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

10/28: WCC Cooking Class at MP Taverna

1 Sat., Oct. 28, 2:00-4:00 pm, $15 (+ $25 sampling fee in CASH, payable to instructor; optional signed cookbook additional $25). #83193 MP Taverna, 1 Bridge Street, Irvington 914-231-7854, www.michaelpsilakis.com Weekend/Cookbook! Enjoy a Greek feast from Michelin star chef Michael Psilakis who has appeared on Food Network’s Iron Chef America. We’ll learn from his latest cookbook Live to Eat: Cooking the Mediterranean Way;optional purchase of signed copy for $25 class rate. Chef Michael or his house chef will teach three recipes from his cookbook: crudite and pita chips with Mediterranean salsa; sautéed chicken thighs in sweet and sour salsa; and [...]

By | 2017-10-04T16:51:52+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|chefs, event, recipe, savory, sweet, westchester|0 Comments

10/26: WCC Cooking Class at The Horse & Hound Inn

1 Thurs., Oct. 26, 6:00-8:00 pm, $15 (+ $25 sampling fee in CASH, payable to instructor). #83192 The Horse & Hound Inn, 94 Spring Street, South Salem 914-763-3108, www.thehorseandhoundinn.com Historic Inn – Ghosts? During the twenty years the Vales have owned the Inn, there have been several sightings of spirits, including during our classes. Husband and wife team Silvano and Sue will be our hosts, possibly along with some friends to keep us in the “spirit!” Our generous hosts always start our night with an amuse bouche: tonight will be beets and goat cheese. We’ll learn to make butternut squash [...]

By | 2017-10-04T16:52:04+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|chefs, event, recipe, savory, sweet, westchester|0 Comments

10/25: WCC Cooking Class at Dolphin Yonkers

1 Wed., Oct. 25, 5:30-7:30 pm, $15 (+ $25 sampling fee in CASH, payable to instructor; optional wine pairing additional $9). #83191 Dolphin, 1 Van Der Donck Street, Yonkers 914-751-8170, www.dolphinrbl.com Waterfront Seafood! This is a unique waterfront restaurant with an eclectic menu featuring many regional influences; the large outdoor gardenlike seating area overlooks the Palisades and Hudson River, including a mini beach. Chef Jason Perez teaches us about seafood; we’ll make crab cakes (lump crabmeat with chipotle aioli, pineapple salsa, and potato pancakes); Spanish paella (mixed seafood, chicken, spicy chorizo, and saffron rice)’ and a flourless chocolate torte. Our [...]

By | 2017-10-04T16:59:17+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|chefs, event, savory, sweet, westchester|0 Comments

10/21: WCC Cooking Class at Northern Westchester Hospital Café

1 Sat., Oct. 21, 12:30-2:30 pm, $15 (+ $20 minimum sampling fee, as memorial donation, in CASH, payable to instructor). #83188 NEW! Northern Westchester Hospital Café, 400 East Main Street, Mount Kisco 914-666-1200, www.nwhc.net/food-is-care Healthy Cooking! Executive Chef Patty Sobol teaches a focus on healthy but flavorful eating! All food is made from scratch using organic, antibiotic-free, and local ingredients: honest good food. Weather permitting, class is held in the Janet Fields Memorial Garden, otherwise in the café. We’ll start with honey apple kale salad (local honey, feta cheese, honey-crisp apples, and spiced pecans in a cranberry Dijon vinaigrette), followed [...]

By | 2017-10-04T16:53:11+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|chefs, event, organic, 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 [...]

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 [...]

Grains, Greens + Real (Fast) Food at B Good Fairfield

ON THE MENU Click on the images below to dive in to some serious #foodporn. THE DETAILS Owners Steve and Molli Hourihan opened their B Good Fairfield two years ago, and since then, it's been a family focus. From local families popping in to enjoy a meal, to their friendly, knowledgeable staff, the neighborhood eatery is a flashback to the fast food joints of days past. Healthy options like grain bowls, salads, and smoothies litter the [...]

“Social Brunch” at Frankie + Fanucci’s Wood Oven Pizzeria

ON THE MENU Click on the images below to dive in to some serious #foodporn. THE DETAILS Looking for a great new brunch spot? Check out the new concept introduced by Frankie & Fanucci's Wood Oven Pizzeria. Their 'social brunch'  includes a variety of wood-fired breakfast pizza, brunch plates and sides, served family-style and made to share for $25 per person. Plus, the cost includes $15 worth of beer, wine, and process from their 'Pour Your Own' taproom with over 30 options on tap. Want more? [...]