"Local tastes better." You can taste Leslie Lampert's mantra in every bite. I recently swung by Mount Kisco to join Leslie for lunch at her Mount Kisco eatery, Cafe of Love, where she recently unveiled her spring menu (check out a few photos below.) We chatted all things food, seasonal menus, inspiration, and her expansion—she recently opened up another Ladle of Love in Bronxville. Check out the interview below. Catch Leslie Lampert in Action Cafe of Love 38 E. Main [...]
There's lots to love (and laugh about!) in my most recent interview with chef, cookbook author, and mixologist Arlen Gargagliano. While she may have hung up her apron momentarily—fingers crossed—to return to her teaching roots, Arlen still actively hosts cooking classes in her home and partakes in food events. You can catch her spicing it up with her Mango and Roasted Jalapeño Margarita at Siegel Bros. Wine & Spirits shop in Mount Kisco on May 4th (details below), and here, we chat about the event, authoring cookbooks, and her love for Latin American cuisine. [...]
ON THE MENU Click on the images below to dive in to some serious #foodporn. THE DETAILS If you're looking for an authentic Italian eatery in Stamford, Cotto Wine Bar instantaneously transports you to a small café in Rome. From the homey ambiance to the authentic, imported foods, restaurateurs Claudio and Silvy Ridolfi create an intimate, delicious experience. Yes there's tapas, a slamming charcuterie platter, and brick oven-fired pizzas, but here the homemade pastas by Chef Rolando Guardado are the star. Accredited Sommelier Ian Toogood and [...]
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: Emmanuel Laroche, VP of Marketing of Symrise Did you ever wonder how trending flavors make their way onto products on store shelves? Emmanuel Laroche explains how Symrise works with product developers to create the hottest products on the market. He also talks innovation—offering up information on how the culinary world influences the savory, sweet, and beverage categories. Kathy Purdy, Founder of Hillside Food Outreach Hillside [...]
Ralph Erenzo, founder of Hudson Whiskey, chats about opening up the first distillery in New York since Prohibition. Erenzo and his team create a variety of whiskey, bourbon, vodka, and gin, sourcing 90% of the ingredients locally from the Hudson Valley. Take a listen...
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: Siegel Bros. Marketplace and Wine & Spirits If you've been to the village of Mount Kisco lately, you've seen two new kids on the block—Siegel Bros. Marketplace and their adjacent Wine & Spirits shop. Run by Doug, Jeremy, and Chef David Nevins (plus butcher and fishmonger Don Meyers), the shop is a fourth generation owned and operated speciality food market. The brothers' great grandfather, Abram Siegel, opened a kosher butcher shop in Woodbine, NJ, in [...]
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: Ellie Krieger, TV Host, Best-Selling Author, Nutritionist, IntoxiKate #foodcrush Ellie Krieger is the host and executive producer of the Public Television cooking series Ellie’s Real Good Food, and well known as the host of Food Network’s hit show Healthy Appetite. While she offers a range of delicious recipes, the best-selling author is a nutritionist combining flavor, fun, and fresh foods in the kitchen. She is also starting the conversation about gut health, [...]