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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

City Limits Diner Celebrates 25 Years in Business

White Plains local neighborhood restaurant City Limits Diner is excited to celebrate a milestone anniversary of 25 years in business, this coming May! A community favorite known for its made-from-scratch dishes and family-friendly atmosphere, City Limits Diner will revel 25 years of business with a philanthropic celebration, kicking off May 1. All month long, City Limits Diner will be selling raffle tickets to restaurant patrons in order to raise money for two local organizations, Feeding Westchester, a local non-profit organization dedicated to ending hunger throughout the county, and Family Services of West Chester, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing county [...]

By | 2019-05-23T19:47:35+00:00 May 20th, 2019|news|0 Comments

2019 ArtsBash Scheduled for May 16 at ArtsWestchester

ArtsWestchester’s Biggest House Party of the Year Returns May 16 Featuring Over 20 Top Chefs and Restaurants Celebrating the Arts at ArtsBash ArtsBash Events Feature Creative Cuisine, Open Artist Studios, “Modern Families” Photo Exhibit, and Kids Arts Activities as Part of Annual Celebration of the Arts WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (May 1, 2019) – Join ArtsWestchester’s biggest house party of the year and enjoy an evening of food, fun and art featuring Chef David DiBari, Restaurateur John Crabtree, “Restaurant Hunter” Rob Petrone and over 20 of the area’s hottest restaurants as they come together for this year’s ArtsBash party on Thursday, [...]

By | 2019-05-03T10:04:38+00:00 May 5th, 2019|news, westchester|0 Comments

Cinco de Mayo Cocktail Recipes

If you're a follower of IntoxiKate, you know I'm a huge tequila fan. So when Tres Agaves reached out to share Cinco de Mayo cocktail recipes from some of the best mixologists in NYC, I was all about sharing (just in time for this weekend)! Whether you are Derby-ing it up this weekend or celebrating with a fiesta at home, here's a roundup of recipes I think you'll love.   Cinco de Mayo Cocktail Recipes Ginger Margarita Andrew Booth, Director of Food and Beverage of La Central NYC Ingredients: 1.5oz Organic Tres Agaves Organic Blanco Tequila .5oz Freshly squeezed ginger [...]

By | 2019-05-03T00:15:56+00:00 May 3rd, 2019|cocktails, eat + drink, holiday|0 Comments

MTA Metro-North grants five new leases

Tenants Bring New Dining and Shopping Options, as Well as Station House Improvements, to Customers and Communities The Mt. Kisco, Purdy’s, Hastings-on-Hudson, Peekskill and Tarrytown stations are being reinvigorated, becoming more vibrant, welcoming places for commuters and residents, thanks to a renewal initiative by MTA Metro-North Railroad.  Metro-North has granted leases to new tenants who will bring dining and shopping options, commuter and community services, as well as improvements to these station house buildings. These five leases are providing $193,000 annually and growing, to Metro-North, and because the tenants will be responsible for building cleaning and upkeep, the railroad will [...]

By | 2019-04-08T16:47:46+00:00 April 8th, 2019|news|0 Comments

Sip Like a Queen: Lyndhurst High Tea

**everything's coming up roses** Is it too early to be thinking about next weekend? I've got a confession—I've been thinking about April 6-7th since I visited the Guest Cottage at Lyndhurst for a sneak peek at the Flower Show's High Tea. In between interview takes with News 12's Lisa LaRocca (love her!), I was able to snap a few photos and chat with Saint George Bistro's Chef Chris Vergara and Michelle Adams (Hastings-on-Hudson) about their contribution to the Show. While you can get a glimpse of the design arrangements created by over a dozen of Westchester’s finest florists within the rooms [...]

By | 2019-03-31T21:52:39+00:00 March 31st, 2019|brunch, eat + drink, restaurant news, sweet, westchester|0 Comments

Support Local Businesses Affected by the Tappan Zee Bridge Demolition Postponement

Restaurants with riverviews—Pier 701 Restaurant & Bar, Rivertown Taphouse, The View on the Hudson, Sambal Thai & Malay, Half Moon, and Hudson Farmer & the Fish—worked very hard this week to create community events commemorating the history—the Tappan Zee Bridge demolition. With many locations quickly filling up with reservations, ingredients were ordered and food was prepped. This afternoon, the construction company behind the demolition of the bridge made an announcement they were postponing demolition due to 'high winds' Saturday morning. A new announcement is scheduled for tomorrow, announcing the new date. The postponed destruction of the bridge affects our small [...]

By | 2019-01-10T23:03:42+00:00 January 10th, 2019|brunch, eat + drink, restaurant news|0 Comments

Chutney Masala Teams Up with Feeding Westchester to serve free Indian-inspired Thanksgiving meal to Westchester Residents in Need

All are Welcome at Chutney Masala Indian Bistro for Thanksgiving Lunch Thursday Irvington, NY—Chutney Masala’s Chef Navjot Arora has partnered with Feeding Westchester to serve an Indian-inspired Thanksgiving meal to Westchester residents in need. Meals will be served to residents of Shepards Flock, with transportation to the restaurant generously donated by Silverstar Limousine Company. However, Chutney Masala will be open to anyone who needs a meal this Thanksgiving Thursday, November 22nd from 12-2 p.m. Chef Arora’s menu for the day includes: turkey meatballs masala, tandoori chicken wings, cumin-seasoned potatoes, house-baked naan bread, cranberry chutney with mango yogurt, and a carrot [...]

By | 2018-11-27T20:51:51+00:00 November 20th, 2018|eat + drink, restaurant news|0 Comments