Amanda Mactas

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New York City
New York University, Wheaton College – MA
Pizza, NYC Dining, Food Trends
  • Amanda has written extensively about food and drink for publications including Bella Magazine, Eat This Not That, Time Out, and more.
  • Throughout her career, Amanda has met and mingled with celebrity chefs, including Carla Hall, Dominique Ansel, and Daniel Boulud.
  • Amanda's favorite articles to edit are ones pertaining to the historical origins of different dishes.


Amanda's first writing gig had her reviewing bars and clubs throughout New York City. It was during this time that she developed a love for food and drink culture. She has been writing about food for over 12 years and dreaming about it long before that. Her work has taken her everywhere, from the hills of Tuscany to the outermost boroughs in New York. She has written for a variety of publications, including Bella Magazine, where she serves as the Food & Travel Editor, Wine4Food, Time Out, Eat This Not That, and Beyondish, to name a few.


Amanda received her bachelor's degree from Wheaton College, MA, where she studied psychobiology and Hispanic studies. She went on to receive her master's in professional writing from New York University.
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