Posted by WineZetta on 16th Apr 2015
WineZetta was recently featured on Fork This with Katie Schlientz on WFAS AM 1230 radio.
Besides having her own radio show, writer and social media celebrity Katie Schlientz runs IntoxiKate.com, a website committed to introducing fellow foodies to the best food, events and restaurants in and around Westchester. The website was voted Best Local Website 2014 by the readers of Westchester Magazine and is all about living life deliciously!
Our sincere thanks to Katie for the opportunity to be on her show. Listen in to the radio chat.
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