Amy Sowder

Before joining Westchester Magazine as managing editor in 2023, Amy Sowder worked as a magazine editor in trade media for fresh produce, as a digital food media editor, and as a consultant with Food Network, Smitten Kitchen, and cookbook authors among other roles. Her articles, photos, videos, and social content have been featured in Bon Appétit, Women's Health, Men's Health, USA Today and its regional newspapers, Farm Journal, The Packer, Greatist, Chowhound, Verywell Fit, Eat This, Not That, and Brooklyn Magazine. You could find Amy doing anything from co-creating a fresh-produce professional training platform and hosting a podcast to managing editorial content and freelancers — almost always about food, fitness, and lifestyles topics. She’s especially passionate about cheese, dessert, running, books, and cats.

Articles by This Author

Meet Westchester’s Healthcare Heroes in 2024

Westchester Magazine celebrates these 15 outstanding people (plus canine!) who have dedicated themselves to improving quality of life.

How to Negotiate a Hiring Contract in Westchester

We asked an executive search and recruiting expert for tips on negotiating a hiring contract.

These Wunderkinds Lead Westchester’s Business Scene in 2024

Our 20 winners are impacting the business, government, and nonprofit landscape of Westchester—all before their 35th birthday.

Marigold Blossoms With Indian Flavors in Eastchester

Michelin-starred Chef Hemant Mathur’s first Westchester restaurant is a bright, lively, fragrant, and progressive take on authentic Indian fare.

Where to Grab Cinco de Mayo Cocktails in Westchester

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Westchester with these well-crafted cocktails made by local eateries and bars.

These Westchester Restaurants Highlight Spring Vegetables

If you're on the hunt for fresh spring produce, check out these 914 restaurants dishing out local veggies.

9 Spots for Flavorful Carrot Cake in Westchester

These are some top spots for this favorite spring (who are we kidding, year-round) carrot collaboration — with or without raisins.

Pick Your Perfect Pesto Dish From These Westchester Eateries

Do you think pesto makes everything better? Find it in wow-worthy appetizers, pastas, pizzas, and more at eateries across the 914.

The 10 Westchester Foodie Instagram Accounts to Follow

If you're all about the Westchester food scene like us, you should follow these local influencers for the inside scoop.

6 Places to Get Fluffy Waffles in Westchester

Whether on International Waffle Day or any day of the week, here are some standout waffle choices throughout the county.

Our Wine & Food Festival returns June 4-9!

Our Wunderkinds event takes place on May 23!

Our Best of Business Ballot is open through May 15!

Our Healthcare Heroes Awards event takes place on May 9!

Our Westchester Home Builders Awards take place on April 4!

Our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Forum is March 14!

Unveiled: A Boutique Bridal Brunch is February 25!

Our Best of Westchester Elimination Ballot is open through March 6!

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