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Our Olive Oils Are the Best in the World: NYIOOC Award Winning Oils To Get your Hands On Now!

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 … Continue reading

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The New York International Olive Oil Competition Returns to New York for its Second Amazing Year

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 … Continue reading

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Fantastic Fats! Know your Heart Healthy Fats

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Our Crazy-Good House EVOO Has A New Home!

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, … Continue reading

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French Extra-Virgin Olive Oils to Knock your Socks Off for Bastille Day

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 … Continue reading

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Dr. Gino Celletti’s 36 Truths About Olive Oil (with a forward by Fairway’s Steve Jenkins)

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 … Continue reading

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Fall Head Over Heels for Cabeço Das Nogueiras Unfiltered Extra Virgin Olive Oil

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 … 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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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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