09/21: THE GREENWICH WINE + FOOD FESTIVAL

THE GREENWICH WINE + FOOD FESTIVAL RELEASES FINAL SCHEDULE FOR SEPTEMBER 21-22 EVENT Culinary Village Participants, Cooking Demos, Competitive Participants and More Now Available Limited Tickets Available to Benefit Multiple Charitable Partners Greenwich, CT – The Greenwich Wine + Food Festival presented by PepsiCo today announced the final schedule and list of participants for both its Opening Night Master Chef Wine Dinner and Culinary Village events, benefitting the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, the Town of Greenwich Parks & Recreation Foundation and Ment’or: The Opening Night Master Chef Wine Dinner, held at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park on Friday, September 21, will [...]

By | 2018-09-20T15:46:56+00:00 September 20th, 2018|203Events|0 Comments

10/12: Peekskill Brewery 10TH Anniversary Weekend

PEEKSKILL, NY – Peekskill Brewery is pleased to announce its 10TH Anniversary Weekend will take place from October 12-October 14, 2018 at 47 South Water Street in Peekskill, New York. Festivities will begin on Friday, Oct. 12th with a ticketed GRAND TASTING EVENT from 7pm-11pm.  This tasting event will feature a special series of collaborations designed by Peekskill’s award-winning head brewer, Amit Ram.  Tickets are on sale now at www.peekskillbrewery.com Guests will enjoy collaboration beers from: Brooklyn Brewery @ CIA, Graft Cider, Plan Bee Farm Brewery, Brewery Ommegang, Sloop Brewing Co., Threes Brewing Co., Newburgh Brewing Co, River Outpost, Common Roots, Indian Ladder Brewery & Cidery, LIC Brewing Co., The [...]

By | 2018-09-20T15:44:21+00:00 September 20th, 2018|914Events|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 [...]

YONKERS BREWING CO. WINS GOLD

YONKERS BREWING CO. WINS GOLD The Local Brewing Company Was Awarded a Gold Medal at This Year’s U.S. Open Beer Championship July 11th, 2018, YONKERS, NY – Yonkers Brewing Co.’s 914 Vienna Lager took home the gold medal at the 2018 U.S. Open Beer Championship in the Vienna category. The Ohio-based competition—the only one to include beers from professional breweries and award-winning home-brewers, and includes judges from England, Canada, and the United States—announced the winners July 9th. 914 Vienna Lager (5.3% ABV) features a fresh, full-bodied malt profile, with toasted and very lightly-roasted grain flavors for a subdued hop. It [...]

By | 2018-07-20T00:30:17+00:00 July 20th, 2018|news|0 Comments

THIS FRIDAY: IntoxiKate hosts Podcast Party at The Spread

Fork This Podcast Party at The Spread Hosted by IntoxiKate Kate Schlientz Friday, June 15th from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. The Spread: 18 West Putnam Avenue, Greenwich, Connecticut 06830 Ain't no part-ay like a podcast part-ay! Check out Fork This with IntoxiKate LIVE at The Spread's newest location in Greenwich. The day kicks off with lunch and a broadcast interview with Chef Carlos Baez, Andrey F Cortes, Shawn Longyear, Chris Hickey, and Christopher Rasile. The party continues, where we'll enjoy happy hour specials—like beef sliders, raw oysters, and margaritas—all day long until 7 PM. RSVP here and feel free to [...]

Bartender Shake-Off At the Taste & Style Event

This past Wednesday, SAVOR—The Westchester's gourmet dining experience—hosted Westchester Magazine's Taste & Style event, part of this year's Wine & Food Festival. The evening was dedicated to food and fashion, but the main event featured a Bartender Shake-Off with the county's top mixologists. The Rye House's Sarah Pyles, Rivermarket Bar + Kitchen's Emilio Ugarte, Daniel Chang from the Birch Collective, NoMa Socia's Serena Costello, and Keven Ordonez of Mima Restaurant all competed to create the best cocktail using a Peruvian brandy called Pisco 1615. The Bartender Shake-Off was hosted by yours truly and cocktails were judged by John Turiano (editor of [...]

Win A Pair of Tickets To Wine + Food’s Grand Tasting

Win a pair of tickets to Westchester Magazine's Grand Tasting event Saturday, June 9th, at the Kensico Dam Plaza. (Value: $170). For more chances to win, make sure to check out @IntoxiKateFoodie on Instagram and Facebook! Loading...   Image courtesy of Westchester Magazine

By | 2018-05-30T10:12:40+00:00 May 30th, 2018|Contest, westchester|0 Comments

IntoxiKate’s Westchester Magazine Instagram Takeover

TGIF, everyone! I am very excited to be kicking off the holiday weekend with my Instagram takeover of Westchester Magazine! I'm highlighting some of the best features of one of my favorite events of the year—Westchester Magazine's Annual Wine & Food Festival. Please show me some love and share your favorite events/memories of the festival (I know you go to the Burger & Beer Blast every year!). This year’s event has a killer lineup of participants, including some newbies (I see you, The Spread), food crushes (Heather Frantangelo of L'inizio), and new events like brunch at Kanopi. Plus, keep it [...]

By | 2018-05-25T11:53:46+00:00 May 25th, 2018|eat + drink, photo recap, westchester|0 Comments

RiverMarket Bar and Kitchen’s Emilio Ugarte Participates in the Bartender Shake-Off

Fork This! Mixologist Emilio Ugarte talks with IntoxiKate Kate Schlientz about his participation in the Bartender Shake-Off (hosted by yours truly!) during the Taste & Style event at The Westchester, part of this year's Westchester Magazine's Wine & Food Festival. Ugarte also gives us the skinny on directing the beverage program at RiverMarket Bar and Kitchen in Tarrytown, explaining how the restaurant's bar is heavily influenced by the kitchen and season. To learn more about this year's Wine & Food Festival, visit www.westchestermagazine.com.  IntoxiKate (v): to excite or elate foodies to the point of enthusiasm or frenzy; to live life deliciously* [...]

By | 2018-05-25T13:10:57+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|cocktails, eat + drink, Fork This Radio, night life|0 Comments