The Empanada Lover’s Guide To Westchester County


Adam Christensen, whose eponymous blog is a hybrid of posts about his food obsessions and work obsessions, recently posted a map that points out his recommendations for the best empanadas in Westchester.

Adam says although he found some pretty tasty empanadas, he has yet to find emapanda nirvana in the county. Any food lover with a computer should know to trust Adam on this. He’s a resident expert on, where he’s known as adamclyde and posts on all sorts of chow-ish places like taquerias and the like.

Here are a few more of his cool blog posts.

Mapping the best Latin food in Port Chester.
Papusa Nirvana.
Taquitos from Tortilleria Los Gemelos.

Here’s a link to his contributions to Chowhound.

Go Adam! And thanks!


About Author

Liz Johnson is content strategist for The Journal News and, and the founding editor of lohudfood, formerly know as Small Bites. As food editor, she won awards from the New York News Publishers Association, the Association of Food Journalists and the Associated Press. She lives in Nyack with her husband and daughter on a tiny suburban lot they call their farm — with fruit trees, an herb garden, and a yardful of lettuce, tomatoes, onions, shallots, cucumbers, zucchini, radishes, cabbage, peppers, Brussels sprouts and carrots and four big blueberry bushes.


  1. Liz, thanks for the nice post. Hopefully we’ll hear about even more empanada places worth exploring… I always need more places to follow up on… 🙂

  2. well i think if you guys can make it to red ribbon
    bakery in nj…they have the best filipino-spanish rendition of the empanada.

    flakey crust and yummy filling!

    red ribbon is a filipino bakeshop.
    and you must also try their coffee crunch cake.

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