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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 … Continue reading

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Fire Up the Grill! Fairway’s Housemade Sausages and Kebabs

Memorial Day is around the corner–the kickoff of all things summertime: long days, flip-flops, and…barbeque season!  Soak skirt, hanger, or flatiron steak in soy sauce, lime juice, garlic, ginger and brown sugar; sear on the grill, and you’re a culinary … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Prime Beef Giveaway: What Would You Do with 130 Pounds of Prime?

The grand opening of our tenth store in Woodland Park is upon us. June 6!! And so it’s time for another grand contest to celebrate the grand occasion–we will once again be giving away a whole hindquarter of prime beef. … Continue reading

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