Amy Sherman

Freelance Writer & Recipe Developer

Amy Sherman is a San Francisco–based writer, recipe developer and publisher of the award-winning food blog Cooking with Amy. She has written for food, travel and lifestyle publications including Afar, Architectural Digest, Tasting Table, Food Network, Epicurious, KQED's Bay Area Bites, Fodor's, 7x7, Frommer's and CleanPlates. You can also find her work in the following print publications -- A La Carte magazine, Marin magazine, Westways, Wine Enthusiast, Via, Gastronomica and Avianca inflight magazine.

She also develops recipes for clients including Whole Foods, Grocery Outlet, Dannon, Cargill, Keurig, Colman, T-fal, USA Pears, MyWinesDirect and the California Avocado Commission.

She is the author of Williams-Sonoma New Flavors for Appetizers and WinePassport: Portugal, A Microwave, A Mug, A Meal and wrote the new introduction to Jane Grigson's Vegetable Book and the foreward to the reprint of the Betty Crocker Good & Easy Cookbook.

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Visit Half Moon Bay

Three Days in Half Moon Bay: For Foodies

Half Moon Bay is a dream for foodies. From May through December the Coastside farmer's market showcases some of the best in local produce, but year round you'll find outstanding...


Fine Fare for Less

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In Pursuit of Pasta Perfection

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Noodle News: A Boom of Ramen and Udon in San Francisco

Everyone loves noodles, especially Japanese noodles. This year in San Francisco you’ll find new and creative ramen, including Yo-Kai Express ramen vending machines,...

Architectural Digest

Here's Proof that California Wine Country Has Risen from the Ashes | Architectural Digest

The fires that swept Napa and Sonoma are last year's news. The rain has fallen, and the wine country is vibrant and green once again. Since last October, not only have many...

Tasting Table

These Tips from Jacques Pépin Will Make You More Responsible in the Kitchen

We grew up watching Jacques Pépin effortlessly sift, slice and sauté on television, and, at 82, the legendary French-born chef is still cooking. And not only that, Pépin-who has...

Tasting Table

Why Renting an Airbnb Just Got Even Better

Ten years ago, Airbnb began with just two inflatable air mattresses on the floor of a San Francisco apartment. Today, the service offers 4.5 million listings in 81,000 cities...

Wine Enthusiast

Surprise! You Can Pair Bourbon and Cheese

Wine lovers aren’t the only ones who get to have fun with cheese pairings. We take a look at why Bourbon and cheese are a match made in heaven.

Tasting Table

Ramen Vending Machines Have Made Their Way to the U.S.

Three years ago, semiconductor engineer Andy Lin woke up hungry in the middle of the night and wondered why he couldn't get a decent bowl of ramen from a vending machine, like...


San Francisco city breaks | 48 hours in San Francisco | British Airways

With a pioneering culture that dates back to the Gold Rush, San Francisco is also famously laidback and brimming with quirky character. Amy Sherman rounds up some of the...


Good Beats: Unwind with Live Music in Vancouver

Vancouver, Canada, is a great place to listen to live music. If you're in town for business check out these must-see musical venues. As the third largest city in Canada,...

Open for Business

The Slanted Door Returns to OpenTable: Charles Phan Shares His Wisdom

James Beard Award-winning Slanted Door is the quintessential modern Vietnamese restaurant and is frequently ranked by Restaurant Business magazine as one of the top 100...

Open for Business

Go Big or Go Home: One Market turns 25

It's One Market restaurant's 25th anniversary, and an invitation announces a cocktail party celebration with hors-d'oeuvres, libations, and live entertainment from 5:30 until 7:30

Home Buying and Owner Advice

Living in South of Market: San Francisco Neighborhood Guide

South of Market - known as SoMa to locals - is a large area that encompasses various neighborhoods with distinct personalities. Yerba Buena boasts the convention center and...

Wine Enthusiast Magazine

How to Pair Indian Food with Wine, Beer and Cocktails | Wine Enthusiast Magazine

Indian dishes are often well-balanced, and it may not seem like they need the added flavor of a drink, but we spoke with a few experts who all agreed that no matter your...


Whipped Ricotta: The New Crème Fraîche

Whipped Ricotta: The New Crème Fraîche Ricotta is the black dress of Italian cheeses. It's not only versatile and affordable, but with the help of a food processor and a touch...

Tasting Table

The New Taco-Croissant Combo You Didn't Seeing Coming

It's been five years since pastry genius Dominique Ansel introduced the Cronut-a combination of croissant and doughnut that proved to be irresistible, causing crazy-long lines...

Wine Enthusiast Magazine

The Secret Formula for Making Perfect Mocktails | Wine Enthusiast Magazine

The classic components of a cocktail are alcohol, a sour element (like citrus juice) and a sweet element (like simple syrup). But what about mocktails? That old ratio of two...


Eat Salad with Your Hands at San Francisco's True Laurel

Salad isn’t usually finger food, but True Laurel proves that with the right treatment, it can be. The food menu at the cocktail bar from Lazy Bear’s David Barzelay features bar...