Tag Archives: produce

Magic Mushrooms: Steve Talks Fresh ‘Shrooms

Our mushrooms are “wild-cultivated” mushrooms.  They are not harvested in the wild.  They are grown in a sterile environment under completely sterile and hygienic conditions.  Your Fairway pioneered the development of wild-cultivated mushrooms long before any other food retailer knew such a thing existed.  We were the first food store in the country to offer […]

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Salad Stories: The Perfect Caesar

Food smells good. Food tastes good. Food keeps us alive. It is simultaneously a desire and a need and, even more, a tangible, expressible way of connecting with those around us. I believe that food is one of the most powerful means of linking together humankind as we share our time, culture, desires, tendencies, and […]

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Annabel’s Delicious Summers in Equality, Alabama

We’re proud to welcome Annabel to Team Fairway. Check out her full bio here.  How I love summertime, especially my childhood summer days — no responsibilities or expectations,  not a care in the world. Every summer when I was a kid, my mom, sister and I packed our suitcases and embarked on a 13-hour trip […]

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Happy National Strawberry Parfait Day!

In case you didn’t notice, strawberry season is NOW. We sell strawberries all year long, but there’s nothing like the just-picked, sweeter-than-candy goodness that is in season for but a flash right now in Long Island and nearby. These strawberries are so ethereal and otherworldly and perfect that it feels almost sacrilege to do anything […]

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Love Those Melons: A Melon Primer with Peter Romano

It’s not officially summer until we’ve taken a big bite from a slice of candy-sweet melon, right from the rind. Summer is melon season. And melon season has arrived with full force. A stroll down our rainbow produce department will tell you that much. We’re thrilled to carry your favorite melons, plus some new and funky varieties […]

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Riviera Meals, from Marseilles to Portofino!

Our favorite recipes are the product of a Mediterranean-inspired longing, a great love for the sea and the culture and history of this French and Italian coastal paradise. The bounty of the coast is intoxicating. Bouillabaisse! Salade nicoise! Fresh fish (Branzino! Orata!), and briny mussels. Fragrant basil, bright lemon, and plenty of garlic. Oregano, rosemary, […]

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In Season Now: Fruits and Veggies Galore

In 1933, Nathan Glickberg, Howie’s grandfather, started what would become Fairway Market; it was a little fruit and vegetable stand on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. We’ve come a long way since then, but top quality produce is still at the heart of who we are at Fairway. There’s no better time to celebrate the earth’s […]

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Eat This Now: Steve’s Springtime Asparagus Pasta

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 this at least once a week for awhile:  We cut asparagus into 2-inch lengths, an […]

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Spring has Sprung! Springtime Veggies That Make Our Hearts Sing

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 deliciousness. Pick out anything from our rainbow selection of dazzling produce and you can’t go […]

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We Love Garlic: An Ode to Garlic

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 board, give your knife blade a pop Remove the delicate skin, and your garlic’s ready […]

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