Amy Hamblen

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New York, NY
Indiana University
Fast Food, Bodega Fare, Bottom-Shelf Cocktails, Midwestern Cuisine
  • Amy provided salsafication at a former iconic dining establishment known as Chi-Chi's.
  • Amy has successfully juggled several food and beverage magazine subscriptions at one time.
  • Amy has researched the cocktail, beer, and wine industry from barstools throughout New York City.


Amy has covered the bar and restaurant scene recreationally and professionally for some time. She has written for Thrillist, Oyster, Spoiled NYC, and Short and Sweet NYC. Amy has extensive knowledge of American cuisine garnered by years of consuming commercials. Ever since those catchy cereal commercials in the '80s, she was hooked.


Amy has a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Indiana University.
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