Experience Thai + Malaysian at Sambal in Irvington

Join me Wednesday, January 25th at 7 p.m. at Sambal in Irvington where you can explore—and taste!—traditional Southeast Asian street food with bold flavors and an intense balance of sweet, salty, sour, bitter, and spicy. Navjot Arora, co-owner of both Sambal and Chutney Masala (which relocated up Main Street), and Chef Lucky Thai created an amazing price-fixed, VIP dinner exclusively for fellow foodies—for $45 per person*, you can enjoy a signature drink, passed appetizers, family-style dinner, and a plated dessert. Wine and beer will also be served with dinner. Tickets must be purchased in advance. For tickets, visit intoxikate.com/intoxikate-experience. EVENT MENU Experience popular street food from [...]

By | 2017-10-04T16:44:13+00:00 January 9th, 2017|cocktails, eat + drink, savory, westchester, wine|0 Comments

IntoxiKate Dim Sum Party at WUJI

[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”] If you haven’t heard of WUJI yet, you need to get your finger on the foodie pulse in Westchester. The newbie on the Scarsdale scene has quickly expanded—Rye opened a a few months ago, and another spot in Greenwich, CT, is set to open in late spring. It’s no wonder owner  Jody Pennette, founder of cb5 Hospitality Consulting, is expanding so quickly. The brand, focused on offering fresh, organic Chinese food, has an extensive (delicious) menu paired with some serious style, providing a winning combination for sharing great food with friends. I know a good meal when I see [...]

By | 2016-04-18T22:40:41+00:00 April 18th, 2016|farm to table, westchester|0 Comments

Photo Recap: Silver & Gold at Empire City Casino’s Alley 810

[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”] Last Friday, fellow food lovers joined me to celebrate the holiday season at the Silver & Gold Party at Empire City Casino’s Alley 810. The recap, in photos, is below… Thank you to all who attended, and a big thank you to the staff at Empire City for hosting and creating an incredible—and yummy!—menu. The candy bar designed by Dive in Sweets took my breath away, and wow’d guests. I would also like to thank The Dessertist, Chocolations, Glo Beauty Bar, The Royal Regency Hotel, Crispy Fruit, Yonkers Brewing Company, and A Taste of Westchester for their [...]

By | 2015-12-09T13:30:20+00:00 December 9th, 2015|westchester|0 Comments

IntoxiKate Event: Brunch at L’inizio

IntoxiKate is kicking off the first event of the year with a brunch at L'inizio! If you haven't had the opportunity to try this Italian eatery, now's your chance. Husband and wife chefs Scott and Heather Fratangelo teamed up to come up with a special prix fixe menu featuring some of their favorite brunch items especially for the Westchester foodie nation. Space is limited, so make sure to RSVP soon! {Menu is below!} Brunch at L'inizio Sunday, February 22 • 12 p.m. $32 per person (includes prix fixe menu, mimosa or bloody mary, tax & gratuity) 698 Saw Mill River [...]

By | 2015-02-18T22:38:14+00:00 February 15th, 2015|westchester|0 Comments

Photo Recap: IntoxiKate Party at Empire City Casino

Last Friday, members of the Westchester #FoodieNation kicked off the holidays in style with food, drinks, and fun at Empire City Casino's two amazing event spaces—the VIP Lounge and Alley 810 (for some bowling!). The photo recap of the event is below. For more images of the event, visit IntoxiKate: Living Life Deliciously on Facebook! The first half of the party was hosted in the casino's VIP Lounge. I took a snapshot before guests arrived... Seriously, how beautiful is this space?!?! Chefs at the casino prepared quite the feast—an antipasto, charcuterie and cheese station was set up in one corner. [...]

By | 2014-11-17T10:05:02+00:00 November 17th, 2014|westchester|0 Comments

Event Recap: IntoxiKate Poolside Party at the Castle Hotel & Spa

It was a perfect evening... As I drove up to the Castle Hotel & Spa—one of Tarrytown's hidden gems—there wasn't a could in the sky. As James and Brittney, the friendly staff behind the event, brought me down to the grotto, I couldn't believe my eyes. I've been on the property several times to enjoy at meal at Equus, but I had no idea there was a pool on site. And a beautiful pool it was... Pairing up with Spiked Seltzer {an IntoxiKate fav!} for the event, members of the Westchester #FoodieNation enjoyed a magical evening. The photo recap is [...]

By | 2014-08-09T23:51:50+00:00 August 8th, 2014|westchester|1 Comment

IntoxiKate Dinner at Fig & Olive Scarsdale

IntoxiKate Dinner @ Fig and Olive Tuesday, July 15th • 6:30 p.m. 696 White Plains Rd, Scarsdale $40 includes three course dinner + family style crostinis + wine www.figandolive.com RSVP Now!   There's been more than a few NYC "chain" restaurants who have dared to venture north and even less who have transitioned and adapted to fit the needs of Westchester diners. Fig & Olive has accomplished both in Scarsdale, pairing their classic Mediterranean flavors their chic dining space, accommodating even those who like to dine al fresco. General Manager Paul Pizzonia—no stranger to the Westchester restaurant industry—strives to make [...]

By | 2014-07-07T20:33:07+00:00 July 7th, 2014|westchester|0 Comments

The Next IntoxiKate Event

Let's Make Salsa at Alvin + Friends {No tomatoes required!} Thursday, March 6th • 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.  • Alvin + Friends, 14 Memorial Highway, New Rochelle Let’s Make Salsa! (No tomatoes required!) Join us in the Roscoe Room at Alvin + Friends where Kyra Johnson of New Beginnings Dance Studio will teaching us some moves.  $20 cover includes her instruction plus a drink. Click here to RSVP!

By | 2014-03-04T19:30:23+00:00 March 4th, 2014|westchester|0 Comments

RSVP Now! IntoxiKate Dinner Party at Chutney Masala

Take a tour of India's culinary repertoire! First (and final!) stop: Chutney Masala in Irvington. The evening will start off with passed appetizers paired with an open bar*. Then, we'll venture upstairs for an introduction to Indian cuisine, while you ponder the products on your plate. These items will be used for an interactive mini-cooking lesson on a samosa. {Samosa (noun): A fried or baked pastry with a traditionally savory filling—think potatoes, onions, peas or ground meat—that can also be filled with something sweet.} We'll end our culinary journey with a delicious buffet dinner showcasing some of the best dishes [...]

By | 2013-11-05T22:52:50+00:00 November 5th, 2013|westchester|0 Comments