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

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

John Turiano Gives the Scoop on the Westchester Magazine’s Wine & Food Festival

Westchester Magazine’s 8th Annual Wine & Food Festival, one of Westchester's most delicious events of the year, features a series of events showcasing food, wine, chefs, bartenders, and more in and around Westchester County. Editor John Turiano chats with IntoxiKate Kate Schlientz about this year's lineup of festvities, including the new bartender shake-off during the Taste & Style event at The Westchester's gourmet dining experience, SAVOR. Learn more at www.westchestermagazine.com. IntoxiKate (v): to excite or elate foodies to the point of enthusiasm or frenzy; to live life deliciously* Tune into Fork This with IntoxiKate on 1490 WGCH Tuesdays at 6 p.m. and [...]

By | 2018-05-25T13:05:30+00:00 May 21st, 2018|cocktails, eat + drink, Fork This Radio|0 Comments

Janet Langsam Honored at Westchester’s Magazine’s “Tastemakers”

Arts & Culture Visionary to be Honored at Westchester Magazine’s “An Evening with Westchester’s Tastemakers”  ArtsWestchester CEO Janet Langsam will be Recognized as one of Westchester’s Most Respected Community Leaders; Wine & Food Festival Signature Event Features Westchester’s Top Chefs Serving Six-Course Dinner with World-Class Wine Pairings WHITE PLAINS, NY (April 30, 2018) – Arts and culture visionary Janet Langsam will be honored with Westchester Magazine’s 2018 Community Leader Award during the annual “An Evening with Westchester’s Tastemakers,” which will return as the signature event of Westchester Magazine’s 8th Annual Wine & Food Festival on Friday, June 8 at 6:00 p.m. “‘An Evening [...]

By | 2018-04-30T17:22:40+00:00 April 30th, 2018|news|0 Comments

Westchester Magazine Announces Events for Wine & Food Festival 2018

Westchester Magazine’s Wine & Food Festival 2018 8th Annual Westchester Magazine Wine & Food Festival Brings Together Top Restaurants, Chefs, Wines and Much More. Tickets on Sale Now for Signature Events June 5th – June 10th.   WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY (April 5, 2018) – 315,000 burgers. 25,000 glasses of wine. 360 restaurants. 50,000 guests. $200,000 for charities. These are just some of the numbers that help to tell the success story that is Westchester Magazine’s Wine & Food Festival. In just seven years it has emerged as the signature culinary and beverage event kicking off the summer season in Westchester County [...]

By | 2018-04-18T00:31:58+00:00 April 18th, 2018|news|0 Comments