IntoxiKate Mentioned in Westchester Magazine’s 914 Inc.

I was recently contacted by a writer from Westchester Magazine's 914 Inc. and ask about blogging as a business. The article—written by Liz Colombini—recently published online and I found myself in good company, with SimplybySimone, Jennaafromtheblog, Babygotchat, and EmmaWestchester also highlighted.   Click here to read the article, "Can Blogging Really Be a Legitimate Business?" online. (Thanks, Liz!)   IntoxiKate: Girl of My Dreams When I started IntoxiKate over five years ago, it was to help cover some of the news, events, and chefs that may be missed with looming print deadlines. I wanted to create something that would showcase all the things I loved [...]

By | 2019-07-06T21:05:26+00:00 July 6th, 2019|eat + drink, IntoxiKate, westchester|0 Comments

Westchester Magazine’s Wine & Food Festival Burger & Beer Blast 2019

Summer’s Best Block party returns to Kensico Dam Plaza with everyone’s favorite summer evening, Burger & Beer Blast 2019. A signature event during Westchester Magazine’s Wine & Food Festival, Burger & Beer Blast takes place Thursday, June 6th from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and features some of the County’s juiciest burgers. The competition will be fierce as ticket holders vote for their preferred burger throughout the evening and at night’s end, one restaurant will receive the Heineken Light Best Burger Award. New this year will be the first-ever Judges Choice Award. A celebrity judges’ panel comprised of radio host [...]

By | 2019-05-23T20:17:14+00:00 May 23rd, 2019|news, westchester|0 Comments

Westchester Magazine Wine & Food Festival Brings Together Top Restaurants, Chefs, Wines and Much More

More than 100 restaurants and food trucks and over 150 types of wines, beers and spirits will fill six days of fantastic food and fun during the 9th Annual Westchester Magazine Wine & Food Festival. The festival draws more than 7,000 people from across the New York Metro area including New York City, Westchester County, Long Island, New Jersey, and Connecticut. For 2019, Westchester Magazine is gearing up to present the biggest and best Wine & Food Festival yet, with favorites like the Burger & Beer Blast and the Grand Tasting Village joining a notable newcomer this year, the Food [...]

By | 2019-05-23T19:55:48+00:00 May 23rd, 2019|news, westchester|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 [...]

Wine & Food’s Newest Event: Salute! A Wine Tasting Tour of Italy

Westchester Magazine is kicking off the Wine & Food Festival with a new event. Salute! A Wine Tasting Tour of Italy pairs two powerhouses—Chef Andy Nusser of Tarry Lodge and author and wine expert Kevin Zraly—for an evening celebrating the regions of Italy. Sip one of the amazing vino offerings while Nusser demonstrates how to whip up a Mortadella & Robiola Panini as well as a Peach Crostata with Lemon Thyme Ricotta.   Chef Andy Nusser talks innovation and inspiration   What's new in the world of wine? Check in with Kevin Zraly   The Deets Salute! A Wine Tasting Tour of [...]

By | 2017-10-04T16:40:06+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|chefs, eat + drink, Fork This Radio, westchester, wine|0 Comments

Fork This with IntoxiKate Returns to the Airwaves

BIG NEWS for IntoxiKate! I am pleased to announce Westchester and Fairfield’s only food talk radio show returns on 1490 WGCH Tuesdays at 6 p.m.—prime time! An extension of the IntoxiKate brand, the show explores the local restaurant scene, as well as recipes, entertaining tips, and more from local resources and top industry experts. The first show—tomorrow November 15th—kicks off the holiday season with a focus on Thanksgiving entertaining. Guests include Claire Bertin-Lang from CBL Liquid Consulting and Steve Distler of O’Brien Estate Winery in Napa, CA. I will also interview Chef Navjot Arora on his new Irvington restaurant Sambal: Thai [...]

By | 2016-11-16T16:38:53+00:00 November 14th, 2016|eat + drink|0 Comments

The IntoxiKate Guide to the Holidays

If you're worried about the upcoming season, don't worry! The IntoxiKate Guide to the Holidays in Westchester and Fairfield Counties is here. Flip through the online pages to find resources, recipes, and restaurants for Thanksgiving and onwards. Plus: - Planning a holiday party or special event? Check out the Empire City Casino's hidden gems—a list of beautiful, private venues perfect for you. PAGE 20 - This year brought us more than a few new eateries. Check out "Restaurants to Love" to take the IntoxiKate quiz to discover your perfect match. PAGE 8 - The fall favorites features a roundup of [...]

By | 2015-11-15T19:19:52+00:00 November 15th, 2015|entertaining, recipe, westchester, wine|0 Comments

IntoxiKate Foodie Fortunes at the Best of Westchester Party

IntoxiKate.com received the Best Lifestyle Blog award for the second year in a row by the readers of Westchester Magazine. Last year, I had a lot of fun bopping around taking “Intoxigrams,” photos of the event post on Instagram. This year I had to top it, giving away “foodie fortunes:” a food quote paired with a fortune. Within the IntoxiKate deck of cards, other fortunes were also hidden—over $700 worth of gift cards from fellow Best of Westchester winners. […]

By | 2015-07-27T12:32:41+00:00 July 24th, 2015|westchester|0 Comments

Poolside Party at The Castle Hotel & Spa

Are you ready for THE party of the summer? Last year’s IntoxiKate poolside party was well-attended AND incredibly fun (photo recap here). When the folks at The Castle Hotel & Spa reached out to me to host another Poolside Summer Pairing Series this year, I couldn’t say no! {I mean, who would?!?} June 25th, IntoxiKate and the Westchester #FoodieNation will kick off The Castle Hotel & Spa’s Poolside Summer Pairing Series. The event occurs every Thursday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and every event features a new beverage vendor to supply drinks for guests. At the IntoxiKate event, passed appetizers [...]

By | 2015-07-12T19:54:09+00:00 June 14th, 2015|westchester|1 Comment

Fork This! With IntoxiKate on AM 1230 WFAS

Happy New Year! Today was a pretty amazing day. While an email of the news was hitting Westchester foodies' inboxes, I was at the WFAS studio, recording the promo for my new radio show. Fork This! with IntoxiKate is on air every Friday from 2-3 p.m. on AM 1230 WFAS. Won't you join me for chat over a late lunch? IntoxiKate.com started as a vehicle to connect diners and chefs in new ways, and since then, it's evolved into a pretty exciting (and enticing) medium. Through events, blog posts, videos (and now radio), I've been eating like a gluttonous fool [...]

By | 2015-01-05T23:31:07+00:00 January 5th, 2015|westchester|0 Comments