Samantha is a freelance writer who writes about a variety of issues, but has a particular affinity for stories focused on the intersection of culture, community building, and cuisine. Following in the footsteps of four generations, she began work in the food industry early (at a local candy shop) and spent over a decade in the restaurant and catering businesses. While she's always in pursuit of a good dish simply made, she's equally passionate about the story behind the meal: the traditions being preserved, passed down, melded, and fused and their reflection on where we've come from and who we are.
Samantha has contributed to outlets including Marie Claire, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Time Out New York, Sojourner's, Chowhound, and others. She writes on themes related to culture and cuisine, travel and wellness, education, and people affecting social change. Samantha comes from a long line of chefs and bakers and is always happy to explore good food for the sake of a good story.
She holds a master's in fine arts, creative writing from New York University.
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