joined the Fairway family in January 1980. He was an out-of-work stage actor...
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Carlon Colker, MD
is the Chief Executive Officer and Medical Director of Peak Wellness, Inc.
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Hannah has been working with food since the age of 16, when she spent her summer scooping gelato...
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Tag Archives: produce
Working at Fairway Market all these years has made me relish the changing of the seasons. Right now as we move toward Springtime, I’m beginning to see beautiful asparagus in my stores. So my wife and I will be doing … Continue reading
Springtime is here! At Fairway, that means fruit and veggie heaven. Yes–we get fresh picks from farms and orchards every day, all day, all year long. But produce at the height of its season is at the height of its … Continue reading
You’re a cousin of onion, shallot, chive, and leek, But it’s you, precious garlic, that I gleefully seek. Is it your pungent fragrance, a magical thing? You add gorgeous dimension! You make dishes sing! Place a clove on your cutting … Continue reading
What a cheerful veggie. Rainbow chard has crisp-tender stalks in bright yellow, pink and red, and dark green; and just-a-bit bitter, deep-dark green leaves. It’s a versatile way to get your dark leafy green fix– sturdier than spinach, and mellower … Continue reading
The classic Thanksgiving menu is a veritable root veg celebration: mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, candied yams, roasted carrots. Turkey Day is behind us, but the time to feast on root veggies is now. Root vegetables are starchy tubers and taproots (bulbs … Continue reading
We stumbled across this great video by Chef Todd Mohr. He’s travelled to wonderful local markets from Kawaii to Paris. Now here he is at our 74th Street store, to behold the splendor of our fruits and veggies, cheeses, meats, … Continue reading
With great flavor, stunning variety, amazing cooking versatility, and some cutting-edge health benefits, the tomato fruit (yes, I said “fruit”) still reigns supreme as the star of the produce aisle. Often confused for vegetables because of our tendency to put … Continue reading
People–it’s hot. Hot enough to get sweaty in the one short block from apartment to subway. Hot enough to think any activity in AC or a body of water is enormously enticing. Hot enough that I don’t want to go … Continue reading
Longer, sun-drenched days, beach trips, fresh veggies, and candy-sweet fruit. It’s summertime, baby! Or nearly summer. Dan and Mitchel make a short trip to Tom Pontano & Son Farms, in Vineland, New Jersey, where we get some of the beautiful … Continue reading
Galia melons are awesome. I cut one up for breakfast the other day, but only half the melon made it to my bowl. The rest I munched perched over my cutting board. They are uber sweet and juicy–the perfect refreshing … Continue reading