In the shadows of the Modonie Mountains, the small beautiful village of Castelbuono stands in the valley. The town took its name from the 14th century landmark “Castello Del Buon Aere” or “Castle of the Good Air”. Castelbuono, is part of the province of Palermo, Sicily. Sixty years ago an artisan named Mario Fiasconaro mastered […]
On a not-particularly-pretty, busy stretch of Houston Street, there’s a place that’s way too cool for me. Probably for you, too. Miss Lily’s is many things. It’s a great Caribbean juice bar called Melvin’s Juice Box, that sells way-virtuous concoctions like the Rise Up (that’s wheat grass, pineapple, apple, bee pollen, strawberry, and banana).
Walking along New York City streets during the summertime feels like walking through a clammy rainforest- however, the tree shade is replaced by skyscrapers that exaggerate the already stifling heat. A sticky humidity resonates along the avenues, and I often find myself quickening my pace as I approach the next street, hoping to catch a […]
Olive Oil Revelry! The New York International Olive Oil Competition, Sponsored by Fairway Market, Comes to New York City
This is rock and 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 mecca—sponsor this 3-day extravaganza. Don’t miss it. Great chefs, food, seminars, conversation, and of course great […]
If I were to list all the foodstuffs we pioneered over the years here at Fairway it would require a great deal more time and effort than I am prepared to give at the moment. Cheeses? Too many to even start thinking about. Olive oils? Ditto.