Food + Drink writer, voluptuary; New York City
Jordana Rothman is a veteran of Time Out New York, where she held the reins as the magazine’s Food & Drink editor for six years. She’s a respected member of the national food writing community and a frequent contributor to print and digital publications such as Food & Wine, Bon Appétit, New York Magazine, Cherry Bombe, Complex, MadFeed, Grub Street and Conde Nast Traveler. She is a seasoned speaker and panelist at food conferences including Taste Talks and Lee Schrager's NYC Wine & Food Festival. In 2012 she was a Best Cocktail Writing nominee at the Tales of the Cocktail “Spirited Awards;” in 2013 TIME magazine named Jordana's Twitter feed one of the year's best.
Jordana's first book, co-authored with chef Alex Stupak of New York's Empellón restaurants, was released in Fall of 2015 under Clarkson Potter. Tacos: Recipes + Provocations was nominated for three prestigious IACP cookbook awards and a James Beard Award for Best Single Subject Cookbook.
Jordana also once challenged competitive eater Takeru Kobayashi to a hot dog eating contest. She lost.