8th Annual “Ring in the New Year at Noon” at New Roc City

Westchester’s Only Daytime New Year’s event for Kids Includes Balloon Drop, Giveaways, Activities, and More WESTCHESTER/DECEMBER 11 — There’s no need for kids to stay up until midnight as New Roc’s master of ceremonies rings in the New Year early with the countdown to noon complete with a thrilling balloon release with festive, brightly-colored balloons. For the 8th year in a row, New Roc City will offer their festive ‘Ring in the New Year at Noon’ event for kids ages 2 – 10 in the atrium from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm on Sunday, December 31st. The event will support [...]

By | 2017-12-11T14:44:36+00:00 December 11th, 2017|news|0 Comments

Westchester Magazine Selects Their 38 Top Restaurants in the County

Rye, NY (November 30, 2017) –For the first time ever, Westchester Magazine has ranked the area’s top restaurants. The illustrious list of 38 stellar eateries is featured in the December issue, on newsstands now. View the article online. A mix of celebrity-driven hotspots, perennial favorites and lesser-known gems, the list is a true mix of what makes Westchester County a culinary mecca. The 38 restaurants represent just 6% of the more than 600 full service restaurants in the county.  As the magazine states, “These are the places where the food, service, décor, and ambience all combine into a can’t-get-enough-of-it dining experience.”  [...]

By | 2017-12-04T18:25:00+00:00 December 4th, 2017|news|0 Comments

Craft Beer & Smoking Cocktails with Killer B in Norwalk

A dude walks into a bar and asks the bartender for a Fuzzy Baby Duck. There’s no punchline, and it’s bound to happen at Killer B in Norwalk, where bacon, burgers, bourbon, and (you guessed it) beer rule the menu. The beer mecca is one of the only bars in Norwalk bound to have the Fuzzy Baby Ducks IPA, brewed by New England Brewing Co. out of Woodbridge, CT, on tap. And if you consider yourself a craft beer connoisseur, you’ll know just exactly how hard it is to get your hands on. When it comes to building the best [...]

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 [...]

Video Clip: Eating for Orange featured on Restaurant Hunter

IntoxiKate (that's me!), Chef Jay Lippin, and Crabtree's Kittle House were recently featured on Restaurant Hunter on Verizon Fios. The episode, titled Fighting Hunger Together!, focuses on September’s Eating for Orange campaign in collaboration with Food Bank for Westchester during Hunger Action Month. For me, it’s super symbolic for the show to air on Thanksgiving. I’m lucky to be featured alongside Chef Jay Lippin with the beautiful backdrop of Crabtree’s Kittle House in Chappaqua. I’m also extremely grateful to represent the 25+ restaurants  who participated in the initiative. THANK YOU! Click here to watch the episode.

By | 2017-11-28T21:10:51+00:00 November 27th, 2017|chefs, eat + drink, westchester|0 Comments

IntoxiKate on Restaurant Hunter Westchester

I am so excited to announce I will be featured on today's episode of Restaurant Hunter on Verizon Fios. The episode, titled Fighting Hunger Together!, focuses on September's Eating for Orange campaign in collaboration with Food Bank for Westchester during Hunger Action Month. The episode airs tonight at 8 p.m. on Channel 501HD and Channel 1 (Fios1News). Please check your channel guides for additional showtimes (the episode will re-air multiple times throughout the next few weeks). I hope to share the videos posted online as well! For me, it's super symbolic for the show to air on Thanksgiving. I'm lucky [...]

By | 2017-11-23T19:31:08+00:00 November 23rd, 2017|chefs, eat + drink, westchester|0 Comments

Empire City Casino offers Thanksgiving Dinners To Go

Empire City has your entire Thanksgiving weekend planned out and all you have to do come visit us at Manhattan's closest gaming destination. Thanksgiving Eve, one of the biggest party nights of the year, will be bouncing at Empire City Casino. Ranging from Butch Barbella's Streets of the Bronx to Daddy Pop, to trying your hand at Blackjack, Three Card Poker, Craps, Roulette or slots, party the night away knowing that the Empire City Casino culinary team will be busily preparing your Thanksgiving dinner. If you are the one doing the cooking, celebrating the night before can ruin your efforts [...]

By | 2017-11-16T23:05:16+00:00 November 16th, 2017|news|0 Comments

Angry Orchard Cider Company Introduces the Angry Crisp Doughnut

YOU CAN HAVE YOUR DOUGHNUT AND SPIKE IT TOO ON NATIONAL APPLE CIDER DAY, NOV. 18TH  Angry Orchard & The Doughnut Project Introduce the Angry Crisp Doughnut   WALDEN, NEW YORK – November 14, 2017 – Angry Orchard Cider Company and New York City-based The Doughnut Project have teamed up again, this time for National Apple Cider Day (November 18th) to bring America’s most popular hard cider and the timeless apple crisp dessert together into a one-of-a-kind creation: The Angry Crisp Doughnut. While it may seem like there’s a foodie holiday for everything these days, National Apple Cider Day is [...]

By | 2017-11-14T15:01:12+00:00 November 14th, 2017|news|0 Comments

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 [...]

Chef François Kwaku-Dongo Brings a Fresh Culinary Approach To New Canaan’s Roger Sherman Inn

Historic Inn and Gathering Place Now Offers Seasonally Inspired Menus, Catered Affairs, Fine Dining, Casual Tavern Fare, Libations, and Even a Chocolate Menu! November 7, 2017, New Canaan, CT: Celebrated Chef Francois Kwaku-Dongo spearheads the reinvention of the Roger Sherman Inn, a historic landmark in New Canaan for nearly a decade. The stunning New England restaurant and 17-room Inn will undergo a significant culinary transformation as it remakes itself for the 21st century. Chef Kwaku-Dongo is introducing a seasonally-inspired menu, showcasing fresh, locally-procured ingredients. The menu is a culinary tour of New England, its coastal seafood, local family farms, and talented [...]

By | 2017-11-07T22:49:17+00:00 November 7th, 2017|chefs, eat + drink, fairfield, max ex pr, news|0 Comments