Amy joined Plate in 2016 after several years as the restaurant and bar editor and dining critic at Time Out Chicago. Prior to that, she was a freelance writer in Chicago and Washington, DC and has written for the Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Eater, Saveur, Serious Eats and other publications. She’s a huge cocktail nerd, and loves trying new spirits and traveling to visit cocktail bars. A New England native, Amy is happiest when devouring seafood, whether it’s a buttery Connecticut lobster roll or an Old Bay-covered crab feast.
Follow her eating adventures on Instagram @AmyCavanaugh.