Last week was an incredible week for olive oil. The Fairway-sponsored New York International Olive Oil Competition returned for its second year, bigger and better than ever, at the International Culinary Center in Soho. There were three great days packed with olive oil celebration and elation as olive oil producers, lovers, and experts from all […]
This lentil soup is more like a stew than a soup, really. Steven likes to give his bowl of it a slash of an early-harvest monocultivar extra-virgin olive oil of which Fairway imports DOZENS. Here’s the recipe. It’s wildly simple.
This is rock ‘n roll. This is exciting, big stuff. This April, New York City will host the most important extra virgin olive oil contest the world has ever seen. It is only right that Fairway Market—New York’s beloved EVOO mecca—sponsor this 3-day extravaganza of great chefs, serious food, seminars, conversation, and of course, wonderful […]
Who said fats are the forbidden food?? Well, lots of people. Hopefully after reading this you’ll think a little bit differently. Fats aren’t considered an essential nutrient for nothing. They are important for a variety of reasons including ensuring absorption of fat-soluble vitamins, maintaining hormonal balance, and of course keeping the amazing blood pumping organ […]
Tick, tock, the clock is ticking. Valentine’s Day is TOMORROW. You still haven’t gotten a gift for that special someone (or your mom, or your bestie, or yourself)? Don’t stress, just head to Fairway, fast. You’re present conundrum is solved. Here are some gifts we’re giving to show some seriously delicious love. We guarantee they […]
Steve Jenkins on Olive Oil Hysteria: Why Fairway Market EVOO Is Fresh, High Quality and Always Trustworthy
Steve Jenkins wrote this open letter in response to Nicholas Blechman’s infographic article for the New York Times. If you care about olive oil, which we know you do, you will be interested! Mr Blechman, Your “Extra Virgin Suicide” graphic essay is highly misleading.
Nobody’s house-blend EVOO can compare to ours. You might notice this beloved kitchen staple has a new look. We’ve switched to an opaque bottle, which will protect your superb oil from one of EVOO’s mortal enemies: light. Light oxidizes the oil, speeding up its degradation. Now your oil is safe! Our All-Purpose EVOO, our Organic EVOO, and […]
The fragrances and flavors of these mighty, generations-old olive oils are intoxicating. We are hopelessly in love with Provencal and Languedocienne olive oil. None are superior to any other; they each have similarities as well as nuances that make them unto themselves. Take a trip on the olive oil trail that sidles through the South […]
We talk about wine and we talk about food, and about both we go into great detail. But not with olive oil. It would seem we want to remain ignorant about olive oil. Here at Fairway, we are learning more about olive oil every week, and after 40 years of thinking about food, we finally […]
As a kid, Alberto Serralha played in his grandfather’s olive groves near Abrantes, in central Portugal, where the Rio Tejo flows toward Lisbon. Olive oil is in his blood. With a childhood spent watching his granddad harvest and mill olives from ancient trees, Alberto knows what great oils should look like, smell like, and taste […]