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Bring on the Beef! Chateaubriand with Mushrooms & Red Wine Sauce

The winter months require hearty foods that fill us up and keep us warm, and this dish fits the bill. Chateaubriand is essentially beef tenderloin – a juicy and delicate cut that makes mouths water. Sautéed bella, Portobello, white and porcini mushrooms in a splash of red wine enhance the beef’s natural flavors perfectly. Crisp asparagus gives […]

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Fairway Deli: Beef Pastrami Sandwich with Fairway Mixed Dried Vegetable Chips

If there were a sandwich world, this would be their reigning king. Fairway’s fresh multi-grain baguette, beef pastrami and shredded gouda cheese is a royal combination. Fairway’s Grain Mustard with visible mustard seeds has a texture that pairs well with red meat. Either prepare on your own or ask Fairway’s Deli counter to do the work for […]

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OBE Aussie Famous, Grass-Fed, Organic, Delicious Beef

OBE is pronounced “OH-bee”, and it is the famous, Aussie grass-fed, certified organic BEEF that has been exclusive to your FAIRWAY for more than TEN YEARS NOW, and we are as huge fans of its flavor as you are!  If you want to get home with the finest organic grass-fed steak money can buy, and you […]

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Introducing Boneless Chuck Flaptail: An Unsung, Delicious Beef Cut

When you have a butcher you can trust, your Fairway butcher, you will be steered towards seriously great meat. Like the chuck flap. It’s an unsexy name for a prized, rare cut of beef.  Big grocery stores don’t even bother; the chuck flap is an infinitesimal sliver of deliciousness. Out of a 1400 pound animal we […]

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The Magic of Dry-Aging Prime Beef

Dry-aging is art; dry-aging is magic. Dry-aging came about generations ago through trial-and-error when there was no refrigeration. It was a necessity in order to preserve beef beyond its short lifespan. Very, very few outfits commit the enormous time, energy, money, and care needed to bother doing this right. At Fairway, we’re deeply passionate about the […]

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Our Master Butcher Ray Venezia On How to Create Burger Perfection

This Saturday, our Rock Stars were out in force in Fairway Red Hook. We showered customers with rich and toasty iced coffee; fresh oozy burrata just in from Puglia; hot dogs with some of our favorite condiments–Andre Laurent sauerkraut, balsamic ketchup, and our brand new and awesome Fairway mustard; and the sweetest melon that has […]

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Break Out of Your Rib-Eye Rut: Master Butcher Ray Venezia Shows Us Lesser Known, Super Flavorful Cuts of Beef

We’re all for breaking out a filet for a big night, and we’re mighty proud of our strips and tenderloins. But with a whole glorious butcher counter before you, it’d be a shame to stick to the familiar favorites. Our own Master Butcher Ray Venezia gave a great rundown of alternative, tasty cuts of beef in […]

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Bring on the Beef

I’m a big beef fan. Because I’m a physician, it may sound strange to you that I’m such a proponent of beef when beef gets bashed by so many of my colleagues in the health profession. In fact it’s come to the point that the unfair beef bashing has become so pervasive that it’s caught […]

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Veal Piccata

Veal for Columbus Day

Love dishes like Chicken Parmesan or Chicken Piccata? These popular Italian meals are just as drool-worthy with another type of meat — veal. The beauty of the veal cutlet (also called scallopini) is that it can be handled just like a chicken cutlet. Pounded thin, breaded, and pan fried; baked with sauce and cheese; or […]

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