Megan O. Steintrager

Megan O. Steintrager
Title: Associate Editorial Director


Megan has worked as an editor and writer for The Kitchn, EatingWell, Epicurious, Zagat,, AOL,, Simply Recipes, Consumer Reports, and more. She is the author of the book "East Coast Scoops: Finding the Region's Best Ice Cream Parlors, Gelaterias, and Custard Stands." She loves exploring new-to-her foods, whether she's cooking them at home or eating out.


  • M.A. in Journalism from New York University
  • B.A. in English from Wake Forest University
  • Digital Photography (I, II, and III) and Food Photography at the International Center of Photography
  • Numerous cooking courses at the Institute of Culinary Education

About Serious Eats

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