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Celebrate 80 Years of Fairway with 8 Fairway Market Faves

Happy birthday to us! 80 years ago, Nathan Glickberg began Fairway Market as a humble fruit and veggie stand on the Upper West Side. We’ve grown slowly but surely, filling our racks with incredible finds from around the world and close … Continue reading

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The Truth About Olive Oil and Olive Oil Hysteria

I am an importer and retailer of more brands of olive oil than I can count.  I work at the Fairway Markets, a twelve-store-and-growing chain of specialty supermarkets in New York City, New York State, New Jersey and Connecticut.  I … Continue reading

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Olive Oil Revelry! The New York International Olive Oil Competition, Sponsored by Fairway Market, Comes to New York City

This is rock and 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 … Continue reading

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Welcome Argentinian Mendoza!! Our Wonderful Newest Addition to Our Barrel EVOO Lineup

It’s spicy. It says so on the bottle. And that was Steve’s first comment when he leaned his head back and took a big ol’ swig, as Steve is wont to do.  PS: It’s Steve who writes the eloquent descriptions … Continue reading

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Fairway Barrel Oil Spotlight: Greek Koroneiki

About six miles from Sparta in the Peloponnesos region of Greece, the state of Lakonia, is a valley called Glykovrissi, referring to its “sweet fountains”, that is, its bountiful freshwater springs. Here, too, are the olive groves owned and tended … Continue reading

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Bill Sanders of First Fresh EVOO Comes to Fairway

First Fresh is our newest olive oil to grace our exclusive imports lineup. But wait. It’s not an import at all. It’s from California! There’s been some clamorous press about oils from Europe being fraudulent and adulterated. Sure–lots of the big … Continue reading

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Introducing Fairway California Arbosana Unfiltered EVOO

Just this January we chose to offer our California barrel oil pressed from the arbosana olive rather than the usual mission olive. We remain smitten with the work done by our longtime friends at the Corning California Olive Oil Company’s groves.  … Continue reading

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Our New Pride and Joy: Lorenzo Numbers 1, 3, and 5 (Beautiful Olive Oils from Western Sicily)

We are sometimes jaded about olive oil here at Fairway. We taste, laud, and sell so much truly extraordinary EVOO, it’s hard to impress us. But impressed we were when we received this beautiful bottle from Manfredi Barbera, a 4th … Continue reading

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Why is My Gata-Hurdes Cloudy? An Olive Oil Convo with Steve Jenkins and Rick Charnes

Our customers are so cool. They get it. That what we do with olive oil is really special. That it matters what EVOO you cook with, drizzle with, dip with, and anoint with. That good oil lends a whole new, heady … Continue reading

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Our Gorgeous New Catalan EVOO

Fairway is shamelessly in love with many Things Catalan. We have a great love affair going on with Things Catalan.  It has been going on for years. Our fine artisanal barrel-shipped vinegars made from sparkling cava, from Priorat red wines, from … Continue reading

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