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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 hero/heroine. Marinate lamb chops in yogurt, parsley, lemon and mint and grill until obscenely juicy. […]

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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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Lamb: Oh So Good and Good For You

Anthony Hopkins said about lamb in the movie “Meet Joe Black,” “…not as chewy as roast beef, not as boring as chicken.” Boy, was he right. When you’re getting tired of chicken and it seems too bland, yet red meat seems like too strong a taste, lamb will save the day. Lamb is a wonderful […]

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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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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. That’s a whole lot of beef. About 130 pounds, with a retail value of approximately […]

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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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