark “Castello Del Buon Aere” or “Castle of the Good Air”. Castelbuono, is part of the province of Palermo, Sicily. Sixty years ago an artisan named Mario Fiasconaro mastered […]

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Coffee Field Trip! Cupping with Fairway Master Roaster Benny Lanfranco

It was a cool, crisp fall day in Brooklyn and Fairway’s coffee extraordinaire Benny Lanfranco invited me to join him for a day of cupping. Cupping? Coffee cupping, or coffee tasting, is the ritual of examining the tastes and aromas of brewed coffee. At Fairway, we do this every single week to make sure we […]

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Meet Our Farmer Merv, The Man Behind Fairway Local, Antibiotic-Free Turkey

Fairway Market has always boasted a wonderful turkey selection, but this Thanksgiving is different. It’s the first year we have our very own Fairway Turkey, proudly bearing a Fairway Label. (PS: pre-order now! Today is your last chance, don’t miss it! Choose from Merv’s Fairway Turkeys and an incredible array of other fine turkey choices.) […]

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Have a Sweet New Year with Miel de Garrigue from Provence

We sell a whole lot of wonderful honey. But nothing is comparable to Miel de Garrigue. This is the cherished honey from the Provence Alps, the most storied and gorgeous part of the entire Midi, the ‘garrigue’, the scrubland of a fierce beauty fired by intense Provencale light upon wild herbs and a profusion of wildflowers. […]

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Take a Tropical Vacay at Fairway: Exotic Fruit Adventures

There’s a chill in the air. New York feels downright autumnal today. Think crisp apples and warm, spiced cider, scarves, and fiery leaves (those have not arrived just yet!). Our gorgeous produce section is full of Love Local fruits and veggies–the last of summer’s bounty. Plums and peaches are having their final, juicy-sweet moment in […]

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From the Land of Don Quixote: Fairway’s Very Own Manchego

Our newest cheese baby: La Mancha’s wildly famous, adored sheep’s milk cheese! Made from the sweet, fresh milk of Manchega sheep, and aged for 8 months to coax out a symphony of briny, nutty richness. D.O. name-controlled–the one and only. I would bet a whole lot that you’ll love it. It’s completely lovable. It has lots […]

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