IntoxiKate Dim Sum Brunch at Sambal in Irvington

Join me for a very special Dim Sum Brunch Saturday, October 27th at 12 PM at Sambal Thai & Malaysian in Irvington. Our brunch begins with some of Sambal's new brunch menu items, including Shrimp Shumai, Pork Momos, Pan Fried Chicken Dumplings, Veggie Potstickers, Lamb Murtabak, and more! Our main course features Thai Fried Rice, Basil Fried Rice, Pad Thai, Green Curry Shrimp, Chili Garlic Potatoes, and Beef and Broccoli. Dessert includes favorites like Thai Rice Pudding and Mango Mousse. Drinks included Mimosa, Bloody Mary, Beer, Wine, and Thai Iced Tea. PURCHASE TICKETS $40 per person, including gratuity and [...]

By | 2018-10-08T00:04:29+00:00 October 8th, 2018|brunch, cocktails, eat + drink, savory, sweet, westchester|0 Comments

BBQ and Beats at Bobby Q’s Cue & Co

For Bobby LeRose, it first started with a “Beef and a Half Sandwich”—a pound of thinly-sliced brisket piled high on a piece of white bread. He was with his father-in-law in Kansas City, experiencing his first taste of Gates Bar-B-Q, and his whole concept of barbecue changed. He became “crazy obsessed.” Fast forward twenty years later. LeRose is the owner of Bobby Q’s Pit Stop in Greenwich, CT—where you can get his coveted menu options to go—and Bobby Q’s Cue & Co. in Norwalk, CT, where you’ll want to hang for a while. Here it is very clear that, In [...]

Gourmet Ways to Give Back for Giving Tuesday {& Every Day}

With Thanksgiving behind us, I’m officially in the giving mood. And I’ll admit, I’ve been pretty inspired by local businesses around us. From Chutney Masala and Sambal Thai & Malaysian closing for Thanksgiving so their team can offer a hot meal to those in need at their sister restaurant, Old Monk, in NYC to Bonnie Saran and her collection of “Littles” offering a free Thanksgiving buffet to those in need right here in Westchester, it’s amazing to see how many local businesses are actively giving back to the community. Knowing my foodie friends as I do, I know you’ll also [...]

O’Neill’s: Irish Hospitality, Comfort Food & Perfect Pints

The last time I experienced Irish hospitality, I was in a small pub in Killarney, Ireland. On a bus tour navigating all of the must-see spots in the southern tip of the country, I was at the end of my week-long trip and tired of long hours on the bus. After unpacking at the hotel, my friends and I welcomed the chance to head out for dinner and drinks. One step out the door of the hotel, we headed towards the sound of laughter and bagpipes. The tunes and glee intertwined creating an intoxicating draw and the atmosphere inside the [...]

Plan the Best Fall Weekend in Westchester

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Planning to attend some of Hudson Valley's best Halloween events? IntoxiKate has you covered. Check out my interactive guide to planning the best fall weekend in Westchester! Click on the magazine below to check out the 12+ Halloween events, and over 50 restaurant recommendations.

This Week on Fork This: Crowne Plaza and Alvin & Friends

This Week on Fork This with IntoxiKate There's many ways to catch the latest episode of Fork This with IntoxiKate, celebrating all things food and beverage in Westchester and Fairfield counties. Every week, the show airs Tuesdays from 6-7 p.m. on 1490 WGCH (wgch.com) and on Westchester Talk Radio Wednesdays from 6-7 p.m. Missed your first opportunities? Not to worry—you can catch the Fork This with IntoxiKate podcast after the show airs on SoundCloud. Check out this week's guests: Alvin Clayton, Alvin + Friends One of the most fun leaders in the restaurant biz, Alvin Clayton greets [...]

By | 2017-10-03T00:10:04+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|chefs, eat + drink, Fork This Radio, savory, sweet, westchester|0 Comments

The New Savor Dining Experience at The Westchester

Have you experienced the new gourmet dining options at #SAVOR at The Westchester? I recommend the Brussels Sprout Salad from Whitmans NYC and Tomato and Company's customizable Pizza. For more information, check out Shop Simon’s #SimonSAID blog: http://bit.ly/2hsqOLM #foundatsimon #ad

Local Author Launches The Healthy Meal Prep Cookbook

In Westchester and Fairfield counties, we have so many delicious resources at our fingertips. Our area is full of knowledgeable, talented experts, and Toby Amidor is a prime example of that. The Westchester-based nutritionist has a long roster of accolades—her ten-year writing relationship with FoodNetwork.com, contributor on MensFitness.com and Today's Dietitian Magazine, and the success of her first cookbook, The Greek Yogurt Kitchen. Toby popped on Fork This with IntoxiKate this week (interview below) to offer her expertise and chat about her new cookbook, The Healthy Meal Prep Cookbook, a collection of recipes and tips to help you prep and [...]

Get a Bite of Pakistani Food and Film with Alamo Drafthouse

Listen, anytime you pair dinner and a movie, it's a win-win. And when it's the new romantic comedy starring Kumail Nanjiani and Ray Romano, it's a date night upgrade. Check out Alamo Drafthouse Cinema's showing of The Big Sick (trailer below), pairing an exclusive Pakistani-Southern American menu hand-selected by the writers of the film, Nanjiani and Emily Gordon. Tickets are on sale now and the movie and special menu kick off today. If you aren't familiar with Pakistani dishes, think about things like Aloo Chaap (gold potatoes mixed with onions, garlic, and spiced beef served with seasoned yogurt and herbs), Potato Stuffed [...]

By | 2017-07-07T14:42:39+00:00 July 7th, 2017|eat + drink, entertaining, savory, westchester|0 Comments

Fork This: Burger Blast + Baked Sweets

Today on Fork This with IntoxiKate Fork This with IntoxiKate airs Tuesdays from 6-7 p.m. on 1490 WGCH and wgch.com. Tonight's guests include: Nick Triscari, chef + owner of The Wooden Spoon (New Rochelle) In just a few short days, Westchester Magazine kicks off one of their most well-attended Wine + Food Festival Events—the Burger + Beer Blast at the Kensico Dam. And in a few short days, Nick Triscari will be ready. When he's not sneaking radio interviews at the New Rochelle firehouse (in between calls of duty, of course!), you can find [...]