IntoxiKate’s Edible Holiday Gift Guide: Dana Confections’ Calissons

{Dana Confections: For the Food Lover Who Loves Paris} While I’m pretty on top of regional cuisines in the savory field, I’ve got to educate myself a bit more in the sweet realm. And I’m going to start with calissons! This French candy has two layers—a chewy, fruit and almond blend topped with royal French icing. Rachel Dana, owner of Dana Confections, puts her own twist on this traditional sweet, and is one of a handful of confectioners who offer calissons in the US. Plus, she sources most of her ingredients locally, ensuring the freshest ingredients are used to create [...]

By | 2016-12-05T10:16:44+00:00 December 3rd, 2016|eat + drink, entertaining, holiday, sweet|0 Comments

Irvington Newbie: Sambal Thai & Malaysian

Irvington is lucky. First, they received a hands-on education on Indian food  from Chef Navjot Arora. With Chutney Masala, diners got a literal taste of authentic Indian cuisine and, paired with his cooking classes and specialties geared towards the more adventurous, Arora literally schooled everyone on spices, origins of dishes, and culture from the region. With his next venture, Arora is at it again, teaming up with Chef Lucky Thai to launch Sambal, an eatery dedicated to authentic Thai and (soon!) Malaysian cuisine. […]

By | 2016-10-21T09:44:20+00:00 October 20th, 2016|eat + drink, organic, savory, sweet, westchester|0 Comments

8 New Foodie Finds from the Greenwich Food + Wine Festival

[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”] The Greenwich Wine & Food Festival featured a lineup of elite food-focused personalities—Man Versus Food’s Adam Richman, Chef Marcus Samuelsson, and our own local celebri-chef, Christian Petroni. But the thing I love most about food festivals is finding new goodies I can share with fellow foodies. This year’s GWFF had no shortage of delectable goodies, so I’ve rounded up a few of my favorites to share… […]

By | 2016-10-16T15:50:41+00:00 September 26th, 2016|eat + drink, entertaining, fairfield, for the kitchen, savory, sweet|0 Comments