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

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.

4 Real-Deal Brazilian Steakhouses in Westchester

Meat lovers will find their paradise at these county locations, flaunting gaucho chefs trained in the delicious art of churrasco.

Here’s Where to Score Irish Soda Bread in Westchester County

Green beer? Check. Corned beef and cabbage? Check. For dessert, pick up a scrumptious loaf of local Irish soda bread for the perfect St. Patrick's Day meal.

How Westchester Does Dumplings From Around the World

These dumplings from across the globe bring comfort in the colder months. Here's where to find gyoza, momo, and more in Westchester.

S.I.C. Film School Creates Community Through Innovation

S.I.C. Film School in Yonkers gives high-school graduates and teens affected by gun violence a forum to generate positive social impact.

Tiffany S.W. Hamilton Builds Community Through the YWCA

This Westchester CEO is fighting for fairness within her organization and community.

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