We sell somewhere around 600 cheeses at Fairway Market, many of which we were the first to discover and bring to you, many of which are giantly, absurdly delicious. “Which is your favorite?” Customers asked me nearly every day when I worked behind Fairway’s cheese counter. “That’s like asking me to choose my favorite child.” […]
It’s spicy. It says so on the bottle. And that was Steve’s first comment when he leaned his head back and took a big ol’ swig, as Steve is wont to do. PS: It’s Steve who writes the eloquent descriptions on our 13…now 14…Fairway-labeled olive oils. It’s also Steve who traverses the world, finds the […]
We’re got some tremendous new stuff gracing our shelves this fall. From pumpkin pesto to the best pasta of our lives, you’re in for a treat: Fairway has just imported the glorious fig products of ARTIBEL, the pride of Italy’s Calabria region, where figs and hot chiles RULE. Fig-lovers rejoice! Calabria to the rescue!
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 […]
Hakata Tonton at Grove and 7th ave south. Drop-dead fine; hard to get a table. My friends and I were the only gaijin in the joint. No better Japanese food anywhere. Their table hotplate-cooked Tonton Hotpot is so good that as soon as you have finished it off, the waitress brings a measure of rice […]