Samantha Lande is a freelance writer and content creator. Samantha most often covers restaurants, food trends and family. She also creates content for internationally known brands and small businesses. Regardless of the topic, she enjoys telling stories through her articles, whether it be a chef who opened his first restaurant or a mom who started an entire business from an a-ha moment.


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Featured Work

Bump Club and Beyond: Gail Simmons

January 5, 2017 Food, Moms, Women
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I LOVE Gail Simmons so I was thrilled when she was just as sweet as I had…

Food Network: Family Friendly Dining

January 1, 2017 Family
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As both a mom of two young kids and a food writer, I am often asked where…

Food Network: Mom and Pop Restaurants

September 2, 2016 feature, Food, Restaurants
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mom and pop

  Let’s hear it for the little guys! It’s not easy to run a restaurant, much less…

Chase Bank: Sparkling Wine Guide

May 7, 2016 feature, Wine and Spirits
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It’s not often¬†that you get to write a sparkling wine guide…for a bank. This one was a…

British Airways: Detroit Food

May 7, 2016 Food, Restaurants, Travel
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Detroit Food

Writing about my hometown for a British publication? Yes, please. Here are my musings on classic and…

Marriott Traveler: Designer Duds for Kids

June 3, 2015 Family, Lifestyle, Moms, Travel
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Looking for super cute kids clothes? Check out these awesome stores.