Tag Archives: seafood

We’re Crazy for Calamari! Fresh from the Docks: an Unsung, Delicious, Thrifty Hero

We’re onto you! You order calamari in restaurants often, but you’re intimidated to pick up some squid from your Fairway Seafood counter and try your hand at cooking up the tasty mollusks (that’s the family which includes calamari, clams, and oysters). … Continue reading

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Fresh from the Docks! Florida Stone Crab Claws

Sweet, tender Florida Stone Crab claws are a true delicacy, a total treat. Haven’t tried them? Here’s your big chance to change that. Head to your Fairway Market seafood counter and take some home today. Your taste buds will thank … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Fresh from the Docks: Copper River Salmon Season is Here!

The season is cruelly short–the time to celebrate by taking home a fresh, intensely flavorful piece of Copper River Salmon is NOW. Don’t leave the Fairway seafood counter without this life-enhancing piece of stunning fish. Why is Copper River Salmon … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Scallops

There are about 300 species of scallops. They live in all salt waters of the world, and all are edible–and although I have not tried all 300 varieties, it is probably safe to surmise that all are delicious. The candy … Continue reading

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Talk Like A Fisherman: Notes from Tony, Our Master Fishmonger and Why Fairway’s Fish is the Best

We like to do things the old-fashioned way at Fairway–which means Captain Tony Maltese, the man at the helm of Fairway’s seafood department, is up before the crack of dawn, selecting the best-of-the-best treasures from the sea. Here are some … Continue reading

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A Spot-On Summer Meal: From Dock and Farm to your Belly

New flash: it’s crazy hot today. Last week we regaled you with ideas for no-cook meals, for those times where venturing anywhere near a heat source seems like cruel and unusual torture. But sometimes life calls for a fabulous meal. And if you … Continue reading

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Why Local Seafood Rocks: Tony’s Take

Spring has sprung! And so it’s time to feast on fish caught from nearby newly-warm waters. We took a minute to pick the brain of Tony Maltese—the man behind our fresh-as-can-be seafood department—to find out why he’s so excited about … Continue reading

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Perfect Catch: Stone Crab Claws

Have you noticed the black-tipped crab claws in Fairway’s seafood department lately? If you’ve walked past these beauties, thinking you’re not in the mood to struggle with your supper, take a few steps back before you miss out on one … Continue reading

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Mangia! Feast of the Seven Fishes

I’m undeniably a seafood fanatic, and I have my family to thank. Every holiday dinner, every celebratory occasion, and many weekend dinners are made special with baked clams as appetizers, pasta with cockles (called “vongole,” in Italian), or some preparation … Continue reading

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