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$1,100 Fairway Market bucks up for grabs during free online Fleetwit game this Sunday

14 Feb

Screen Shot of Fleetwit's Fairway Market Challenge

Say whhhaaaaaaa?  $1,100 worth of gift cards to Fairway Market for playing a game online?  Yup, you heard that right!  Your first step is to register for Fleetwit, a fun and quick-paced online race that tests not only your knowledge of brands, but also how quick your wits are.  After that, you’ll need to find the Fairway contest (or just click here) and register for the race.  You’ll even see an option to enter your phone number in and they’ll send you a text 15 minutes before the trivia game stats so that you’re ready to go!

The contest is being held this Sunday (2/16/14) at 8:30 pm, so you’ll want to start to do some prep work so you can take home some major swag:

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Win Lidia Bastianich’s newest cookbook, pasta, AND sauce from Fairway Stamford

9 Dec

Want to win a jar of Lidia Bastianich’s sauce, a box of pasta, and her brand new cookbook Lidia’s Commonsense Italian Cooking:  150 Delicious and Simple Recipes Anyone Can Master?  Well, of course you do!  Two lucky winners will win all three of those from Fairway Market in Stamford.  All you need to do is tell us (by commenting here) what your favorite simple, easy to handle Italian dish is your go-to for meal time.  The contest starts now and goes until midnight of Thursday, 12/12.  Then, on Friday, 12/13, we’ll announce the winners on here and contact them by e-mail.  Then the two lucky winners just need to head down to Fairway Market Stamford’s customer service center and pick up their sauce, pasta, and cookbook.  You can pick up your winnings any time after Saturday, 12/14, but the ideal time would be on Saturday, 12/14.

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Lidia Bastianich Book Signing + Product Tasting @ Fairway in Stamford

5 Dec

Lidia's Commonsense Italian Cooking

Lidia Bastianich will be spending some time in Stamford on Saturday, 12/14 at Fairway Market.  From 1-3 pm you can meet her at the store and she’ll sign your copies of her brand new book, Lidia’s Commonsense Italian Cooking:  150 Delicious and Simple Recipes Anyone Can Master.  This brand new cookbook is her 8th and highlights tips and tricks to prepare beautiful and simple recipes that go with the seasons.  And, something else that’s exciting about Lidia’s Commonsense Italian Cooking is that she co-wrote it with her daughter, Tanya Bastianich Manuali.  That’s Lidia for ya:  keeping it in the family.  While there, you’ll be able to try out and buy some of Lidia’s pastas and sauces, too, with demos and tastings.

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Local Community and Markets Come Together to Provide Meals this Thanksgiving

27 Nov
Community Plates Rescue Run

Karol Brumit loads up her car at Fairway with the help of Tom Hauser, new Community Plates Fairfield County Site Director

This past weekend Coalhouse Pizza teamed up with Two Roads Brewery in Stratford and us for a fundraiser that would benefit Community Plates.  Although we were busy during the day, an amazing amount of people went out for brunch, for pizza, for drinks, and to help out.  When we did come by for dinner, we were amazed to see every table taken and people waiting for seats.  What a great turnout!  And, it turns out that Gerard Robertson (owner and beer god) confirmed that through sales that day he’s going to be donating $650 to Community Plates.  That money will go a long way in helping them to end hunger in Fairfield County and beyond by rescuing food from restaurants and markets then delivering it to food banks and local organizations.

One such provider of food is Fairway Market of Stamford.  They recently donated 140 turkeys, 15 cases of yams, and a pallet of Vitamin Water to the Norwalk-based Community Plates.  From there, food runners loaded up their cars and delivered the food to Mid Fairfield Aids Project, Norwalk Grassroots Tennis, Wilson Food Pantry and Person to Person.  Also, Trader Joe’s in Darien, Fairfield, Stamford, and Westport are important leaders in the food rescue community, providing their pre and post Thanksgiving food to Community Plates.

If you’d like to give back, there’s lots to do:

  1. Volunteer at a soup kitchen or food bank on a monthly basis
  2. Donate to a food bank, soup kitchen, or Community Plates
  3. Help rescue food and deliver it to those who need it via Community Plates
  4. Organize fundraisers
  5. Take part in organized food donations at stores, school, and markets

Happy Thanksgiving everybody,

Dan and Kristien

Fairway Market Paints the Town Pink w/ Shopping Fundraiser

22 Oct


October is breast cancer awareness month and Fairway Market in Stamford is doing their part to help end this awful disease.  On Thursday, 10/24, they’ll be helping Stamford Hospital to “Paint the Town Pink,” a month long campaign that helps to make more people aware of how to protect themselves from breast cancer.

All you have to do is go shopping at Fairway on 10/24 from 5-7 and register your name for the fundraiser.  Once you’ve done that, 25% of what you spend will go to the “Paint the Town Pink Campaign.”  Stamford Hospital will also have their Mobile Wellness Center parked outside and will provide mammograms.  Appointments are suggested (but you could also “walk-in,” so call (203) 276-2602 or (203) 223-4181.

Fairway Market Paints the Town Pink

Date: 10/24

Time:  5-7 PM

Address:  699 Canal Street

Stamford, CT 06902

Fairway Market Helps Sandy Recovery w/ 25% off Hot Bar Orders over 3 lbs. for November

3 Nov

Fairway Market is helping out families in need after the horrific effects of Hurricane Sandy.  By showing “We’re Okay Together,” they are offering a discount to help families recover.  When you buy 3 or more pounds of food from their Hot Bar in the month of November, you’ll receive 25% off the cost.  If you have no electricity still, are fixing up your house, or are helping others, this is a great opportunity to take advantage of.  So, look…it’s not just a Hot Bar.  There’s an amazing variety of great food for you to pick from.  Plus, when you’ve paid for the food, you can sit down at their cafe and relax, enjoying your food.

We hope you’re all okay and we really would like to thank Fairway Market for doing this.  Down below find the information for the Stamford store and find the info for other stores here.

699 Canal Street
Stamford, CT 06902
8:00AM – 10:00PM Daily
Café: 8:00AM – 8:00PM Daily

Local Firefighters Having 25% Shopping Night at Fairway for Neighbor to Neighbor – Stamford, CT

20 Jul

On June 16, Fairway Market held Fairway’s Firefighter Food Face-Off.  It was The Cos Cob Fire Police Patrol vs. Noroton Heights Fire Department vs. Stamford Fire Department.  In an epic battle of ribs, burgers, and vegetable skewers, The Cos Cob Fire Police Patrol smoked the competition–double pun definitely intended.  For winning, they won a $500 Fairway gift card and also received an amazing honor.  They were allowed to pick a charity that would benefit from a special shopping night at Fairway where 25% of registered sales went right to their favorite cause.

Photo from http://ccfpp.org

Their charity of choice:  Neighbor to Neighbor of Greenwich.  They provide food, clothes, and other necessities to families in need.  Believe it or not, they feed 275 families per week.  So, it’s pretty amazing for them to get a HUGE 25% of registered sales.  The fundraiser goes down on Wednesday, 7/25/12 from 4 to 9 pm.  All you need to do to help raise money is register when you enter Fairway of Stamford then shop, shop, shop.    When you check out, make sure to give your form to the cashier.

You might remember that on July 11, Fairway had a fundraiser for Officer Troy Strauser, who had fallen 20 feet during a foot chase.    This commitment to the community and to the people who protect us is part of what makes Fairway an awesome place to shop.   Fairway Market also provides firefighters with a discount at all eight Fairway Market locations!

Look, you’ve gotta buy food, right?  Just buy it Wednesday and do some good.

Fairway Market
Address:  699 Canal St.
Stamford, CT 06902
Phone:  203.388.9815
Hours:  8AM-10PM
Site:  http://www.fairwaymarket.com/stamford.html

A Paesano’s Guide to the Perfect Holiday Dinner « Our CBS Connecticut Post for Christmas!

10 Dec

Which deli has you covered for Christmas dinner?

Here’s one of our favorite posts that we’ve ever created!  Click through to find the article and feel free to comment, of course. ;)

“The ornaments are hung on the tree, with presents overflowing underneath.  Christmas music plays softly, cinnamon and pine waft through the air, and conversation fills the house.   The food’s on the stove, in the oven, and the dinner hosts are doing their best balancing acts.  For these home chefs, cooking can be time consuming and stressful, but getting the ingredients doesn’t have to be.  And, if you’re Italian or would like to pretend to be for the holidays, ingredients make the meal and bring the amore.  Be prepared, though.  Being Italian means that you prepare a big meal on Christmas Eve with seafood and a molto bene Christmas dinner too.  Well, to help you along we’ve put together a guide to help you pull off the perfect Italian holiday dinner.  Buon Natale.”

What four places did we feature as go-to spots?  Click through and find out…it’s like unwrapping a present.

Click here for the rest:  A Paesano’s Guide to the Perfect Holiday Dinner « CBS Connecticut.

Lidia Bastianich Coming to Stamford Fairway for WNET Fundraiser with Wine and Food Tastings

24 Oct

Lidia's Italy in America, from wliw.org

My mom’s gonna be so jealous.  Yeah, Lidia Bastianich is coming to Stamford’s Fairway Market on November 5, 2011.  The same Lidia who hosts Lidia Cooks from the Heart of Italy, founder of Bastianich Winery, pasta and sauce maker, and the owner of four restaurants in NYC.  Both Fairway and Lidia have joined foodie forces to help support WNET, providing CT and NY with great programming through THIRTEEN and WLIW21.  The fundraising part will take place at Fairway Wines & Spirits on Friday and Saturday, 11/4-11/5.  Fairway will be donating 10% of their profits from their amazing selection of wine, liquor, and especially beer.  Think we’ll have to pick up some Delirium Tremens, some Rogue Ales, or some Caduceus Vineyards wine while we’re there.

That’s not it, either.  There will be wine tastings going on so you’ll be able to try Lidia’s wine either Friday or Saturday.

Ok, now for the food-crazed fans of Lidia:  she’ll be appearing Saturday to sign her books Lidia’s Italy in America and Nonna Tell Me a Story:  Lidia’s Christmas Kitchen and she’ll be signing her wine bottles, too.

Ok, and now just for the food-crazed people.  There will be tons of free samples of her pasta, her sauces, and some of Fairway’s best food specials for fall.

Make sure you leave early to come to Fairway because we have a feeling this will pack up the store more than it was at its opening.  Ciao,  a presto!

Saturday, November 5, 2011
11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Fairway Stamford (699 Canal Street, Stamford, CT 06902)
Saturday, November 5, 2011
Book signing: 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Fairway Wines & Spirits (689 Canal Street, Stamford, CT 06902)

Friday, November 4, 2011
Wine tasting: 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. (Lidia won’t be there on Friday, Omnomivores)

Saturday, November 5, 2011
Wine tasting and bottle signing: 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.

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