Amanda Mactas

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New York City
New York University, Wheaton College, MA
Pizza, NYC Dining, Food Trends
  • Jennifer Garner once posted an article Amanda wrote on her Instagram.
  • Out of all of her Halloween costumes over the years, she's proudest of the time she dressed as pizza.
  • Amanda can tell the difference between different brands of croutons in a taste test.


Amanda has been writing about food for over 11 years, and dreaming about it for even longer. Her work has taken her everywhere from the hills of Tuscany to the outest of outer 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, 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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